Fifty-nine years ago today another Egyptian revolution climaxed with King Farouk high-tailing it for Italy. A lame excuse for this side-note of youtube nitpickery: The vehicle in Beyonce’s Thunderdome homage “Run the World (Girls)” bears the insignia of my alma mater The American University in Cairo. With all Beyonce’s esoterica-ca, the riot-gear of the approaching … Continue reading

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