web site hit counter And Then God Created the Middle East and Said ‘Let There Be Breaking News’ - Ebooks PDF Online
Hot Best Seller

And Then God Created the Middle East and Said ‘Let There Be Breaking News’

Availability: Ready to download

‘You may wonder why the Middle East gets so much airtime. Well, regions of the world were competing to host the apocalypse and the Middle East won.’ Online sensation Karl reMarks disagreed with the idea that reality had become too strange to satirise. Then he read that bin Laden was radicalised by Shakespeare. Since then, Karl has been bringing the best of the Middle East n ‘You may wonder why the Middle East gets so much airtime. Well, regions of the world were competing to host the apocalypse and the Middle East won.’ Online sensation Karl reMarks disagreed with the idea that reality had become too strange to satirise. Then he read that bin Laden was radicalised by Shakespeare. Since then, Karl has been bringing the best of the Middle East news and views to his followers around the world. Now Karl’s wildly wry observations and sketches are available in one handy collection. With sections on ‘Geography for Dummies’, ‘Democracy for Realists’ and ‘Extremism: A Study’, alongside the best of Karl reMarks’s infamous ‘Bar Jokes’, this hilarious book proudly presents views you’re guaranteed not to hear on the news … We’re actually very proud of God in the Middle East. He’s the local guy who went on to acquire international fame. Wahahahahabism: A fundamentalist Middle Eastern comedy movement. Twelve people just started to follow me. Jesus.


Compare

‘You may wonder why the Middle East gets so much airtime. Well, regions of the world were competing to host the apocalypse and the Middle East won.’ Online sensation Karl reMarks disagreed with the idea that reality had become too strange to satirise. Then he read that bin Laden was radicalised by Shakespeare. Since then, Karl has been bringing the best of the Middle East n ‘You may wonder why the Middle East gets so much airtime. Well, regions of the world were competing to host the apocalypse and the Middle East won.’ Online sensation Karl reMarks disagreed with the idea that reality had become too strange to satirise. Then he read that bin Laden was radicalised by Shakespeare. Since then, Karl has been bringing the best of the Middle East news and views to his followers around the world. Now Karl’s wildly wry observations and sketches are available in one handy collection. With sections on ‘Geography for Dummies’, ‘Democracy for Realists’ and ‘Extremism: A Study’, alongside the best of Karl reMarks’s infamous ‘Bar Jokes’, this hilarious book proudly presents views you’re guaranteed not to hear on the news … We’re actually very proud of God in the Middle East. He’s the local guy who went on to acquire international fame. Wahahahahabism: A fundamentalist Middle Eastern comedy movement. Twelve people just started to follow me. Jesus.

30 review for And Then God Created the Middle East and Said ‘Let There Be Breaking News’

  1. 5 out of 5

    Diana Nassar

    Spot-on satire, but I wanted more [it's too short]! Spot-on satire, but I wanted more [it's too short]!

  2. 4 out of 5

    دلير يوسف

    Funny and smart. I wish if there were more.

  3. 4 out of 5

    Bader

    Smart, funny, and so Arabic.

  4. 5 out of 5

    Vivek

    An Arab dictator is like a matryoshka doll in reverse. This is satire at its very best. This is one of those books which you can read again and again.

  5. 5 out of 5

    غيداء الجويسر

    Hilarious! An one hour read - or less. My favs are the monopoly figures! Yes, It’s a booklet not a ‘real big book’. Yet, there is so much in these short lines! The sarcasm makes you laugh loud ... pause ... then sigh <\3 Thanks Karl .. as your ‘tweets’ always do: Your booklet made my day!

  6. 4 out of 5

    Dane Cobain

    Disclaimer: While I aim to be unbiased, I received a copy of this for free to review. This book was fun, but it wasn’t as good as Don’t Panic, I’m Islamic, the first book that I received from publisher Saqi Press. Still, what’s cool about this is that you actually do learn a little bit about the situation in the Middle East, even though the author is mainly making fun of it. It’s own voices, too. I enjoyed it.

  7. 4 out of 5

    Athan Tolis

    not quite a book, this, but monumental nonetheless what I like most about this compilation of tweets is Karl Sharro's capacity to love and criticise his kind in equal measure been following him on Twitter for some time, so I'd seen most of these tweets before! ---> that did not stop me from rolling on the floor laughing, again if I was limited to following one account on Twitter, it would most certainly be @KarlreMarks not quite a book, this, but monumental nonetheless what I like most about this compilation of tweets is Karl Sharro's capacity to love and criticise his kind in equal measure been following him on Twitter for some time, so I'd seen most of these tweets before! ---> that did not stop me from rolling on the floor laughing, again if I was limited to following one account on Twitter, it would most certainly be @KarlreMarks

  8. 4 out of 5

    Nikita

    Having lived in the Middle-East for a good 21 years, I can tell you this- Arabs are among the coolest people on the planet. They are heavily misrepresented in Western media but I think you already knew that. This mini book was written by Lebanese satirist, Karl ReMarks (puntentional eh?) who goes by the real name of Karl Sharro. It takes you hardly 10 minutes to read but it was completely worth it. Humorous and bold.

  9. 5 out of 5

    Jolaade Adesanya

    Witty. Biting. Intelligent. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book! The cultural references got me thinking about Nigeria. Karl sure knows how to make you laugh and think simultaneously. This book is highly recommended. The only drawback is it is too short; it left me wanting more!

  10. 4 out of 5

    Ilana

    Too hilarious to not be true, about that area 'between Egypt, Iran, Yemen, Turkey and the British Museum'. You need to know a little bit about what is going on in the Middle East - which means a lot in historical and political terms - in order to really taste some of the jokes, but it is a funny take of a never-ending drama. So bad it is so short...(PS. It includes some drawings too) Too hilarious to not be true, about that area 'between Egypt, Iran, Yemen, Turkey and the British Museum'. You need to know a little bit about what is going on in the Middle East - which means a lot in historical and political terms - in order to really taste some of the jokes, but it is a funny take of a never-ending drama. So bad it is so short...(PS. It includes some drawings too)

  11. 4 out of 5

    KO

    Its great, but don't buy the kindle edition, its best read on paper, and then kept in a easy to reach shelf to browse through every once in a while. Great antidote reading too much english international news. Its great, but don't buy the kindle edition, its best read on paper, and then kept in a easy to reach shelf to browse through every once in a while. Great antidote reading too much english international news.

  12. 5 out of 5

    Devashish Joshi

    Immensely Enjoyable. Felt like I am watching a stand up. After reading many jokes, actually felt sorry for the arab world. Writer is a satirist but seems like he has quite a grip over middle eastern politics & events.

  13. 4 out of 5

    Vani

    A book that I'll definitely reread. A book that I'll definitely reread.

  14. 4 out of 5

    Rookie

    Hilarious - but wish there were more!

  15. 4 out of 5

    Mariam Buholaiga

    يمكن مافهمته بس بالكاد ابتسمت في بعض النقاط توقعته أفضل

  16. 4 out of 5

    Hadeel Elbitar

    "The ancient had gods for love, war, fertility, healing, prosperity, rain and sun, truth and wisdom. We have apps for those now" "The ancient had gods for love, war, fertility, healing, prosperity, rain and sun, truth and wisdom. We have apps for those now"

  17. 4 out of 5

    Gergő Tóth

    Great but too short.

  18. 4 out of 5

    Behnaz

    I follow the Facebook page and when ordering the book I was sure I was going to love It.

  19. 5 out of 5

    Bulbul

    Hilarious. Too short though

  20. 5 out of 5

    Mert

    Jokes are as solid as inner Middle Eastern relations, bar the inconsistency.

  21. 5 out of 5

    Sarah Weber

    Hilarious

  22. 5 out of 5

    Muhamed

    Very funny. Enjoyed it Very fun to read. Great satirical work on the good ol' Middle East by Karrrrrrrrrrrl. Intrigued to know more about him. Very funny. Enjoyed it Very fun to read. Great satirical work on the good ol' Middle East by Karrrrrrrrrrrl. Intrigued to know more about him.

  23. 4 out of 5

    Ghadeer

    that should've stayed on your Twitter acc boo😢 that should've stayed on your Twitter acc boo😢

  24. 5 out of 5

    Saif Saeed

    Don't get me wrong, I've read other books of tweets and loved them. Dril's Official Mr Ten Years Anniversary Collection for example is outrageously funny. It was much bigger than I thought it would be and had something like a dozen tweets per page. I think when you put in the work and have enough content to actually fill in more than one line a page you should consider publishing a book of tweets, and maybe actually be funny while doing it. I really am disappointed with how much paper was wasted Don't get me wrong, I've read other books of tweets and loved them. Dril's Official Mr Ten Years Anniversary Collection for example is outrageously funny. It was much bigger than I thought it would be and had something like a dozen tweets per page. I think when you put in the work and have enough content to actually fill in more than one line a page you should consider publishing a book of tweets, and maybe actually be funny while doing it. I really am disappointed with how much paper was wasted on this thing and how little I enjoyed it. Karl's twitter account is pretty good but he should not have called this a "book" or built it up to be anything beyond what it is (even as a joke). I think you should really differentiate when a book is a serious work and when it's a mostly empty collection of tweets but alas, I went in expecting a book and what I got was more empty page than text. This is basically the twitter version of Rupi Kaur's Milk and Honey. By all accounts it's a completely below average collection of one liners and tweets. Two stars for the content, which made me think 'this is humorous' perhaps three times in total. Minus one star because he called it a book and built up my expectations that it might actually be semi-interesting to read. I had preordered a second copy to gift a coworker I had introduced to his account and I felt embarassed giving it to her. She seemed to like it more than I did but all I can say is I regret buying this book (twice).

  25. 5 out of 5

    Dana Taha

  26. 5 out of 5

    lina pazou

  27. 5 out of 5

    Lis

  28. 4 out of 5

    Noreen

  29. 4 out of 5

    Fadel

  30. 5 out of 5

    Shaharina

Add a review

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Loading...
We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies in accordance with our cookie policy.