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- Paging Dr. Sanjay Gupta...
- "Satellite studs" wasn't tacky enough.
Arnot and Sites are not just foreign correspondents. They are what is known in the trade as one-man bands -- or what Sites calls "sojos" (solo journalists).Update: CNN asked Sites to "suspend" his blogging.
If I could draw one analogy between Kuwait City and any place, it would be Kuwait City and Vice City -- as in "Grand Theft Auto: Vice City." My producer Megan gives me a lot of crap for the number of times I bring this up in any given day but she's never played the game and it's god's honest truth if I've ever uttered one. The sweet beachfront property and the rough ghettos, the sports boats and helicopters, palms and jet skis, huge artillery and pop radio stations. They're even roughly the same size..."Diary of Gideon in Kuwait" airs 10 p.m. Monday on MTV.
Kuwait City is dominated by portraits of its shiek, Jaber Al-Sabah...His royal palace is about three times the size of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and it makes Puffy's crib in the Hamptons look like my dilapidated Lower East Side apartment.