Author Archives: Madhurima

What Do You Do With a Problem Like Salman?

He’s back in the news, folks. After a recent spate of badly written books, (perhaps the world’s most famous living) novelist Salman Rushdie is once again in the center of controversy after Britain awarded him a knighthood on Saturday, June 16th. Once again, Iran is at the helm of the controversy, being one of the first countries to publicly announce that Britain’s honoring “one of the most hated men in the Islamic world” is a clear insult to Islam. And once again, the conflict is centered around Satanic Verses.

The situation, of course, . . .

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Caption Contest Winners

Given Anirban’s prompting, I’ve decided to decide on and announce the winners of the caption contest winners so far. If you feel that you have a caption that can beat the rest, comment!

Contest #1

Big Cow

Winner: “Minnesota farmers continue to deny the use of bovine growth hormones.” (Kris)

Contest #2

Big Blue Bear

Winner: “Davy Crocket’s recurring nightmare.” (Steven Koski)

Contest #3

Man in e-mail

Winner: “Can you forward me that?” (dbay – though unintentional)

Contest #4

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