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The XYZ Show is a Nairobi-based political satire featuring life-size latex puppets.

Recently, they shared photographs of Wole Soyinka meeting a life-size puppet of himself. Soyinka looks happy and rather impressed. It looks like they’re having a conversation. Wouldn’t we have liked to eavesdrop. 

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I hold a doctorate in English from Duke University and recently joined the Marquette University English faculty as an Assistant Professor. I love teaching African fiction and contemporary British novels. Brittle Paper is the virtual space/station where I play and experiment with ideas on how to reinvent African fiction and literary culture.

3 Responses to “Adorable Moment as Soyinka Meets Soyinka” Subscribe

  1. Oyin Oludipe 2014/09/30 at 06:08 #

    Haha!

    Those puppet lips are quite too generous! Lol

  2. Obinna Udenwe 2014/09/30 at 06:52 #

    Oh my! this is so awesome!

  3. Gbolahan Badmus 2014/09/30 at 07:28 #

    Haha! The man inside the puppet finally peeps!

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I hold a doctorate in English from Duke University and recently joined the Marquette University English faculty as an Assistant Professor. I love teaching African fiction and contemporary British novels. Brittle Paper is the virtual space/station where I play and experiment with ideas on how to reinvent African fiction and literary culture.

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