Tag "Humor"

ET is worried about EU (at least so says European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker)

Guys, this is not a joke.  Those who understand French can listen and hear for themselves: Here is what he actually said: “You need to know that those who observe us from afar are worried. I have have seen, listened and heard many leaders of other planets and they are very worried because they wonder about the course the EU will follow. So we have to reassure both the Europeans

Unsolicited submissions rejected by the Onion triggered FSB investigation of war on trolls, by Scott

I have a file. It’s a file with a collection of headlines, articles and opinions for the Onion online magazine. I worked on it for a while. A prospect of becoming an anonymous political satirist tickled my fancy. I talked to myself. I rubbed my cold bony hands and chuckled, imagining the effect my jokes would bring on unsuspected readers. Devastating like a Kalibr missile… Today, however, I discovered that

Ukropatriot vs Coca-Cola

Note: to be really really honest, I think that this is a fake.  But a very funny one.  The true story is that Coke in Russia did not include the Crimea on its initial map, and then decided to add it, which, of course, might have made some Urkopatriots angry.  But still, I cannot imagine Coke making a map of the Ukraine for the Ukraine without Crimea, so I think

Erdogan is enraged by a German music video about him

Check out the video below.  This video made by the German TV channel ARD enraged Erdogan so badly that he summoned the German Ambassador to Turkey and read him the riot act for several hours.  Make sure to press the ‘cc’ button to see the English captions.

Russian Humor February 13th, 2016 by Scott

1. The best way to discover the origin of rumors is to start them yourself. 2. The money god is failing. No atheists in the trenches. 3. — Dad, what’s the cap on your head? — Is the keffiyeh, my daughter. It protects us in the wilderness from the unbearable heat. — Dad, what’s that stuff on top? — Is jellaba. It protects us in the desert from the scorching

Rules for Tourists, Sevastopol, Summer 2016

by Auslander Tourist season seems to start earlier every year. This year most hotels and hostels are already booked through the end of May, many visitors are coming down for the Victory Day Parade. This year it seems season will start around the middle of April. Time to lighten things up a bit with the new rules and regulations concerning our summer plague, aka tourists. You may come for a

Russian Humor January 3rd, 2016 by Scott

To those Saker commentators who detected “anger” in my sitreps, I can only say that you, Ladies and Gents, sound like my psychiatrist: “Scott, what are we going to do with your anger?” One day, I will tell you the story of how we met. Since he comes from one of those countries “civilized” and “liberated” by the West, I explained it to him in no uncertain terms, and he

Russian Humor for December 27th, by Scott

Russia 1. Russia stands, has been standing, and will be standing; for all others, survival is optional. 2. Russia’s Ministry of Defense Humor: SYRIA: Pentagon stated that last month the US was destroying only profitable terrorist facilities. Were earlier destroyed only unprofitable ones? The West 1. Americans including the Ambassador Stevens bring death and devastation on others and think, like the Ambassador Stevens, that they are immortal. 2. If you