They’re Arabs. And They Play Them On TV: This Ashraf Khalil piece declares that Arab-Americans are getting more roles than ever — as terrorists. The story opens with a few quotes from an actor with a European stage name who is in the “Arab closet” because he doesn’t want Hollywood to make him strap on a suicide bomb. This is, officially, a weird world.
Slim Pickings: The LAT is really putting a lot into its new get-out-the-blog initiative. Kinda.
Given More: After having a really, really bad run of things, Britney Spears has been given a small break. Her single “Gimme More” is No. 1 on the charts.
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