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Monday, August 30, 2010

Saturday, August 28, 2010


le début
moukarzel (2)                   Nadine Njeim earned her right!
moukarzel (3)
       She was crowned and even served in the Red Cross.
moukarzel           Her jewelry? Her right? Her prize ?  Ma3ool!

Friday, August 27, 2010

Summer Sequel

Message In A Bottle…..Part II
ksara (15)
Pounding on a full set of drums has a way of bringing neighbors together……
ksara (2)
while damaging eardrums….
ksara (4)
and if that noise continues…there’s always

Monday, August 23, 2010

Have We Met?

mango (4)                               Scarlett! Is that you?
scarlett (3)                           We still miss Penelope.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

East Meets West

makeup (4)           A French diploma in Japanese Kabuki Theater makeup?

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Tattoo You

cablevisionAre advertisers considering tattooing beautiful Lebanese girls to gain more advertising space? This is only a rumor. Let it be known, Lebanese girls are neither “for sale’ nor “for rent”.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010


Beirut’s sweltering summer heat makes seeing this as a cool blue popsicle just as mouthwatering!

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Playing The Numbers

CB (3)
   It’s not what you get that counts, it’s how many will you need?

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Training Day

smalvicNext you can “play” wash the balcony, “play” hang the laundry, “play sweep the floors, “play” clean the toilet,  “play” wash the dishes and if you’re very good you can “play” iron the clothes…. don’t forget to take out the trash….it’s so much fun!

Friday, August 13, 2010

Fancy Footwork

Great idea! Lebanese women will love these little flipflops. The perfect shoe for the salon! Spend the day in comfort while getting ready for your night out!!
flipflops (2)

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Defining Moment

   That’s a massive elephant you have there, are you having an elephant-sized sale?

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

More Or Less

City Mall (3) Wishing for extra bodies isn’t necessary…..

City Mall (2) A few extra hands are guaranteed…..

City Mall There are plenty of extra feet around….

City Mall (4)

and of course extra mouths to feed.

This is Lebanon, where families rely on each other…..well at least someone is relied on more than others, that person already has a few extra bodies to dress, hands to stuff cash into, feet waiting for new shoes and of course the extra mouths to feed while the very same mouth drinks too much arak and bellows out drunken advice at the very table the benefactor has provided.

Monday, August 9, 2010

Color My World (2)   “Lebanese are being bombarded in the form of outdoor advertising. Billboards fight for attention. While many cities have beautification and restoration committees, Beirut counts on the creativity of advertisers to add a bit of color and at least temporarily add beauty to crumbling buildings.
Here are some of what Lebanese are subjected to on a daily basis. Enjoy or suffer along with us.”
saliba       Beirut Drive-by Shooting is 1 year old today. Thanks to the advertisers for providing so many great ads! Thanks to the many readers from around the world. Special thanks to the Lebanese Blogosphere.

Friday, August 6, 2010

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Closer Than Close

C&FThese two ads are very much alike, the stilettos, the red square logo,
maria pino
they are even close to each other on the road…just a few feet apart.