In the two and half years of its existence, this blog has never paid a visit to the country of Lebanon. My sincerest apologies to the Lebanese people because it sounds you guys have one of my favourite kind of museums. Yes, I have a love/hate relationship with really bad wax museums (see here and here and here…oh, you get the picture) and the Lebanese Hall of Fame sounds like a dream/nightmare come true. Located north of Beirut in Zouk Mosbeh, the hall of fame is the world’s first and probably only animated silicon museum. Yes, silicon…like the valley and breast implant…so that makes it better than wax. And the fact the fifty or so models talk and move makes it the best of the best. An animatronic Saddam Hussein offers visitors a handshake while deposed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak hangs out with Saudi King Abdullah and deceased leader of the Palestinian Authority Yasir Arafat. Alongside current, former, or perhaps soon-to-be-overthrown Arab leaders is Bill Clinton denying he had sexual relations with that woman, the late Pope John Paul II who once visited the country and Albert Einstein because….um, well, I don’t really know. But don’t worry! Lebanon is fully represented with random politicians and other well-known local figures, including singers like Magida el Roudi and Wadih El Shafi. Also, a random museum like this one has to be even more random (see picture) with statues of the world’s fattest and smallest men standing in front of a picture of the Eiffel Tower. Because why the hell not? This is an animated silicon museum, it’s not supposed to make any sense.