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· September, 2011

Stories about Humor from September, 2011

China: Obama Fried Chicken

Obama Fried Chicken (OFC) is now opened in Beijing. (From Shanghaiist)

Recreating China Map into Maga

Shanghaiist collects a series of anime character drawings recreated from the China map.

North Korea: Kim Jong-il Plans to Solve Famine by Breeding Giant Rabbits

Zimbabwe Metro site posted a list of eccentric acts and plans carried out by North Korean dictator, Kim Jong-il. It includes Kim's plan to solve famine by breeding giant rabbits...

Colombia: Outrage at President of Congress Over Oil Subsidy

Last week, Juan Manuel Corzo, Senator and president of Colombia's Congress, caused outrage on social networks when he tried to justify a fuel subsidy for congresspeople. The issue became "personal"...

Russia: Jokes and Xenophobia

Donna Welles writes about Russian jokes (and a blog that translates Russian and Ukrainian jokes into English) – and about xenophobia.

Jamaica: Acts of Creation

“I think that is part of the reason that we look behind in the toilet bowl. We want to see exactly what it is we have created”: Under the Saltire...

Russia: Indie Band Uses ‘Office Violence’ Viral Video For Promotion

Biting Elbows, Moscow-based indie/punk band, has shot quite funny viral video for the promotion of its debut album. The clip reminds both the “Matrix,” and 2008 ‘Russian Office Rampage‘ footage (later...

China: Netizens ridicule Shanghai’s architectural designs

The Ministry Tofu collected a number of funny photoshop pictures produced by Chinese netizens to ridicule Shanghai's architectural designs.

Puerto Rico: Tuning In to a New Voice For Political Satire

En Serio is a new political satire program broadcast on TV and through the web. It’s inspired mainly by successful American political satire shows, and the team of hosts and...

Hungary: “The Constitution's Table”

The Contrarian Hungarian writes about a new regulation that requires “every municipal council in Hungary [to] set up a table to display the country’s newly enacted constitution”: “The table must...

Kyrgyzstan: 83 Candidates Register for Presidential Elections

Kyrgyzstan, famous for its political unrest, will have a presidential election in October 2011. No fewer than 83 Kyrgyz citizens have registered to participate in the race for the presidency....

Azerbaijan: Caspian Dreaming…

Aaron in Azerbaijan posts a well-produced music video by two of his fellow Peace Corps Volunteers in the country, singing under the name of the Caspian Dreamers, ahead of next...

Morocco: The Twitter Opposition Party

On Monday, the Moroccan government launched a campaign to showcase its "achievements" since attaining power. A website was created to spearhead the campaign which comes only two months before a...

Madagascar: Singles, Beware of Bloggers !

Andriamihaja, a young blogger from Toliara (a city in southern Madagascar) lists  ten reasons not to date a blogger. [fr] One of the reasons is: “the rare times they will...

Jamaica: Love & Language

Does it seem impossible for there to be a connection between “a group of rather ‘unchristian’ Christian pastors [coming] out against an advertisement that was promoting love” in Jamaica, racism...

Video: Nyan Cat Costa Rican style

A Costa Rican version of the Nyan cat has hit the social networks.  In this new incarnation, a cat with a tamale body  wearing a folkloric hat leaves behind a...

Trinidad & Tobago: Road Block Survival Tips

Outlish shares a few tips on “surviving roadblocks and police encounters”.

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