35 episodes

The Men's Room podcast is a long form interview hosted by journalist and Official Bespoke magazine Managing Editor Nadia Michel with friends and guests that include the Middle East's most inspired CEOs, chefs, adventurers, entrepreneurs, musicians, authors, artists, and beyond.

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The Men's Room podcast is a long form interview hosted by journalist and Official Bespoke magazine Managing Editor Nadia Michel with friends and guests that include the Middle East's most inspired CEOs, chefs, adventurers, entrepreneurs, musicians, authors, artists, and beyond.

    Divorce, legacy and religious laws in the Middle East

    Divorce, legacy and religious laws in the Middle East

    Fourth-generation lawyer Dr. Talal Jaber shares his take on religious laws in the Middle East and how they impact families. He proposes reforms that take into account local culture and contemporary values.

    • 41 min
    Kicking your addiction to the curb

    Kicking your addiction to the curb

    Dr. Farid Talih is a Psychiatrist at American University of Beirut Medical Center AUBMC who specializes in addictive behaviours and sleep disorders. He reveals the most prevalent drugs in the Middle East, the latest approaches to treatment and why addiction is now being called 'substance abuse disorder.'

    • 41 min
    Protein Puffs and the rise of Raw Bites

    Protein Puffs and the rise of Raw Bites

    Raw Bites co-founder Ali Bazzaz talks protein, good carbs and why the Lebanese brand's peanut-flavored Just Protein Puffs are spreading like wildfire. He also talks about how they've crafted their international expansion, which is already well underway.

    • 41 min
    Why shooting virtual onions will make you want to buy gum

    Why shooting virtual onions will make you want to buy gum

    George Eid is the Co-Founder of XLAB, a Beirut-based agency that is at the forefront of experiential marketing in the Middle East. He talks about the playful hardware and software they create for brands and the company's expansion into Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

    • 41 min
    Why 'politics' shouldn't be a dirty word

    Why 'politics' shouldn't be a dirty word

    Gilbert Doumit is a Public Policy Expert and Political Activist and a Managing Partner at Beyond Reform & Development, a consulting firm and social enterprise that advises countries across the MENA. He explains why the term 'politics' should be redefined and what the new government should look like in Lebanon following the revolution.

    • 41 min
    Inside MMA, the fastest growing sport on Earth

    Inside MMA, the fastest growing sport on Earth

    Abdo el Hage is an internationally certified mixed martial arts coach and judge. He talks about the rules of cage fights, the benefits of training and why MMA promoters should focus on the Middle East.

    • 41 min

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