It all started with mice – a relentless invasion in the kitchen. We killed nine of them in a week – it was a war with brutal means: we disseminated pieces of sticky paper that would make them realise that they were dying, slowly. As the mice drama took its course, one of the boilers […]
In Afghanistan, Humor Finds Its Way in Lost Translation is an article that Eileen Guo on The New York Times At War. Funny isn’t an adjective often used to describe Afghanistan. Yet to many Afghans, the war and the foreigners waging it can present a surprising source of humor. Afghans around the country tell anecdotes about […]
We will be travelling and the blog will be a little less frequent. But… Don’t cry, we will be back!
“No one could be better placed than Aman Mojadidi to disentangle the connections, contradictions and interdependencies between politics and culture. A day of dazzling sunlight and a gangsta rap soundtrack provided the background to our meeting with Mojadidi in his studio in Kabul, where he has lived since 2004 after growing up in the United […]
“Crime is my business” HENCE “No time for love”
Meet Aman Mojadidi – he agreed to be The Little Book of Kabul’s Key Master… More on his role soon! Here is a video of the Ted Talk he gave in June 2012. A sense of humor about Afghanistan?