Satire

Don’t they have homes to go back to?

February 17, 2015
Syed Badrul Ahsan
Don’t they have homes to go back to?

Selima Rahman informs us that Begum Khaleda Zia has not been taking any solid food over the past few days
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Politics, Satire | 3 Comments »

Charlie Hebdo: Of Jihadists and Jane Austen

January 16, 2015
Anatul Fateh
Charlie Hebdo: Of Jihadists and Jane Austen

In Chapter 11 of the English writer Jane Austen’s much-loved novel Pride and Prejudice is the following exchange between the two central characters, Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennett.
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Posted in Religion, Religious Extremism, Satire, Terrorism, Uncategorized | 9 Comments »

Cowards in Paris, cowardice of the Ummah

January 14, 2015
Kayes Ahmed
Cowards in Paris, cowardice of the Ummah

“If you cannot laugh at your God, then that God must be very small. The Prophet is, well, a midget,” so said Stephane Charbonnier, the Editor-in Chief of Charlie Hebdo, just a few years ago.
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Posted in Middle East, Religion, Religious Extremism, Satire, Terrorism | 37 Comments »

The safety satire

October 14, 2014
Hammad Ali
The safety satire

1. Mr. Anwar Hasan Mizanee was woken up by the prison guard for his breakfast. It was his habit to wake up for morning prayers,
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An interview with Mr. Hartal

November 27, 2013
Afsan Chowdhury
An interview with Mr. Hartal

Today we have with us, Mr. Hartal, the most discussed ‘personality’ in our life. We are going to have a conversation
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Politics, Satire | 30 Comments »

Kate’s baby, Rony’s rant, Salman’s TV, Joy’s prediction…

July 26, 2013
Afsan Chowdhury
Kate’s baby, Rony’s rant, Salman’s TV, Joy’s prediction…

It has been a good week for interesting news. First Kate delivered a royal baby which grabbed everyone’s attention and gave pleasure.
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Posted in Media, Politics, Satire | 16 Comments »

For the love of engineering!

April 26, 2013
Jyoti Omi Chowdhury
For the love of engineering!

As Bangladeshis, we need to have a thick skin and a general appreciation for absurdity to understand our political scene. However, even after growing up in such a culture
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Politics, RMG, Satire | 15 Comments »

How the BNP-AL soccer match nearly saved Bangladesh

May 21, 2012
Afsan Chowdhury
How the BNP-AL soccer match nearly saved Bangladesh

Sheikh Hasina has said that she knows how to control those who want to agitate for elections under a caretaker government. In response to that the BNP leader Barrister Moudud Ahmed has said that they also know how to get their demands met.
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Maisha’s day out, our exuberant police and the ‘Men in Black’

May 8, 2012
Rumi Ahmed
Maisha’s day out, our exuberant police and the ‘Men in Black’

Maisha’s Day Out Those who have watched the movie “Baby’s Day Out” must recollect the similarities and dissimilarities between the storyline of the movie and the recent sensational abduction of the eight-month-old infant named Maisha.
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Alien invasion of Bangladesh

April 24, 2012
Rumi Ahmed
Alien invasion of Bangladesh

Over the last few years, mysterious things started happening in Bangladesh. In absence of any earthly explanation of those incidents, informed people of Bangladesh are seriously concerned that the country is at the receiving end of an alien invasion.
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Top eight (stupid) awards 2011

January 1, 2012
Afsan Chowdhury
Top eight (stupid) awards 2011

Every year many organisations and media outlets give awards for great achievements. So we have given ours too. Here they are and not at all in the order of importance. Please feel free to add. This award is based on performance of year 2011 only.
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Posted in Satire | 16 Comments »

Splitting Dhaka: A theoretical approach that makes sense only to dumb, fools and idiots

December 3, 2011
Afsan Chowdhury
Splitting Dhaka: A theoretical approach that makes sense only to dumb, fools and idiots

So we have achieved Dhaka bhongo. Because it was so unexpected and unwanted and since people thought that there was no reason to do such a thing they are expressing their puzzlement. Many think the authorities should have been spending more time solving other pressing city problems instead of doubling it by creating another municipality.
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They have occupied

November 30, 2011
Faham Abdus Salam
They have occupied

It is utterly upsetting if not earth-shattering to me that regardless of whether it is popular or high culture, the “unfairer sex” is not celebrated in my country – at all. In the literary front there is a conspicuous bias towards women – to begin with. Flurry of poems sprang up from all corners...
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Posted in History, Lifestyle, Literature, Satire | 11 Comments »

The Abul model

October 20, 2011
Afsan Chowdhury
The Abul model

So is it true what the AL MP Golam Maula Rony said about our prime minister choosing a future minister by organising a race? Who knows but it certainly shows our PM in a positive light. Not only is she interested in sports particularly in foreign venues but she seems to have great sense...
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