Aman Ramazan is like Pakistan’s Price is Right, a TV game show where contestants answer questions about the Quran to win various prizes, stuff like motorcycles and dryers and … babies. The show, which broadcasts for seven hours a day during Ramadan, has given away two infant children to be adopted by the winners.
Let the hunger games begin. A list as long as your fast.
“Let the real Hunger Games begin!”
This is too adorable for words.
There’s been a recent flap over Whole Foods promoting halal food as part of a Ramadan marketing campaign, and most of said flap stems from one post by a crazy-pants blogger who thinks Muslims are “savages.” Here is that blogger’s post, called Anti-Israel Whole Foods Wishes You a Happy Ramadan, boiled down to the nuttiest soundbites and paired with the Michele Bachmann cover of Newsweek.
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Who would have seen this coming? Turns out both “Fox” and “his friends” were a little upset about the President’s decision to make a Ramadan proclamation. I mean he may have talked about Easter in his radio address that week and held an egg roll on the White House lawn, but he didn’t make a special proclamation! Who cares that he quoted Jesus Christ in said Ramadan proclamation?! Outrage! Outrage! Harumph!
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Happy Ramadan everyone! The West admittedly knows little about this sacred Islamic holiday, preferring to pay homage to Shark Week. But these lanterns, an 800 year old tradition, are intricate and fascinating to behold.