Inside Saudi Arabia. - By Nicholas Schmidle - Slate Magazine

At his home in Riyadh, his family kept a Filipino cook, driver, and maid who washed his briefs. "I don't know how to cook or to clean my clothes," he told me. "So, whenever I am in the United States, I just wear my underwear once … and then throw them away."

Inside Saudi Arabia. - By Nicholas Schmidle - Slate Magazine

What a great quote to pull out in a brief article about the state of social progression in Saudi Arabia. The article is short, but worth a read to get an idea of what a modern, islamist, monarchy is like.

Inside Saudi Arabia. - By Nicholas Schmidle - Slate Magazine

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I write code most days. Prevously: photojournalist, EMT. Somewhat obsessed with jouralism.