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petroula: 10% weather girl, 90% show girl

I was trying to do research for what I thought would be good and important topics to blog about — for example, the Greek Communist Party or racism against Albanians — and then I remembered this unbelievable thing I saw … Continue reading

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what’s the deal with greece’s blondes anyway?

As my friends and family have observed many times, Greek women are dying their hair blonde in ever-increasing numbers. I wish I could find statistics on it. The best evidence I can come up with is assessing the number of … Continue reading

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star hellas vs. miss usa

It might seem like a useless endeavorĀ to compare beauty pageants (it seems equivalent to comparing two evils of the same brand), but I couldn’t help thinking that Greece’s longest running beauty pageant – Star Hellas – is somehow more abrasive … Continue reading

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mother seeks bride for son

I arrived in Athens yesterday, after a relatively smooth flight on British Airways with a stop in London, and I am already finding fodder for this blog. My family told me that there is a reality show in Greece calledĀ A … Continue reading

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