View Full Version : Iraqi "punked" TV show

09-04-2010, 12:51 AM
Proof that truth is stranger than fiction (http://atwar.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/09/03/punkd-iraqi-style-at-a-checkpoint/):

BAGHDAD — An Iraqi reality television program broadcast during Ramadan has been planting fake bombs in celebrities’ cars, having an Iraqi army checkpoint find them and terrifying the celebrities into thinking that they are headed for maximum security prison.

The show “Put Him in [Camp] Bucca” has drawn numerous protests but has stayed on air throughout the fasting month, broadcasting its “stings” on well-known Iraqi personalities.

There's a video at the link.