Stories about Humor from July, 2015
Retablitos, a form of popular art in Mexico made to give thanks for miracles, reflect people's daily anxieties and social realities. You can find collections of them online.
#IfTheCaribbeanWasABar is trending in the regional blogosphere, bringing up issues of shared territory and identity in hilarious and illuminating ways.
"If Africa was a bar, what would your country be drinking/doing?," Siyanda- Panda, a writer from Botswana, asked on Twitter.
"Thanks to these illustrations, I'm unable to concentrate while studying, haha."
In the absence of an official version of events from the country's protective services, netizens have been sharing their own theories about yesterday's jailbreak in Trinidad's capital city.
Pro-Russian militants claimed they found a cache of "American weapons" at the Luhansk airport but social media users quickly discovered that the evidence was a video game-inspired fake.
Intel's guidebook on working with Israelis highlights Israel's workplace norms, which value direct communication and action, things that can be interpreted as rude in other cultures.
Was having to dance and sing 'My Anaconda' 14 times in front of German Chancellor Angela Merkel the real reason Greece's former finance minister resigned?
Social media users lapped up El Chapo's escape and alleged threats against Donald Trump with a series of humorous memes.
The Third Force Movement announced less than two weeks after its launch that it will not be contesting the country's general elections in September. Cue the Star Wars jokes.
Mariano Rajoy's blunders when talking about Spain's foreign debt have made netizens wonder how much he really knows about the reality of the country he governs.
The Third Force Movement unintentionally became the butt of online jokes when netizens used the Trinbagonian penchant for pronouncing "th" as "t" to rechristen the group "The Turd Force".
Cosplay, a term that describes dressing up like fictional characters, transcends ethnic and cultural borders and promotes personal empowerment.