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This Saudi Teenager Was Arrested for Doing the Macarena

I’ve always believed that doing the Macarena was a crime against humanity, but not, like, you know, literally. In Saudi Arabia, though, things are different. This kid was arrested and held for questioning for “improper public behavior.”

Was it for blocking traffic? Or for dancing?

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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