11 Ads That Will Make You Feel Really, Really Nostalgic

11 Ads That Will Make You Feel Really, Really Nostalgic

by Abdulhameed Afifi

We’re going to take you down memory — ads — lane where life was much simpler, and we were much, much younger. Beware that you’ll feel ancient AF after reading this listicle.     When Ruby made us fall in love with Faragello juice       When Amr Diab was BFFs with Pink, Britney […]

24 Songs That Will Always Make ’80s Egyptian Kids Happy

24 Songs That Will Always Make ’80s Egyptian Kids Happy

It’s 2016 and I’m disappointed and somewhat bored. Music used to rock your soul. Genres actually felt different. This musical fusion that’s been going on for the past decade is getting on 80s kids’ nerves. Commercial music used to be fun and stupid, alternative rock could actually rock your soul and break-up songs were more than music […]

Why Bakar Will Always Be a Part of Ramadan That I’ll Forever Miss

Why Bakar Will Always Be a Part of Ramadan That I’ll Forever Miss

by Farah Andil

There’s no doubt that younger generations, do not resemble their former counterparts in any way imaginable.Kids nowadays own the latest smart phones, wear designer brands and hang out in the “it” spots.   The difference can also be spotted in the things they watch. We — by we, I’m referring to an actual ’90s kid […]

What Ever Happened to the Ramadan Spirit?

What Ever Happened to the Ramadan Spirit?

Year after year, Egyptians try harder to maintain the Ramadan spirit, but something always seems to be missing.     Below are some examples:   1- Ramadan decorations everywhere 2- Special Ramadan menus 3- Lanterns in every single social media ad 4- Every nightclub, restaurant, café is a Ramadan tent 5- Konafa and sohour carts […]

An Open Letter to My Late Grandparents

An Open Letter to My Late Grandparents

  Dear Grandma and Grandpa,   It’s been a while since I’ve last written to you. Life has taken its toll on me but you never leave my stream of thoughts. You left me when I was about to head off to explore the real world; I was a child who was not mature enough to […]

25 Egyptian Things That Will Make You Feel Older Than Gedetak

25 Egyptian Things That Will Make You Feel Older Than Gedetak

If you’ve been feeling like staying home lately, going to bed at 8 PM, dancing feels like a mission and you avoid junk food at night because your system always fails to digest it, then we’ll gladly break the news for you: You’re getting old. Since I find myself rather tired on this long weekend, I […]

The 32 Most 2000s Things That Have Ever Happened In Egypt

The 32 Most 2000s Things That Have Ever Happened In Egypt

Remember when life was simple back in the 2000s? All we did was play with Yu-Gi-Oh cards, watch El Mo7akek Conan and listen to Nancy Ajram‘s “Akhasmak Ah”. We here at Scoop Empire have decided to take a stroll down memory lane and show you the most 2000s things that have ever happened:     […]

17 Games Every Egyptian Kid Has Played in School

17 Games Every Egyptian Kid Has Played in School

By Hady El Hady

Back before kids had iPhones and iPads and spent their free time crushing candy and planting pea shooters to kill zombies, kids used to spend their breaks at school playing games that actually involved human interaction (shocking, right?!). So here’s a nostalgic list of 17 games that every Egyptian kid used to play in school. […]

Iconic Egyptian Candies Jelly Cola and Gersy Made a Glorious Comeback and We’re Freaking Out

Iconic Egyptian Candies Jelly Cola and Gersy Made a Glorious Comeback and We’re Freaking Out

Cinema El Atfal, Mama Nagwa and Bo2loz, Boogie we Tamtam, 3amo Fouad, listening to mix tapes on Walkmans, Ramadan’s Fawazir, Alf Leila we Leila, Sherihan and Nelly are just some of the reasons why the 80s will forever be our favorite decade. Yet none of them meant a thing if we weren’t devouring our favorite […]

12 Cartoons That Shaped Our Childhoods in the Middle East

12 Cartoons That Shaped Our Childhoods in the Middle East

By Alia Atef

Cartoons are a fundamental part of any childhood, in any country. The difference is that now there are so many cartoons to choose from, while back in the day, we only had a few. Cartoons stimulate our imaginations and let us explore worlds and vicariously live fantastical lives. This, during a time of intense growth […]

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