People

Téléphone Cassé

Beirut
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Here it is: a book two years in the making, produced over a weekend at the urge of friends and family (all of whom I mention inside).

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Easy Rider

Film
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I was saddened to read that Dennis Hopper died today at the age of 74. Obituaries are starting to appear here and there, and most share a view of his career as erratic and uneven.

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Biography

Family
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My friends and business partners have been egging me on to update my portfolio and website, and today Samsam reminded me that I owe my copywriter Hala a bio outline.

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Dad on the Tube

Family
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No matter how old I get, I’m never too old to cartwheel across the room when I see a family member on TV.

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Guantánamo

Artists
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Thomas Edison famously claimed that success is 10 percent inspiration and 90 percent perspiration. In that same spirit, and for as long as I’ve known her, Farah Shaer has been one very busy bee.

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Mini Meedo

Children
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In nine months, I will be an uncle. While Zena and Tarek read What to Expect When You’re Expecting, I’m hard at work on my list of How To Spoil My Niece (or Nephew) Silly.

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