Reading the overlap between Brains Confounded and Risible
Rhymes , is there any similarity between that era and this one, where there is a rising anonymity among meme-creators, and what's important is less the originator of the jokes, but the compilers and list-makers?
An Egyptian Muslim scholar has called for an end to risible
religious edicts after a Saudi cleric said Mickey Mouse was an agent of Satan who should die.
Kaushik, a popular comic actor and director in India, is "Brick Lane's" real revelation; he turns the risible
Chanu into a fully rounded, surprisingly decent kind of loser, who doesn't make it easy but eventually earns our respect.
Selling spare parts may seern a radical departure but surely it was only a matter of time before someone upped the ante on Lidl, where barely a week goes by without the discounter advertising complete fly fishing sets, equestrian paraphernalia or other such items that make Tesco and Asda's claims to be one-stop shops risible
Emmerich's brain must still be frozen - that's the only explanation for the dreadful dialogue, risible
plotting and wafer-thin characterisation in 10,000 BC, a rollicking journey through the dawn of time, which stampedes historical and geographical accuracy under the hooves of a herd of belligerent woolly mammoths (or "man uk" as they are called here).
And while his previous efforts were huge popcorn blockbusters, this risible
effort is nothing more than an extravagant waste of time.
In an increasingly globalised, on-demand world, local nuance is gradually being flattened out or eroded and any suggestion of modifying behaviour to suit climate is seen as faintly risible
(the Mediterranean siesta is now under increasing threat, for instance).
Most people who know Prince Charles will share Sir Michael's view that the allegations about the Prince by a former butler, suffering from alcoholism and post-traumatic stress disorder, are risible
No doubt in recognition of humans' risible
inability even to set a comparatively primitive VCR correctly, the onscreen user interface subdivides programming into nine categories.
Among the many reasons adduced for the awfulness of The New York Times--its arrogance, its sloppiness, its almost risible
political correctness--is the paper's lack of competition.
Some of the book's most entertaining passages are those in which Nader describes the risible
game of cat-and-mouse he and the commission's stooges played as the aspirant candidate tried to make his way even into one of the viewing areas to watch the debate.
Filmmakers in every land have tackled religious themes, but Hollywood's intersection with the Book yields a particularly rich trove of risible
over-acting, melodrama, special effects and every so often, genuine beauty.
This, of course, is so grotesque a misrepresentation as to be risible
Because kinetic art was (wrongly) perceived as an art based almost entirely on easy optical tricks, it would soon be trashed as utter kitsch, on a par with such risible
by-products as the Courreges dress and the lava lamp.
The idea that all pre-existing traditions or values are, by definition, unprogressive baggage is as philistine as it is risible