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· April, 2011

Stories about Humor from April, 2011

Ecuador: Twitter Campaign Gives President Correa ‘the Finger’

It started as a Twitter campaign, and now many Ecuadorians are posting photos of themselves showing the middle finger. Why? To ridicule the idea that you could be arrested for...

North Korea: Rumors and Superstitions Surrounding Former US President Carter

Taiwan: Lying Girls

Arab World: On Revolutions and Capitalism

For days, my tweeps have been retweeting thought nuggets from the Twitter account @_Capitalism_. Here, I will select a handful of reactions to the on-going Arab revolutions.

Ukraine: Politicians As “Folklore Characters”

Russia: A Video of President Medvedev Dancing

Brazil: Satire of Middle Class Problems

Philippines: Mosquito Press

Russia: Art Group “Voina” and Innovation 2010 Prize

Egypt: Gene Sharp Taught Us How To Revolt!

Last February, The New York Times wrote an article about the political science professor, Gene Sharp, whose ideas were credited as being an inspiration for the Egyptian revolution, as well...

Jamaica: Vampire Humour

China: Netizens’ Interpretation of Indecent Sculpture

Guyana: Giving Fish a Bad Name

Czech Republic: The President's Chilean Pen Incident

Jamaica: Cruel Cartoon?

Indonesian Netizens Support ‘Dancing Cop’

The video of a provincial cop dancing and lip-syncing to the tune of a Bollywood Indian song is now a certified internet and media hit in Indonesia. Authorities reprimanded the...

Puerto Rico: Media critique

East Timor: Satire on expats working in development

Trinidad & Tobago: PSC Chair Removed

Iran: Oxford investigates Rafsanjani's case

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