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· October, 2010

Stories about Humor from October, 2010

30 October 2010

Jordan: Political Cartoonists Take Aim at Campaign Posters

Jordanian social media writers continue to focus their writing about the November 9th parliamentary elections on the election posters covering the country, and particularly the capital city, Amman.

23 October 2010

Philippines: Popular dancing videos

Dancing prisoners. Dancing maids. Dancing flight attendants. And now Dancing Tax Collectors. Watch again these popular dancing videos from the Philippines.

Saudi Arabia: Genie in Court

"I was under the influence of a genie" is the latest excuse for administrative corruption in Saudi Arabia. A corrupt judge, a genie and a religious investigation panel, which claims...

19 October 2010

Puerto Rico: Presenting the reputable online paper “The Yam”

They are definitely funny. Not to mention that the often absurd and surreal Puerto Rican political landscape gives them plenty of material. They are El Cangrimán, El Rata and Oscar...

14 October 2010

India: The Grand Secret OS

Russia: The Twitter Craze. This Time, It's a Worm…

RuNet Echo

Russian officials in a tweet-o-drama over... a worm.

12 October 2010

France: Magazine Tells Fairy Tales about Polygamy in Immigrant Families

Le Point, a French weekly news magazine, was the victim of a “militant” of the new kind that is rising up against the portrait being painted of residents of immigrant...

9 October 2010

Russia: Moscow Mayor's Dismissal and Some “Kremlinology”

RuNet Echo

The dismissal of Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov on Sept. 28 inspired Anglophone Russia bloggers to write about Putin, Medvedev, Sechin, the 2012 presidential election, Luzhkov's wife and her business, and...

6 October 2010

Russia: Vladivostok's Golden Horn Bay Bridge Controversy

RuNet Echo

Masha Egupova reviews bloggers' reactions to the construction of the Golden Horn Bay bridge in Vladivostok, a project compromised by corruption scandals and lack of accountability.

Russia: Putin Turns 58, Gets Erotic Calendar as Birthday Present

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