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Making Fun of Nazis

The New York Times has an excellent article on how to deal with white supremacists, racists, and Nazis. They call it “humorous subversion” but it really is just making fun of them. Here’s one example: For decades, Wunsiedel, a German town near the Czech border, has struggled with a parade of unwanted visitors. It was […]


Can’t Take the Heat?

Donald Trump has tweeted that he will not attend the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner. Trump has not fared very well at past events, becoming the butt of too many jokes for his ego to tolerate. The last time a president skipped this dinner was back in 1981, when Ronald Reagan didn’t show up because […]


No Laughing Matter?

Now that the election is over, political comics are having a tough time. Yeah, I know, everyone thought that Donald Trump winning the election would be pure gold for comedians, but it turns out that it is not that easy. This country has become so polarized that if you make political jokes about Trump, you […]


Late Night Political Humor Without Herman Cain

Our last Late Night Political Humor post focused exclusively on Herman Cain. Today we demonstrate we are able to laugh without Cain. “The people beat Bank of America, who withdrew their $5 debit fee. Instead, the bank is going to replace that with a $60 annual fee.” – Jay Leno “A new poll taken abroad […]


The Best Party, The Best Quote

When Icelandic comedian Jon Gnarr founded The Best Party last December, people thought it was a joke. Indeed, Gnarr satirized Iceland’s corrupt and incompetent political parties, promising free towels at public swimming pools and that he would build a Disneyland at the Reykjavik airport. The idea for the new party came after Iceland’s traumatic banking […]