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June 16, 2009 2:00 AM   Subscribe

Life imitating art

Disclaimer: noted it was Iraq depicted in Monkey Dust and not Afghanistan but you get the idea.
posted by numberstation (13 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite

 
Umm.. all right then.
posted by dunkadunc at 2:08 AM on June 16, 2009


Not seen Monkey Dust - liked "They're not terrorists, they're Baggies."

Not exactly new though - we had people of various religious and political persuasions going to fight in the various Balkans conflicts.
posted by Abiezer at 2:28 AM on June 16, 2009


The military source said: "It's been well-known for some time among soldiers in Afghanistan that at least one Aston Villa fan was fighting for the Taliban."
posted by memebake at 3:27 AM on June 16, 2009


Of course, they're usually more interested in having it out with the Zulus.
posted by Abiezer at 3:29 AM on June 16, 2009


You couldn't make it up. Oh, wait...
posted by Acey at 6:04 AM on June 16, 2009 [1 favorite]


We're going to have to get the Brits their own Metafilter. They speak some weird language with monkey dust and aston villas.
posted by dances_with_sneetches at 6:45 AM on June 16, 2009


I was hoping the [more inside] would mean that there was more actual information inside, so I wouldn't have to watch a youtube video to know what was going on.
Shitty post.
posted by rocket88 at 8:11 AM on June 16, 2009


I actually watched the whole video in the vain hope something would happen to give it a connection with the news story other than the dumb and obvious joke.
I want my five minutes back.
posted by dunkadunc at 8:58 AM on June 16, 2009


I think it's now clear that if you root for Aston Villa, you're supporting terrorism.
posted by adamms222 at 11:01 AM on June 16, 2009 [1 favorite]


Of course, they're usually more interested in having it out with the Zulus.
posted by Abiezer at 6:29 AM on June 16 [+] [!]


What does this mean?
posted by Baby_Balrog at 11:37 AM on June 16, 2009


Should never really explain a joke, but here weyou go, B_B
posted by Abiezer at 11:55 AM on June 16, 2009


Whoever this Aston Villa fellow is, he must be a real nutter (<--- did I use that word right?).
posted by jabberjaw at 1:45 PM on June 16, 2009


Holy shit, that Monkey Dust thing actually aired on British television? It's hilarious.

*laments USA a little more*
posted by mediareport at 5:30 AM on June 17, 2009


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