Stories about Humor from April, 2017
CNN Reignites the Great West African Jollof Rice War During Visit to Nigeria
Cries of indignation rang out all over Nigeria after a CNN journalist put the country's information minister in a tight spot with a provocative question about a popular dish.
This Is What ‘Racist Glasses’ Look Like in Russia
Russian animator Alexey Yurevich has produced his own version of Rudy Mancuso’s 2016 viral hit, “Racist Glasses,” using the same premise with a uniquely Russian spin.
War Between Spain and the UK Over Gibraltar? Social Media Says No Way, José!
"Why would we want Gibraltar, if we can't already exit a roundabout driving on the right imagine us on the opposite side!!!"
Fed Up With Local Government, Siberian Environmentalists Beg Leonardo DiCaprio for Help
In Krasnoyarsk, the third largest city in Siberia, local environmentalists have found their savior: Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio.
Meet Russia’s Warrior-Writer and Bloodthirsty Priest
In the month of March, Zakhar Prilepin and Vsevolod Chaplin treated Russian Internet users to some extraordinary displays of what they'd no doubt call patriotism.
Happy April Fool’s Day from the Russian Embassy
It's April Fool's Day, and the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs brought its A-game.
They’re Terminally Ill, Learning to Cope With Death, and Doing Standup Comedy
Caring for a terminally ill person is a stressful challenge for everyone involved. The Indian Association of Palliative Care is using comedy to share some life with the dying.
Inside the Organisation That's Way, Way More Worried About Fake News Than You
The rising tide of fakery in global media threatens the very core of their existence.