Stories about Humor
"We are an innocent island in a lake in Laguna and we have nothing to do with Titans."
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A Russian journalist and a Canadian comics artist have teamed up to create an online Russian-English dictionary celebrating the richness of Russian profanity on Instagram.
"Girlfriends, what good are two centuries of gringo political intervention if not to make us laugh our pants off right now?"
As thousands of Trump supporters stormed the United States Capitol on January 6, Caribbean netizens couldn't help but notice the term 'shithole country' had now been turned on its head.
By turning men's harassment of women on its head, comedian Simmy De Trini illustrates just how incongruous gender-based violence is with a progressive society.
In Japan, Trump is not always regarded with the dismissiveness or loathing that is so common in the United States or even in Canada.
While not a comprehensive polling of people's sentiments, these memes offer a glimpse into local political narratives, humor, and commentary.
After ranking last for seven consecutive years, Ibaraki jumped up five spots on an annual survey ranking Japan's prefectures by "attractiveness."
Laughter has become a critical coping mechanism in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, but in an era of social media "influencers," can anyone lay claim to originality?
Iconic comic strip character Mafalda became "a universal symbol of rebellion and faith in a better world."
"Everyone else has already gone ahead and cancelled theirs. I do not [...] see how [anyone] could possibly think to put the country under further threat from Covid-19."
Japanese Twitter nicknamed the logo "koroshite-kun", which roughly translates as "Mr. Please Kill Me Now."
"In the real world, no one answers our demands, so we have to seek other channels, such as communicating with the ghost realms."
Ahead of elections in Trinidad & Tobago, one party promises to build a dome to limit ‘illegal outsiders’
With less than a week until Trinidad and Tobago's general elections, electioneering has reached a fever pitch. Still, no one quite expected a dome as a campaign promise.
"Primary school kids listen to him and drop dead laughing. Long live our Leader, our EXCELLENT KYRIAKOS! HE'S WHAT WE DESERVE!"
Insult to revolutionary heritage, paean to middle-aged tavern-going privilege or just a bit of fun?
Hong Kong's protesters are aching to take to the streets again. In the meantime, they are taking to their screens.
Nepali cartoonists use satire and comedy to depict the country under lockdown.