Archive for the ‘Satire’ Category

Ivanka’s Notes for the Babysitter


(New Yorker Daily Shouts) – Ellis Weiner:

Donald is seventy. His normal bedtime is two or three in the morning, but don’t worry, we’ll definitely be back by then. He can watch Fox News as much as he wants. If he starts yelling at it (smh), just ignore him. The kids are used to it and their rooms are soundproofed. …

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IvankaTrump and family

Under Trump’s Skin


(Atlantic Culture) – Chris Jones:

Alec Baldwin stands in the dark and waits for his cue. His stomach begins to turn. His makeup is touched up. He goes over his lines in his head. He watches the action on the other side of the door on a monitor. The White House press-room set is rolled out for the second time tonight, and a deep, low rumble of anticipation runs through the building. His nerves start to crackle. McCarthy slays; somewhere, Sean Spicer is curling up into a ball. “LIVE FROM NEW YORK, IT’S SATURDAY NIGHT!” she screams.

The door opens for Baldwin. All he can hear is applause and trumpets. …

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Alec Baldwin with Trump mask

Hair Feud


(New Yorker::Daily Cartoon) – Pat Byrnes:

This town ain’t big enough for the both of our haircuts.” …

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Pat Byrnes: Trump-Kim Hair Feud

Jared Kushner Read Up on Middle East


(New Yorker::Borowitz Report) – Andy Borowitz:

Jared Kushner said on Tuesday that he became “incredibly well-informed” on the Middle East by reading up on the region while waiting for the ski lift on a recent trip to Aspen. …

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Trump skiers

Made in Russia


(Raging Pencils) – Mike Stanfill:

Make America Great Again!” …

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Mike Stanfill: Raging Pencils 2017-03-31: Made in Russia

White House Denies Any Ties to United States


(New Yorker::Borowitz Report) – Andy Borowitz:

In a fiercely defiant statement, the White House press secretary, Sean Spicer, denied that any member of the White House staff has ever worked “in any way, shape, or form” for the benefit of the United States. …

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Sean Spicer air quotes

Trump Protects Americans


(Tom the Dancing Bug) – Ruben Bolling:

These are clearly no big deal. I’ll throw tens of millions of Americans off health insurance, no problem.” …

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Ruben Bolling: Trump Protects Americans

Enough Faith


(Atheist Pig) – “I don’t have enough faith to be an atheist.” …

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The Atheist Pig: Enough Faith

The (FAKE NEWS) Ides of March


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

Tomorrow is the Ides of March! BEWARE!

…or, you know, don’t. …

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Mya Gosling: The FAKE NEWS Ides of March

Deadly Blessing


(Atheist Pig) – “Aaachoo!” …

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The Atheist Pig: Deadly Blessing