December 2015

  • Gollum and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

    Gollum and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

    It’s all fun and games until an unlucky comparison gets you arrested with potential years behind bars. That’s exactly what happened to Dr. Bilgin Çiftçi and at least two other Turkish citizens for likening their everlasting president to Gollum, the adorable but admittedly tortured creature from “The Lord of the Rings.” Arresting people for comparing…