Borat – Orientalist Satire for Make Glorious Debate Western Intelligentsiya

“Dzienkuje” Sacha Baron Cohen! We were waiting for Godot, but you sensed what we really needed and instead sent us Borat! And Borat is if nothing else a moveable feast and a gift that keeps on giving. You managed simultaneously to offend Kazakhs, frighten Jewish anti-defamation groups, outrage the orientalism monitors, tee off hypocritically thin-skinned … Continue reading “Borat – Orientalist Satire for Make Glorious Debate Western Intelligentsiya”

Anna Maria Island, Florida: Hollywood of the Gulf Coast

For more than 60 years, Anna Maria Island has been a star. The island’s spectacular white sand and turquoise waters have frequently been used by Hollywood movie producers to create the ideal beach scenes. Some of the biggest icons in Hollywood have graced the beaches of AMI, however it’s easy to see the island is … Continue reading “Anna Maria Island, Florida: Hollywood of the Gulf Coast”