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  1. Humor in Dubai: A Refuge for Comedians in the Middle East When Michel Atieh decided to go to school in the United States, he chose the University of Michigan for a specific reason – it was close to […]
  2. transgender rights
    Gigi Gorgeous Detained in Dubai for Being TransShe claims airport security denied her entry into the country.
  3. whitney houston
    See a Tribute to Whitney Houston in Water and LightAlthough this video is from last year, the tragic events of this past weekend change the context.
  4. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Robert Pattinson Is a Homeless HoarderPlus, beard terrorist Will Ferrell strikes again, on our regular late-night roundup.
  5. news reel
    Dave Chappelle’s Next Block Party in Dubai?Will the Roots perform with a 60-piece orchestra on the Arabian peninsula?
  6. the industry
    Brett Ratner Finally Talks His Way Into the Playboy MansionRatner on Hef: Director Brett Ratner will direct Playboy, a biopic of Hugh Hefner, for Universal. Brian Grazer’s Imagine will produce, and John Hoffman is writing. Ratner’s first-ever visit to the Playboy Mansion last week convinced the aging Hef that the auteur behind Rush Hour was the man to tell the story of Playboy’s part in the cultural revolutions of the sixties. We just hope Ratner remembers to put boobs in it! [Variety]