Public Smooching: Is Jordan Moving Forwards or Backwards?
Published May 15th, 2012 - 15:07 GMT
One girls sees way too much at a cafe in Jordan and asks whose problem is it? Another Jordanian is torn at two competing realities in his homeland; and a cartoon looks at boob jobs from an Arab woman's perspective.
A gal in Amman sees two people sucking face in a public restaurant and its turns her stomach. She wonders if it should.
Should PDAs (Public Displays of Affection) only be limited to non-sexual embracing, kissing and holding hands from the same gender in Jordan?
She asks others to chime in on how much is too much.
The blogger interacts with Thomas Freidman's positive piece about Jordan and feels conflicted, not over the great things Freidman says but
" I am concerned that we are STILL living in a country that has been running on two separate tracks, and that, even after the wakeup call from the Arab Spring, it still seems, by-and-large, to insist to run on two tracks."
"I must admit, I’m pretty darn proud of this comic. This is the first time I drew anything containing an action sequence
Funny note, showed this preview to the parents yesterday and they both insisted that the boobs should look bigger. It was sort of an awkward moment for me.
Happy Monday folks!"