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· March, 2010

Stories about Humor from March, 2010

Trinidad & Tobago: On Corruption

“On the day the Uff Report was submitted to a happy looking President, the Prime Minister suddenly realized the people needed more hospitals and Summits”: This Beach Called Life takes...

Japan: The Strange Country

Kenichi realized an “info-graphic, motion piece” (which is his final thesis) with the aim of making Japanese people think about their country, that, the Japanese videomaker says, “isn't that normal”....

Russia: Bloggers’ Mockery of Film Poster Upsets Famous Director

The poster for an upcoming movie on World War II by Russian director Nikita Mikhalkov is monumental, tense and grim. But it also became funny, descriptive and nearly offensive after...

Trinidad & Tobago: Money Done

“I yawned last night when the news on all local TV stations reported that the police, famous for being loyal to our incorruptible leader, raided UDeCOTT offices, Sunway International’s offices...

Trinidad & Tobago: Disconnected?

Trinidad and Tobago diaspora blogger Jumbie's Watch is afraid that the Prime Minister is “showing signs of ‘disconnect’”.

Guyana: Virtual Love

“What a la-la. The I-net become the We-net”: Guyana-Gyal notices that “rosemantic” things have been happening in cyberspace.

Trinidad & Tobago: Horning

From Trinidad and Tobago, This Beach Called Life blogs about “horning”.

Lebanon: World's Richest Man Dropped By

A collaboration between Qifa Nabki and Maya Zankoul resulted in a comic strip about the visit of the world's richest man, the Mexican of Lebanese origin, Carlos Slim Helou, and...

Lebanon: Shankaboot, first Arabic webdrama

A topic of several blog posts in the Lebanese blogosphere is Shankaboot. “Shankaboot– the world’s first Arabic webdrama – takes us into the beating heart of modern Beirut street life...

Chile: Tu Sunami jabs at President, quakes and aftershocks

From Chile, a video mashup by tintoweno mixes McHammer, Storm Troopers and the Chilean president Sebastián Piñera as comic relief: adding  humor to the tense situation lived in Chile as...

Trinidad & Tobago: Anti-Everything

KnowTnT.com‘s Edmund Gall asks himself, “Are we Trinis more likely to be *against* something than *for* the opposite?”

Egypt: #Top50Eg Tweets Make a Difference

Egyptian tweeps are using the #Top50Eg hashtag on Twitter. Tarek Amr takes us on a tour of the Egyptian twittersphere to tell us all about it.

Russia: Soviet Singer Becomes Internet Meme

A wordless song “I'm Glad I'm Finally Returning Home” performed by Soviet singer Eduard Hill became the recent Internet meme on English-speaking blogosphere. The Youtube video for the song counts...

Trinidad & Tobago: Hart to Hart

Bloggers continue to comment on the latest woes of the Trinidad and Tobago government.

Trinidad & Tobago: Thought Bubbles from London

Trinidad and Tobago's fake Prime Minister blogs from the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, here and here.

Egypt: How living in Egypt has changed her life

Karishma Pais, an expat living in Egypt, wrote a nice blog post about how her experience with living in Egypt has changed her life.

Trinidad & Tobago: The Hart of the Matter

News broke late yesterday that Calder Hart, the Canadian-born head of The Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (UDeCOTT), the company pegged as "Government's primary developer of choice",...

South Africa: South Africa stand up comedy

SA Rocks posts a video of Don Packett, a South Africa stand up comedian: “This man makes me laugh. And yes, sure, he’s a friend so I sort of have...

India: The Battle Of Rin vs. Tide

In India a recent advertisement on TV openly comparing between rival detergent brands caused an uproar in the blogosphere with bloggers discussing about rivalry, fair competition and ethics.

Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago: Getting Kicks

This Beach Called Life thinks that politics and good governance in Trinidad and Tobago are “entertainment as usual”, while across in Barbados, B.C. Pires is also amused by the goings-on...

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