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Liberals v. Conservatives – It’s Funny

An interesting (and well worth reading) article in The Atlantic dives into some important questions: Why is there no conservative entertainer as funny as Jon Stewart, John Oliver, Stephen Colbert, or many others? And why is there no liberal talk radio host as successful as Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck, or many others? Theorists […]


No Regrets

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) blasted his Democratic colleagues in the Senate on Thursday, telling reporters, “I’m sick and tired of people blaming George W. Bush for things he did.” In the aftermath of the release of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on torture, Cruz said, “Democrats have been busy with their favorite […]


Is there a word for Irony in Chinese?

This isn’t the first time a satirical article in The Onion has been taken for serious news, but it may be the funniest time. The Onion named North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un the “Sexiest Man Alive for 2012“. With his devastatingly handsome, round face, his boyish charm, and his strong, sturdy frame, this Pyongyang-bred heartthrob […]


Satire is a dangerous thing

Here is a video making the rounds of the innertubes called “Why Homosexuality Should Be Banned”: Yes, of course it is being sarcastic — the clear intent is to make fun of arguments against gay rights. But what’s really ironic are the comments — there are over 12 thousand of them already on YouTube — […]