Archive for the ‘Satire’ Category

Doom

2018/01/11

(Jesus and Mo) – Mo:

“I’m glad, you’re reading the Koran, Jesus. Did you know the beauty of its poetry is such that it can move listeners to tears of divine rapture?” …

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Jesus and Mo: Doom

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Trump Warns That President Oprah Would Force Americans to Read

2018/01/10

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

People were worried about Obama coming to their homes and taking away their guns,” Trump said. “Oprah will come to your homes and leave books there, which is far, far worse.” …

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Oprah Winfrey

Fire and Fury, the Play

2018/01/05

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

Donald J. Trump, legendary among U.S. Presidents for his aversion to reading, demanded on Thursday that members of his White House circle act out Michael Wolff’s new book, “Fire and Fury,” in a command performance in the Oval Office. …

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White House theatre

Gnostic BS

2017/11/16

(Jesus and Mo) – Jesus:

“Look, I know Christmas has its origins in paganism. But the church of the time had good reasons to adopt the festival as its own.” …

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Jesus and Mo 2017-11-15: Adopt

Religious Homes

2017/11/09

(Jesus and Mo) – Jesus:

“Secularists are complaining that taxpayers’ money is being used to build homes specifically to accommodate the religious beliefs of the community.” …

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Jesus and Mo 2017-11-08: Homes

Virginia and New Jersey New Governors Unfit

2017/11/08

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

Throwing caution to the wind, voters in Virginia and New Jersey on Tuesday night overturned the political applecart and chose as their new governors two men with no reality-show experience whatsoever.

Republican officials were staggered by the voters’ decision because, historically, reality shows have been a reliable proving ground for the nation’s finest leaders. …

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Northam, Fairfax, Herring for Virginia

Sophisticated Theological Work

2017/11/05

(Jesus and Mo) – Jesus:

“In The God Delusion Dawkins attacks an absurd caricature of Christianity. He is ignorant of the huge amount of sophisticated theological work which has accumulated over the centuries.” …

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Jesus and Mo 2017-11-01: Arms

Iceland Bans American Televangelists

2017/11/03

(Patheos::Laughing in Disbelief) – Andrew Hall:

Reykjavik, Iceland – This island nation situated in the North Atlantic took a monumental leap forward today by passing legislation banning American televangelists. The Icelandic Psychological Defense Act (IPDA) takes effect immediately. No American televangelist may set his or her foot in the small nation of 330,000 souls. No programming by such people may be shown on Icelandic television or played on the radio. …

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Bus-Undering

2017/11/01

(FTB stderr) – Marcus Ranum:

The strategic genius says, “when you are throwing people under a bus, make sure that your other staff won’t realize you’re the kind of person who will throw them under a bus, too.” …

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Bus-undering

Excited Crowd Awaits First Arrest

2017/10/29

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

A crowd estimated in the hundreds of thousands has gathered outside the office of Robert Mueller in eager anticipation of the special counsel’s first arrest in the Russia probe. …

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March on Washington