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· November, 2010

Stories about Humor from November, 2010

Trinidad & Tobago: Fictitious Phone Call

aka_lol, tongue very much in cheek, posts a fictitious exchange between the former Prime Minister and the former executive chairman of the Urban Development Corporation of T&T, who was in...

Dominican Republic: The death of an exemplary human being

November 18th was a sad day for Dominicans: Freddy Beras Goico passed away. The communicator and TV host was involved in his last years in philanthropist activities helping people with...

Trinidad & Tobago: Closer to 40

Lisa Allen-Agostini considers what 40 might look like.

Africa: The Mobutu Prize of Corruption International

Do you know the Mobutu Prize of Corruption International? “The first nominee is the King of Ethiopia, His Excellency King Haille Gleedie, who sold the entire national food reserve to...

Philippines: Netizens dislike new government tourism campaign

Netizens are up in arms over the government’s new tourism campaign. Various blogs, facebook statuses, and twitter accounts have all become sites of disgust towards the new tourism country branding....

Pamela Fever Grips India

Hollywood actress and model Pamela Anderson is creating ripples in India as she arrived in Mumbai a few days ago to take part in a TV reality show. Netizens reflect...

Russia: Putin and “The Brezhnev Factor”

Poemless does a new “VovaMania!” post on PM Vladimir Putin, while The Power Vertical highlights Sergey Shelin's article on Gazeta.ru that compares Putin to Leonid Brezhnev.

S.Korea:A Boy Band's Innovative Word Describing His Roots Made To Trending List

South Korea's boy band, U-Kiss's member, Alexander has placed #Korean American and #Xandernese at Twitter's top trending list. The word ‘Xandernese’, which Alexander invented while describing his origin, is getting...

China: Perception on national power

Maryannodonnell translated a series of mobile messages about Chinese people's perception of national power and world order.

Egypt: Vodafone Egypt Advertisement Stirs Controversy

A new advertisement for Vodafone Egypt featuring ninth century Muslim scientist Abbas Ibn Firnas as a mad man who would not surf the internet to see how his attempt to...

Pakistan: Not My Destiny

Rickshaw Diaries writes about a new phenomenal blog called “Not My Naseeb” where the author shares excerpts from messages she receives on matrimonial sites.

Russia: Interview With @KermlinRussia

A Good Treaty does a short interview with @KermlinRussia (RUS), who “regularly posts acerbic, ironic tweets mocking news stories about Russia’s leaders”: “For instance, hours after news emerged that journalist...

Uganda: President's Rap Song

Ugandan President's own rap music: “In the case of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, the bright yellow of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) is accompanied by a song that has...

Russia: Photos of Halloween

Users metkere and zyalt post pictures from Halloween parties here and here. LJ-user sokhovich posts picture of a person in a mask of Frankenstein-like Medvedev and other halloween'ized politics.

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