Stories about Humor from November, 2007
Ray Hanania performs at the Off the Wall Comedy Club in Palestine and Israel and writes about his experience here.
Heard the latest Egyptian joke on Annapolis? Zeinobia delivers it here.
Joel Martinsen from Danwei summarizes the official responses to the fake tiger issue and netizens’ spoofing of the responses.
The blog War in Rio, o Jogo [pt], which defines itself as “a manifest game and a bad taste joke”, has been quickly gaining popularity. Inspired by Wargaming, the idea behind the project is to use humor to generate a debate about the situation in Rio de Janeiro: “While politicians...
According to Guyana-Gyal, chatting, or “gyaffing” is “what we live for here…and cellaar-phones ring in the best thing for extra-communication in my lovely native land.”
Doublleaf suggests a new idiom “Zheng Long Pai Hu” (zh). Its literal meaning is Zheng Long taking the tiger photo and its extended meaning is someone doing forgery for interest group to cheat the public. Even the case is exposed the person still insists the forgery is the truth.
Siberian Light writes about Peter Nalitch, Russia's “homegrown star to match Borat”: “Seriously – who could resist the charming Nalitch as he croons “Gitarrr, Gitarrr, Gitarrr, jump to my yaguarrr, Gitarrr, Gitarrr Gitarrr, come to my boudoirrr” from the front seat of his cramped Soviet Kopeika car?”
Petya of Bighead shares a Sofia cab driver story.
The beatroot and his readers share favorite jokes about Polish cops.
The beatroot writes about the recent Spanish royalty cartoon scandal and the Polish google bomber's case – as well as the church's initiative to make “chastity trendy” in Poland.
Kuwaiti blogger continue to blog about their activities, within and outside their country. Abdullatif AlOmar keeps us up-to-date with their adventures.
“If this be the food of luuuve eat on, go on, have another”: Guyana-Gyal indulges in some “chawklit”.
Akomismo introduces Wu Wei 10, a classroom game and merit system based on the principles of Taoism where:”students are rewarded with Chi points for the tasks they fulfill, and they use these Chi points to level up and cast spells. The objective of the game is to eliminate all the...
Tonyo Cruz introduces a newly launched webcomic blog that takes on the Phillipine Blogosphere. Blogenyo seeks to poke fun at the events, intrigues, controversies, issues, and trends among Filipino bloggers.
Illyrian Gazette writes about the Croatian football team, music – and Borat.
The din of Hindu festivals doesn't quite find cheer with Chronicus Skepticus, who wonders if the Hindu gods are deaf as posts.
On Last Combat, Slovenia is, so far, a rather obscure place, writes The Glory of Carniola. Russia is a pretty busy battlefield, though.
Marlon James writes a Top Ten list of the types of men men hate.
Lee from Tokyo Times blogs about the panties pulling game.
Lanzhou city urged to standardize the translation of Chinese dragon into “Loong” as the two words convey very different imagine. Zishuo suggests to translate the word into “Yoooooog” as the word carries the horns, reflects the length and shows the tails of the Chinese dragon.
Zarchka at Life Around Me says that former president Levon Ter Petrosian will always be synonymous with the days when Armenia had frequent power cuts. Indeed, she notes, rare power outages in the capital are now jokingly linked to Ter Petrosian's plans to contest next year's presidential election.