Thursday, February 26, 2009

Concerning misinterpretation

When Western Scholars interpret the ruling that only Duff is permissible



MJ

Heres another Simpsons inspired piece that I did

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Happy 500 Posts for Concerning MJ :D

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

This is my Five Hundredth Post :D.

I truly love blogging. Being able to express myself on this platform. Using this blog as a pensieve for my thoughts. I love the friendships that I have made through blogging.

To all those who Read
To all those who Follow
To all those who Link
To all those who Analyse
To all those who Support
To all those who Comment
To all those who Disagree

Thank You So Much

This pic is to remind me that I shouldnt take this blog too seriously and that I should always laugh at myself :D

Whip out those Pink Party Hats people!

(credit for original unedited pic)

MJ

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Concerning Werewolves


I had my first scene in the movie today :)

Its called Indian Werewolf (tentative title) and it stars Neville Pillay (Of ECR fame) and Kajol Maharaj (of hopefully a 'One Night in Kajol' fame)

I play the role of Mo - The Werewolf's friend and fellow Manchester United supporter (as is evident from my 'costume' - this is actually the second time in my life I wore a soccer top - its not really my thing) As you can see - the Blue Jeans with the orange patch is going strong and has made its way into full high definition :) Yeah baby.

I had some concerns about my character - specifically the delivery of my lines - Director wanted me to be deadpan - so I tried to be like Jaffar, but I might have come out sounding a little monotonous. And I kept saying Cunt instead of Bitch, so we had to have a few retakes.

I have no doubt that this movie will bomb at the box office, but I dont care - because its a wonderful experience working on it, and I know we'l make a killing in DVD sales :D Were half way done and its already three times better than Broken Promises (not that thats much of a boast or anything - a youtube video of my neighbours dog pissing against a wall is better than Broken Promises)

Will do my death scene next week, so im looking forward to that - Theres some special effects props and we have this awesome make up person - should make for some fun facebook profile pics :)

MJ

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

The Way I Are (MJ Style)

This post is inspired by the following Hadith

Abu Hurairah, may Allah be pleased with him, reported:
Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) said: A woman may be married for four reasons: for her property, her status, her beauty and her religion; so try to get one who is religious, may your hand be besmeared with dust (may you enjoy welfare). Sahih Muslim


Adapted from The Way I Are by Timbaland


I ain't got no beard
I ain't got no status like the Ahlul Bait
I can't even buy you attar
But together we be the perfect soulmates
Allahu Alam

--Sister Keri Hilson --
Oh
Jaan, it's alright now
You ain't gotta flaunt for me
If you aint rich
You don’t have to give mehr fathimi
We can make a small nikah for just you and me
make dua till finance is right


-- Chorus --
Baby if you pray, you can get your way
'Cause I like someone with strong Taqwa
I'm about to pray Nafl everyday
Can you handle me with my taqwa?

I don't need GHD’s or The SUV’s
Boy I like you just with good taqwa
Let me see hijaab, or a big kitaab
'Cause I like, I like, I like...


-- Brother Timbaland --
I ain't got no Hooplang
I ain't got no Albaraka Shariah Fund
We can't go for Umrah Yearly
It don't matter 'cause i’l love you till qiyamat comes
Talk to me girl

- Sister Keri Hilson -
Oh
Jaan, it's alright now
You ain't gotta flaunt for me
If you aint rich
You don’t have to give mehr fathimi
We can make a small nikah for just you and me
make dua till finance is right

- Chorus -
Baby if you pray, you can get your way
'Cause I like someone with strong Taqwa
I'm about to pray Nafl everyday
Can you handle me with my taqwa?

I don't need GHD’s or The SUV’s
Boy I like you just with good taqwa
Let me see hijaab, or a big kitaab

'Cause I like you with that strong taqwa


MJ

Friday, February 06, 2009

I Heart Wine Gums :D


If Angels had liposuction, and then that fat was taken and mixed with liqui fruit... it would taste like Wine Gums. True Story :D

Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Concerning Quarter Loaves

Concerned Helpers is going a bit slow:(

Because of funding issues I can only distribute Bunny Chows every fortnight, but i'm going to sign up with Adgator (Placing ads on my blog) and whatever I make there will go into it. Unless I make thousands - then most of the money will go into the 'Creme Caramel for MJ' fund :D. Heres a pic of the loaves of bread we cut up for Yesterdays distribution ( I was feeling detached to the whole process so they let me cut the loaves.. well - I only did two before they interceded and stopped me - I didnt know cutting bread was so hard - I made a mess of it. Drop me an e-mail if you would like to sponsor Bunny chows for a week (it comes to 120 rand each time) Also - let me know if you know of any deserving places... well, in the Durban region (im not driving up to Stanger!)


I made a Hawaiian Pizza tonight. It was awful! I tried to be faithful to the original recipe, even substituting Macon for Bacon. Macon is such a pointless processed meat. Its the Soya of the Muslim World. Ive bitched about this before. Anyway - the point is - I suck at making Pizza.

MJ

Monday, February 02, 2009

Concerning Almonds

Once upon a time (not that that really makes sense - how can something be upon time? If I said once upon Pamela Anderson it would make sense but lets ignore that for now)... Once upon a time, there was a Monkey and a Wolf. It was a hot summers day and the wolf desired some ice cream. But the monkey, being a monkey didnt have any ice cream. You cant keep freezers in trees it seems. So the wolf had sabr but then decided to eat the Monkey instead.
The End I want to speak about protest marches for a bit. If you read my chatbox, you will know that I do not attend protest marches anymore. However, i will never discourage anyone from attending. Personally I consider them to be counter productive and ive noted how the media covers these events (not favourably to say the least) and also - its so easy for a peaceful demonstration to be marred and hijacked by moronic actions that it almost always loses its noble intent. I remember a protest march I attended a few years ago. It was an enjoyable march (i'l come back to this later) but then some idiots decide to throw tomatoes at the representative at the American Consulate. Guess what stole the headline the next day. Ive seen photographers and journalists zero in on the most rabid and aggressive individual, at the exclusion of the thousands of others whose mere collective presence and meditated formations are enough to galvanise some sense of solidarity. One more thing - I think Lighters or any type of fuel should be banned from marches. Burning Flags is a futile exercise. I understand the symbolic gesture behind it, but give me dialogue over Flames any day.

The biggest reason why I didnt attend attend the Gaza Protest March was because of my nafs. I knew that if I was going to be there it would have been so that people could see me, and not really for The Palestinian People. Weve all done this before - dress up for marches... (I dont know, maybe its just me). And I guess i'm just trying to be sincere and true to myself. I know it sounds like a dick excuse, but thats how I feel.

I was always quite cynical about the Obama craze that seemed to have washed over many of us, a little part of it was due to me thinking that most people were just caught up in the frenzy. His words at AIPAC

are still fresh in my mind. But then I watched his inauguration speech and i found myself getting swept up as well. I was filled wiht this warm giddy feeling for some reason. I think they market that as Hope. For one night, i had hope.

Many thanks are due to the Craftsman of this Amazing Dish for helping me get my own Singstar Bollywood. Its awesome! I'l do a blog on it soon, and hopefully will record a duet of Suraj Hua Madham with Shiraz or waseem (they can be Kajol)

I was looking for a snack in the pantry tonight and I saw some almonds... and then I realised that Ive never seen Almonds being picked off a tree. i couldnt even imagine how they looked or how they hung from the tree (if they hung at all) The idea of little brown grape-like bunches seems absurd. I cant picture almonds in anything but a Bag or container. So I googled 'Almonds in their natural habitat' in google Images but I couldnt find any pics (maybe my search was worded ridiculously but im not going to allow that to affect the conjecture of my hypothesis) which makes me think that almonds are not grown on trees at all. I think almonds are like those genetically modified chickens that KFC are allegedly using (the ones you read about in those bullshit e-mails)

Some people have a five second rule when it comes to eating food that has been dropped on the floor. I have like a Five hour rule. I dont care. If it dropped on the floor, and if it isnt covered in sand or similar coating, I'l dust it off and EAT IT! Even if it falls on the floor of a Pakistani restaurant. I have the immune system of a Greek God! My White Blood Cells sing the theme from Highlander when they are destroying bacteria.

My dad bought a bottle of freshly squeezed Pomegranate Juice today. It tastes like fermented goat Piss (Thats just a figure of speech but if you do have first hand experience you are welcome to share it - i might even enable anon comments;) Now I know that pomegranate is mentioned in surah Rahman and what not, but i'm going to have to pass on that one. i'm guessing 'the other place' will serve Coke. I can guarantee they'l be serving Crerars. Eternal damnation and all that :)

MJ