Sunday, October 17, 2004
Open this link in a new page and read the full story at: BBC NEWS | Programmes | From Our Own Correspondent | Dark humour for dark times:
الخبر باللغة العربيّة: الكوميديا السوداء والأوقات العصيبة في أمريكا
"One of the unexpected consequences of the 9/11 attacks in the United States is an upsurge in humour by and about Muslims, which has begun to be enjoyed by a wider American audience.I think humor is humor everywhere (whethere it is spelled in British 'humour' or American 'humor'). What I don't understand is why it has to be labeled Muslim?
Is there such a thing as Muslim humour?
I wondered this in the lobby of the Keenan Theatre in Columbia, South Carolina, as I waited to see a show called Allah Made Me Funny.
It was an unlikely venue for one of the stops on a tour by three Muslim stand-up comics"
فن الإضحاك والتنكيت لا يختلفان من مكان إلى مكان، ولهذا فأنا لا أفهم بالتحديد أهميّة إضافة المُلصَق ’إسلاميّ‘ إلى هذا النوع من الفكاهة...