Shovon Chowdhury

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How Not To End Up Divorced

Adultery used to be the leading threat to marital peace, but then someone complicated everything by inventing the World Cup. Here’s a survival guide for those at risk.

Come Back, Elvis

Elvis, all ye mortals, was obviously an alien with superpowers. This explains everything, from his remarkable music to the crazy love he inspired. On his 75th year, Open calls for the King to rejoin his people.

The Decade in Review

President Sarah Palin, Google dollars and the birth of the new state of Talibstan. Tsk tsk, and that’s the good news compared to China’s response to India’s ‘obduracy’ on Tibet and Aishwarya Rai.

Happy Birthday, Asterix!

At the banquet to celebrate their 50th anniversary, his tummy bursting with boar and ears straining to drown out Cacofonix, a fan tries to remember exactly why he loves these Gallic warriors.