Stories about Humor from July, 2007
Ben Ross, an American blogger in Fujian province, hit the bloglight this year when he began working full-time in a Chinese barber shop, blogging his way through the month and the several hairdos that came with it. Today he recaps the road to fame his hair has led him to,...
Kuwaiti bloggers are leaping into action, discovering their surroundings, attending events and covering them, keeping tabs on the latest developments on the arrest of the Monster of Hawali and looking for racial slurs on the shelves of supermarkets. Read this post by Abdullatif Al Omar to see what else is happening.
The Accidental Russophile considers buying a Polonium 210 coffee mug, available at CafePress for $10.99.
Wang Lin noticed that there are many “soft and warm advice notices” around China, such as: “Soft and warm advice: please take care of your belonging, if you lose anything, we won't take any responsibility” (zh). The blogger felt that such kind of “soft and warm advice” were a characteristic...
22 things to ABSOLUTELY love or hate about NAIROBIANS: 1. Nairobians like staring at pregnant women (hate) 2. Nairobians like staring generally (love) can do wonders for your self esteem 3. Nairobians are always in a hurry 4. But if you stare at space, Nairobians will stop and stare with...
“It’s only after he puts on the pair of round fake-Italian sunglasses with the slightly reflective lenses that I realise that the figure in the purple cape I’d seen earlier lurking sheepishly near the self-help section is meant to be Harry.” Caribbean Free Radio posts an entertaining piece on the...
Jamaica and the World identifies what she thinks are “4 biggest non-debates in the lead-up to the election in Jamaica”.
SexyRexy has some tips that will help get over your ex.
Latvian Abroad writes about parody websites devoted to the new president Valdis Zatlers.
Parler Camerounais compares (Fr) the leaders of Cameroon, and their “bulimia” of meaningless titles and honors, to the royal family in Eddie Murphy's 1998 hit, Coming to America.
Joshua Kucera just visited Turkmenistan, which he entered rather smoothly from Azerbaijan. Josh visited a burning gas crater, the Museum of Fine Art in the capital Ashgabad, and had a tour guide who wasn't quite getting the numbers right. He also acquainted himself with the (rather barren) local media landscape...
Tolkun Umaraliev posts a funny picture showing the amount of confusion created by writing Russian words with Latin script in Uzbekistan.
BravoZulu.bm senses a Bermudan election approaching…
Bektour is amazed by the sight of an old London double-decker in the streets of the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek.
ESWN translated a blog post from Sohoxiaobao on some funny typographic mistakes that have political implication.
Lebanese blogger Mazen writes about a new service with a twist in its provider's name.
Bahraini Mahmood Al Yousif calls upon cinemas to admit people in costumes free to the new Harry Potter movie.
KABOBfest is perplexed by the amount of hair growing from Fatah gunman Amjad Halawi's head. Halawi recently emerged after seven years on the lam.
Honduran blogger Aaron Ortiz writes his first Global Voices Online post and introduces us to several expatriate blogs written from his home country. This is the first in a series of articles, which provides an overview of the Honduran blogosphere.
James from Japan Probe reports on a Theme Park's idea of Ramen Bath.
A hilarious post by positive solution on his day-to-day toxic life.