Saturday, April 29, 2006

Hammer & tickle: The comedy of communism



'Communism is the only political system to have created its own international brand of comedy. The standard interpretation is that communist jokes were a form of resistance. But they were also a safety valve for the regimes and jokes were told by the rulers as well as the ruled — even Stalin told some good ones...' More

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