Wednesday, August 20, 2008

"Most Beautiful Goat" Competition in Saudi Arabia- no, Really! Bourdain not around to tell us about it

The wonders of clicking on "Stumble" from the stumble-upon-it tool bar brings us internet charm such as this: American Idol Uses Goats In The Mecca Version
Meet the Damascene goat named Qahr, the winner of the “Most Beautiful Goat” award at the Mazayen al-Maaz competition in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

They should have brought Anthony Bourdain and the travel channel to see that show, I wonder what would the viewers think about Saudi Arabia then. Oh - those Islamophobes are just trying to give Arabs a bad name, by reporting the truth.

BTW, next week airs the show with Bordain in Egypt. Looking forward to count Coptic Christian Egyptians telling us how wonderfully tolerant that place is.

Quick update
Through simply googling "goat beauty contest" - I found the following:

Apparently - it's a "scoop" - only if now is 2005... so this post is more of a "throwback" I guess.

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