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Drink it to cope through the long, cold months of winter.

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Aflamnah: Looking for Crowdfunding in the Arab World

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.09.2013 | Arts Read More: The Kidnap, Indiegogo, When I Saw You, Crowdfunding, Lotfi Bencheikh, Kickstarter, Navid Negahban, Vida Rizq, Dubai International Film Festival, Mena, Dubai, 51, Omar Borkan Al Gala, Gulf Film Festival, Aflamnah, UAE, Arts News
E. Nina Rothe

Started in July of 2012 by husband and wife team Vida Rizq and Lotfi Bencheikh, Aflamnah -- which simply translated means "our films" in Arabic -- is a platform much like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, but with a simple twist.

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Ten Gems From the Gulf

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.25.2013 | Arts Read More: Bani Adam, Masoud Amralla Al Ali, Grand Marriage, It's About to Rain, Gulf Film Market, Haifaa Al Mansour, 51, The Man Inside, Abdulhamid Juma, Wadjda, Gulf Film Festival, Yousry Nasrallah, Dubai, Aflamnah, Samr Al Marzooqi, Arts News
E. Nina Rothe

I'm all about cinema and my personal gems were collected during the Gulf Film Festival, which was held in Dubai's Festival City from April 10th to the 17th.

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Ross Levinsohn: Online Video to Become "Mainstream" in 2010 (video)

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media Read More: Ross Levinsohn, Fuse Capital, True/Slant, 5:1, Media News
Andy Plesser

In Las Vegas last week at the NATPE convention, Daisy caught up with Ross Levinsohn, former digital chief at News Corp and now a venture capitalist a...

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Stop Making Sense With Jerry Harrison & Chris Frantz, Plus a Robert Francis Interview, John Mayer News, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment Read More: Sam Riback, ET Thorngren, Stop Making Sense, Jerry Harrison, Chris Frantz, DVD Audio, Neil Young, Alexander Spence, The Beatles, John Mayer, Rooney, Sacd, Snuggie, Atlantic Records, The Who, Weezer, 5.1, John Martyn, Goldie Hawn, Imax, Blu-Ray, Swing Shift, David Byrne, The Rolling Stones, Karen Dalton, Dave Sardy, David Beal, Jordon Croneweth, Dts, Bob Dylan, Ry Cooder, Soul Train, Talking Heads, U2, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Entertainment News, Michael Franti, Beverly Martyn, Robert Francis, Oasis, Jonathan Demme, Glen Gray, The Band, Reverened Gary Davis, Bruce Springsteen, James Walcott, Pauline Cale, Martin Scorse, The Last Waltz, Beyonce, Maxwell, Miley Cyrus, Townes Van Zandt, Entertainment News
Mike Ragogna

This year being the 25th anniversary of the release of the Talking Heads' concert classic Stop Making Sense, I spoke with Talking Heads Jerry Harrison and Chris Frantz on the cult favorite.

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At TechCrunch50, Patching Up the Old Is the New "New"

Maya Baratz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business Read More: Toybots, match.com, Clicker, Google Video, Facebook, Xbox, Playstation, techcrunch50, Udorse, Hulu, Citysourced, Spawn Labs, Disney, Itunes, 5:1, Sony, Fluidhtml, Business News
Maya Baratz

If the first half of the conference is any indication, what's "new" in the tech industry these days is a renown effort to bridge gaps between industry archetypes that aren't.

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Iran's Positive Response and the High Possibility of a Military Strike

Omid Memarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics Read More: France, Iran, Military Attack, E.U., Incentive Package, Security Council, Israel, U.S., Javier Solana, 5+1, The United Nations, Conservatives, Manouchehr Mottaki, Jean-Maurice Ripert, Politics News
Omid Memarian

The EU and U.S. know that sanctions cannot destroy but only weaken Iran's vast economy, given that rising oil prices have tripled Iran's revenue during the past two years.

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