10. The Whole System is Broken A plumber is sent to the gulag as a political prisoner. An intellectual asks him, “You are a plumber. What could you have possibly done?” The plumber replies “I was called to the politburo office to check some problem with the sewage pipes. I told them that the whole … More Top Ten Russian Jokes
At The End of the Earth This is an absolutely very funny video that one of my readers sent me. Thought everyone would love watching it.
How Russians joked about sanctions before they began to take effect. Obama to Putin: “Do you see democracy?” – Putin to Obama: “No.” – Obama: “Yet it does exist.” – Putin: “Do you see sanctions?” – Obama: “Yes.” – Putin: “Yet they do not exist.” Source: Pikabu.ru / LiveJournal.com ◊ Anecdote about Vladimir Putin and … More A few Russian Anecdotes that are Floating Around
Tell a joke to a German, and he will not understand it. Tell a joke to an Englishman, and he will understand it, but won’t show it. Tell a joke to a Japanese, and he will understand it his own way. Tell a joke to a Russian, and he will tell you that he knows … More Russian Humor Starts Here – Welcoming in 2015
The word “поправиться” means both “to get healthier” (or “to recover”) and “to get fatter.”
Stages of growing a beard: 1. Sexy. 2. Have been binge drinking for a week. 3. Sea captain. 4. Prisoner of war. 5. Priest. 6. Homeless. 7. Wizard.
Another funny story about traveling in Russia Jet lagged but happy, I was having breakfast with my friends in their small apartment kitchen. They had laid out out a feast: cheese, yogurt, fruit, dark bread, and orange marmalade. Or what I thought was orange marmalade. I slathered my buttered bread with the stuff and took … More Russian “Marmalade”
A Funny story about traveling to Russia According to my family, my story is more scary than funny. Sure, I was scared then, but now I think it’s a riot! One moment I was in Red Square, the next moment I was in the back of a van, a guy in uniform screaming at … More How to say “How Much” in Russian
Old Woman on a Cellphone A cell phone in 1928? Those pesky time-traveling aliens! In a brief scene from footage shot at the premier of Charlie Chaplin‘s 1928 film “The Circus,” a woman walks into the shot with her hand to her ear, appearing as if she is speaking on a cell phone. Of course, … More Proof of Time Travel Found on Sviyazhsk Island
Thought it was time to show the competition.
Men & Women A woman is explaining the kind of man she wants at a dating service: “He has to be polite, he has to have various interests, he has to know how to have a good conversation, he has to know what’s going on around the world, and he has to never interrupt me.” … More Russian Anecdotes – Men and Women
Think this proves that cats have brains. But I must admit I think the second one here was staged. What do you all think? Here’s link to Margot the cat: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2646149/Comrade-kitty-Patriotic-cat-stands-attention-time-Russian-national-anthem-plays.html
A new sport in Russia? I think her GPS is a little off. Wild boar hunting in Russia. It’s amazing what you can do with a toilet lid. Who needs an Elephant when you have this? You never know who you might see in Russia. Excuse me, I was walking here. Excuse me………..I was walking … More Top Ten Crazy Videos from Russia
10. I’m pretty sure levitation is a mode of transport, Anybody want to dispute me? (Even if it’s Alcohol induced) 9. Hey, who says bears can’t fly. This is Russia. Okay, so it’s a F-16. But I still say i’s a bear in the cockpit. 8. Honest, I can see, really I can. 7. … More Top Ten Craziest Mode’s of Transport in Russia
It’s a High Heeled Nation So I’m at the bus stop yesterday waiting for the bus, which isn’t a uncommon event in my life here in Russia. It’s actually a very good system of getting around the city, the buses can get overcrowded at times but I’ll save that for another post. Even Ballerinas would … More It’s a High Heeled Nation.
This hooded crow is having a ball snowboarding on a roof. I knew this critters were smart but how did this bird figure this out? I’ve seen the behavior of crows in the states which amazed me, but this is the first time I’ve since something like this here. I found a great article that … More Russian Crow Snowboarding
It seems that our favorite action hero has now been accused of being an utter drunk. The very man that personified the ultimate playboy has been shot down, no pun intended by doctors in the United Kingdom. Is Ian Fleming turning in his grave over this? Would his arch enemies like “Jaws” or maybe “LeChiffre” … More U.K. Doctors call James Bond a Drunk – Russian Doctors call him a Wussie?
We Have Our Reasons Foreigners are constantly told that Russians are surprisingly, “unsmiling people”. They write about it in their blogs and guidebooks , ask about it in person , share it with their friends and acquaintances . Indeed, we smile much less of other nationalities , but as it turns out , we have … More “Sorry” there are no plastic smiles in Russia
1. All Russian women are beautiful……. It’s been heard that all Young Russian women are gorgeous, and they are very particular about their appearance… they won’t leave the house without their hair and make-up done to perfection everything about them will perfectly matching. Even in the winter, a fur coat, high heels, short skirt with … More Top 10 Russian Stereotypes – A Parody
Okay, so we walk through one of the gates into Old Jerusalem and right away received a shock. Getting a cross tattooed on your back is possible even here. Who’s first?
<iframe width=”420″ height=”315″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/YDxOnWzSxsk” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen> On a nice quiet Sunday at the beach who would expect this? It can be seen that many were kicking back and soaking up some rays when all of a sudden out of nowhere this appears. It seems that the Russian Navy who were doing a training exercise thought … More Russian military has a hard time finding a parking place
So you may be asking is that me with the Giant Asian Hornet on my nose? No, this is Kurt Bell who was kind enough to allow me to use this photo. But there is a reason why I show you this fascinating hornet. Last year during my second visit to Russia the wife, family … More What’s that on your nose? – “A giant Asian hornet” you say
Updated, Friday, 11:32 a.m. When the former United States intelligence analyst Edward J. Snowden was finally allowed to leave his limbo in the transit zone of Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport on Thursday with a permit granting him political asylum in Russia, Russian bloggers, activists, entrepreneurs and journalists posted messages on social networks welcoming him to his … More Russian Bloggers Welcome Snowden With Jokes, Praise and Job Offers
Had a real good laugh at this one. The caption reads: Good Luck. Guess Pickles and milk don’t mix. Duh, like picking your teeth. Related articles Russian Wedding Turns into Massive Crash [Video] (autoevolution.com)
Dylan is a remarkable comedian, somewhat like a jazz musician playing with language, experience and the absurdity of life. His comedy credits include winning the Perrier Award in 1996 at The Edinburgh Festival as well as winning Channel 4 sponsored newcomers comedy competition So You Think You’re Funny, in 1993. He is a seasoned performer … More Irish Stand-up Comedian on Russians
I’m not sure this is a game I want to play. Sometimes you just got to know who your friends really are. Sometimes you just got to relieve a little pressure. Remember when it was the big guys that were always picking on you? Ah, does anything need to be said here.
In the states there are anchormen and women, the weatherman or woman , but in Russia we have Russian Media “DJ’s” giving commentaries like this. It reminded me of the advertising spots on television when they tried to fit 5 minutes of dialogue into 1 minute. Even if you don’t understand what is being said, … More This “One” is for my Russian Friends – Russian Media “DJ”
As we can see the Russian Banya is loved by every culture far and wide, the question is why is there such an attraction? In Russian folklore there is a story that the banya was inhabited by a spirit known as Bannik. Bannik was said to have the ability to predict the future. If one … More So what’s all the fuss about a “Russian Banya”
If you liked part one I know you will like part II Hey I Just wanted to play cowboys and indians And you thought you where a real “Man” Giving Barney a run for his money………….. Giving a whole new meaning to enlistment, Hey where do I sign up. Do I need to say any … More And you thought Americans were Crazy – Part II
So if you thought Americans were crazy, think again. Now that the relations between Russia and the United States are calm It’s time to show just how much fun we really have here. Do you see the shocked look on the ladies faces, priceless. Well, uuuhhhh, can I think about it? Dang parades, never did … More And you thought Americans were crazy!