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· May, 2011

Stories about Humor from May, 2011

Russia: OBEY Giant Poster Wonders ‘Who Set Up Strauss-Kahn?’

LJ-user groupper posts [ru] pictures of an illegal poster with OBEY Giant and a question in French and Russian: “Who set up Strauss-Kahn?” The poster hanging in front of the...

Trinidad & Tobago: Politricks?

Plain Talk, tongue firmly in cheek, gives a quick run-down of the political goings-on in Trinidad and Tobago, while Weblog Bahamas quips: “Politicians confuse me.”

Brazil: Photos from the “Different People's” Big Barbecue Protest

It is unclear whether the Higienópolis subway station will become a reality after Brazil's barbecue protest, but the issue has stimulated the creativity of web users. In this post, see...

Georgia: Tolkienesque Clashes on the Streets of Tbilisi

On 21 May, just days before the 20th anniversary of Georgia declaring its independence from the former Soviet Union, protests organized by the opposition People's Assembly accused President Saakashvili of...

Caribbean: Reflections on the Rapture

So the world was supposed to end this past Saturday - at least according to some religious sects. Caribbean bloggers write about how one man's delusion had an impact on...

Brazil: Barbeque as Protest in São Paulo

A new kind of protest has become a hit in Brazil: the barbeque. Those behind it are part of a "new" social class in Brazil: so-called "different people". To understand...

China: Shake the Country

Olivia from China Hush explains how the Forbidden City Palace Museum first lost their exhibited art pieces and then their face because of wrong spelling in their thank-you banner to...

Pakistan: If Your Mosque Had WiFi!

Pakistani blogger Farrukhunplugged posts some imaginary social media conversations possible if mosques had Wifi connection.

Trinidad & Tobago: The Firing of King

Bloggers are still reacting to the firing of the Minister of Planning, with aka_lol saying, tongue-in-cheek: “I think it is wise for any Government to promptly get rid of any...

Brazil: “Different People” Mobilize Massive Street Barbecue in Higienopolis

The São Paulo State government decided not to build a subway station in #Higienopolis [pt], after 3500 residents of the upscale neighborhood signed a petition against the construction since they...

Where the hell is Taiwan

Remember “Where the hell is Matt“? Wu Jian-heng(吳建衡), a young Taiwan backpacker who went on a journey to India-in the costume of deity Nezha, has a similar ambition. His sole wish is to...

Kuwait: In Love with Osama Bin Laden

Kuwaiti columnist Khulood Al-Khamis has declared her undying love to terror mastermind Osama Bin Laden, saying she looks forward to being united with him in heaven to live out her...

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