Author Archives: eyeright

To Hell With Our Good Intentions

This is a story of the time I fell for what the Nigerian-American author Teju Cole once dubbed as the White Savior Industrial Complex.  Now I am not white, but the rest did apply to me. Right after graduating with my Master’s degree from the UK in 2013, I felt an overpowering voraciousness for change fueled by an unprecedented infallible sense of freedom […]

FC Barcelona: A Brand in the… Breaking.

For 21 years now I have been a fan of a football club or rather more accurately, more than a club (més que un club), FC Barcelona. I watched the players week in week out while growing up as an aspiring professional footballer. That went down the drain. Today I am what ad agencies refer […]

What More Do We Need?

After ranking in 88th place (out of a possible 94) tied with Sri Lanka, Kosovo and Sudan in Henley and Partners’ global ranking index for 2013,        which ranks countries based on their citizens’ freedom of travel, Lebanese citizens thought it can’t go much downhill from there…or can it?z According to Global Firepower (GFP), which […]

A Father’s Letter to his Daughter: Perfect

A powerful, inspiring, and heart touching story. This segment from the ESPN show E:60 is nothing less than a fascinating, life changing tale. Heath White, a military man, marathon runner, and all-around success story, was suddenly faced with a choice. During his wife’s second pregnancy, Heath discovered that his new daughter would be born less than perfect, […]

Why Not?

Vladimir Putin has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Words seem to disappear when trying to describe the news. It is appalling and disgusting to say the least, not to mention offensive. It represents a huge blow for anyone and everyone who has hope in humanity. Not only was Putin not held accountable for […]

What Does the Fox Say?

Brace yourselves. The latest viral music hit has arrived. It’s called “The Fox,” an infuriatingly infectious song by Ylvis, a pair of Norwegian variety show brothers. The video is intended to promote the upcoming Sept. 10 premiere of their talk show, though it’s safe to say “The Fox” has already extended far beyond the show’s normal […]

Sex for Syria

Alyssa Milano is a renowned American actress, producer and former singer, best known for portraying Samantha Micelli on the series Who’s the Boss?, Phoebe Halliwell on the television series Charmed, and Jennifer Mancini on the soap opera Melrose Place. However, lately she has become more famous for something slightly different. Finally, a “leaked” Alyssa Milano sex tape! Okay, so maybe “leaked” isn’t the […]