Monday, March 7, 2016

Lebanon's history via pop culture 22

Dynasty? Falcon Crest? With Lebanon running episodes several months after the United States, the story goes that as an American journalist was going through a checkpoint, a militiaman held her at gunpoint and asked “so tell me, now… who shot JR?”. And indeed so it went, when a relative would come from the United States, one of the first questions would be “so, what happened with Alexis in the trial?” – Alexis being of course Joan Collins in Dynasty.

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