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Today’s Solutions: June 25, 2024

In the beginning was the joke

In the beginning was the joke

John Lloyd | August 2009 issue There’s a mysterious passage in the Bible, that goes like this: "In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God." This passage has the unmistakable ring of truth, which is curious, because it also appears to be meaningless gibberish. Read More...

Laughing at Osama

Laughing at Osama

Muslim stand-up comic Shazia Mirza shatters taboos all around. Tijn Touber| Jan/Feb 2007 issue My name is Shazia Mirza; at least that’s what it says on my pilot’s licence.” This is how Muslim stand-up comedienne Shazia Mirza opened her routine after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. It had taken Read More...