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· September, 2006

Stories about Humor from September, 2006

Kazakhstan: Crossing the Line

KZBlog says that comedian Sasha Baron Cohen has crossed the line in his latest stunt as the character Borat by directly mocking the president and government of Kazakhstan in his...

Indonesia: New Political Parties

Indonesia Matters lists newly registerd political parties in Indonesia. The blogger also taks about how the explosion in the number of parties is causing parties to come up with similar...

Video: Vietnamese bloggers get “kinky” for charity

Vietnamese blogger Elmooh has uploaded a series of four videos shot at an “Offline Party” – a blogger-organized charity fundraiser in Hanoi. The party included a game involving young men,...

Guyana: Message from the Cold

The common cold guest-posts on Guyana-Gyal's blog: “So all you people who go around maligning me, saying things like, “Man, I got a Miserable Cold,” or “Man, I ketch a...

Hungary: Candidate Withdraws From Local Election

Pestiside.hu writes about the upcoming local election and one of the candidates who decided not to run: a “Roma eccentric […] whose key election promise was to build a condom...

Japan: blood type talk

Peter Payne in Japundit tries to explain why Japanese are so fascinated about blood type in relation to personality.

Japan: light in the toilet bowl

JP in Japundit introduces a new feature for a perfect toilet: one small light for man, one giant leap for womankind.

Thailand: Countercoup?

Flickr user Bill Paterson post a picture taken from a Thai newspaper. Is this the countercoup?

Hungary: More Boring Than Canada

Pestiside.hu observes that Hungary is more boring than Canada.

Russia: “Don't Try This At Home” Recipes

Copydude shares some literary and real-life “Don't Try This At Home” cocktail recipes from Russia.

Thailand: Pronouncing “Coup”

Andrew Biggs, a long time Thailand resident and television personality recounts how the TV programming was shut down the night the coup occured. “There are still soldiers in and around...

Ukraine: Politics and Life

Dan McMinn of Orange Ukraine reviews Ukraine's political developments and also writes about his visit to Ukraine: “I myself wasn't paying much attention to politics, in truth. Instead I was...

Thailand: The Coup and the Net

Ben at Mai Me Arai writes about the increase in internet usage in Thailand while the coup was taking place. “Let it never be said that Thai’s don’t know where...

Jamaica: How to succeed in politics

Jamaica and the World offers four techniques sure to guarantee success in Jamaican politics.

Lebanon: Pope, Politics, Post-War Casualties and Circumcision

This week Lebanese blogs discusses circumcision, the environment, the Pope's quote on Islam, Lebanese politics, post war hardships and suspicions among other things. Let us start this weeks sampling by...

Russia: “Elitny Dress Code”

Copydude writes about “Elitny Dress Code” in Russia.

Poland: Socialist Realism Award

Drawing on a previous entry, the beatroot announces the Socialist Realism Award contest: “We aim to find the most ridiculous (and by definition, the most fantastic) piece of socialist realism...

Thailand: DIY Shoe Waterproofing

A Bangkok girl, caught in a flood, devices wateproofing for her shoes. Her friend at Gnarlykitty blog posts pictures of the invention. “Bow had enough. She couldn't risk getting fungi...

FSU: Ask Carpetblogger (About Crapistan)

Carpetblogger introduces a new feature, Ask Carpetblogger, in which she'll be answering “questions about life in Crapistan.” The first question is this: “Carpetblogger, how can I tell if I am...

Russia: World Toilet Organization

Snowsquare.com writes about a bizarre event held in Moscow last week: the World Toilet Summit & Expo 2006.

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