Turkish coffee banned for being … Turkish!

Remember how French fries were relabelled Freedom Fries in the USA after the French refused to join Bush’s incredibly well thought out invasion of Iraq. Well, the puerile pettiness of micropolitics Continue reading

Turkish “Big Brother” Reality TV Scam

Does anyone else have at least some begrudging admiration for the perpetrators of this Big Brother fraud that has just been revealed in Turkey? As the Guardian reports, nine Turkish girls were held for two months in a luxury villa in Istanbul and filmed 24 hours a day believing they were in a reality TV show.

Nine women were led to believe they were being filmed for a Big Brother-type television programme, according to the Dogan news agency and other news reports. Instead, their naked images were Continue reading