6 Places David Černý’s Giant Middle Finger Sculpture Could Go Next
Artist David Černý is kind of a weird guy. His most recent sculptural endeavor involved renting a boat to float along the Vlalta river — oh, also, on that boat was an enormous purple hand with a middle finger extended towards Prague Castle as a protest against the current Czech president.Read on...
Czech Man Wears Pasta Strainer on Head in ID Card for “Religious” Reasons
Yet another Pastafarian has announced his affiliation to the made-up non-religion of the Flying Spaghetti Monster by wearing a pasta strainer in an ID photo. Listen, I know everyone feels like their drivers license photo is awful, but but at least you won't have to explain using a kitchen utensil as a hat every time you get carded.Read on...
Czech Republic Issues Statement Clarifying That They Are Not Chechnya, Because America
The Boston Marathon suspects have been connected to Chechnya by pretty much every major news outlet at this point, and it's becoming increasingly clear that a good number of Americans have no idea where Chechnya is, among other things. In fact, it's gotten to the point where the ambassador of the Czech Republic felt the need to issue a statement informing the American people that, you know, the Czech Republic actually isn't Chechnya. Sigh.Read on...
Czech Leader Sends Note to Greek President Over Jailed Game Developers
As some might recall, Greece tossed two Bohemia Interactive employees in jail back in September. The charge? Espionage, of course. The two were working on Arma 3 prior to their arrest, but they've denied that they were doing anything other than having a holiday at the time. Thanks to a legal strike in the country, the pair are still waiting to appear in front of a Greek court. In an appeal to Greek president Karolos Papoulias, Czech president Václav Klaus has asked that Papoulias pay "special attention" to the matter.Read on...