Banned on religious grounds, her latest album Born This Way won't be on re-play on Beirut's en-vogue radio waves. Unlike 'Poker Face' and that darling, 'Paparazzi'- on full blast in more households and cars than Air Con in Lebanon's sweltering summer.
Would they ban Shakira if she offended Christianity, - or when she did with her Oral Fixation 2 daring Eve/ Apple album cover-- or does get off the hook through her Lebanesehood:
"It looks like the Lebanese General Security has decided to ban Lady Gaga’s new album, Born This Way, from being sold and distributed in Lebanon, as reported by The Sun.
The cause of the ban? They deemed the album “offensive to Christianity”. "
11 things that should be banned in Lebanon (list doesn’t include Born This Way)
Lebanon censorship is alive in music if nothing else:
"People online are buzzing about Born This Way being banned in Lebanon.
“Offensive to Christianity”?
That’s so shameful, people! Censorship is so old school."
Maybe you're a pirate or, sticking to the intrigue, a spy:
"Another Zodiac chart, this time a remix of the original Nerd Zodiac. And I am again part of the Ninjas and Samurais, which is very cool by the way, but they have some very interesting traits for the Ninjas/Samurai."
Stolen Smiles – The little Girl Selling Rosaries at Starbucks
My name is Mohammad and this is me taking a stand against child labor.
This is the first of 4 posts; over the next few days I will share few stories that I heard/saw; in the last post we will discuss what can be done; I will edit the last post based on your comments on the first 3 posts!"