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November 10th, 2009 - 1:15 am § in Perfect Lines

(Saudi) Arabian Nights

The Saudi Gazette‘s Khadija Mesh’al As-Sulaimi did a little write up on the “emo” culture that’s sprung up in the country: Unlike the youthful rebellion of yesteryear, “Emo people” are much more difficult to define. Emo refers to a way of life which represents isolation[...]

September 11th, 2009 - 6:58 pm § in Perfect Lines

Emo Nella Italia

Mexico, Russia, Egypt, Australia, New Zealand, and the UK, meet Italy. Anthony Smith of the Roman Forum found another tale of hatred towards emo. Here’s a taste of what Smith has to say: A 14 year-old Roman ‘emo’ boy was hospitalised last week after he and a friend were pounced upon and s[...]

May 12th, 2009 - 9:40 pm § in Perfect Lines

When Emo Went to Egypt Land

Lookout Russia and Mexico, there’s another country that’s got emo in the public’s depress-ed eye. Egypt was recently over-run with anti-emo fervor, and as The Guardian‘s Jack Shenker tells it, the authorities and media took things way out of proportion. Go figure. As Shenker [...]



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