· February, 2009

Stories about Humor from February, 2009

Egypt: Bloggers for Terrorism

  6 February 2009

Egyptian bloggers are posting their own photographs, posing with fake guns and pistols, on their blogs and Facebook groups as part of a new gimmick to draw attention to the plight of detained blogger Mohamed Adel. Find out more about Operation General Mait in this article by Lasto Adri.

Trinidad & Tobago: The Breathalyser

  6 February 2009

“I don’t know if people have noticed that statements by Government Ministers are no longer featured in the Political section of the daily Newspapers but under Entertainment”: This Beach Called Life takes on the issue of breathalyser laws in Trinidad and Tobago.

Trinidad & Tobago: Dear Mr. Hart

  3 February 2009

This Beach Called Life writes an open letter to Calder Hart, the man at the center of the Commission of Enquiry into the Trinidad and Tobago construction sector.

“Obama” gets a tummy ache while visiting Manila

  2 February 2009

A Philippine TV ad features the lookalikes of Philippine President Gloria Arroyo and United States President Barack Obama. The star of the ad, Indonesia's Ilham Anas, is now a celebrity because of his "similarity" to Obama.