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The Karagöz puppets comment on recent legal changes in Turkey, my absence from the Internet & obtaining a “certificate of good citizenship”


The Karagöz puppets have been nagging at me. “When are you going to write about us again on that Internet?” I usually say something along the lines of “be quiet, I’m studying Turkish on Rosetta Stone,” or at times I’ll … Continue reading

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The Karagöz puppets visit the Registry of Motor Vehicles – Kenne faints from shock


You know those pop culture images of the absent-minded and pre-occupied professor that you come across once in a while? Well, that’s me. Some, including my beloved M., might just say with a diplomatic air that I am not “the … Continue reading

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