Archive for the ‘Satire’ Category

Russell’s Teapot

2017/07/23

(xkcd) – Randall Munroe:

I‘m crowdfunding a project to launch a teapot into orbit around the Sun to settle the Russell thing once and for all.” …

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Randall Munroe: xkcd 1866: Russell's Teapot

Medicare For All

2017/07/20

(Raging Pencils) – Mike Stanfill:

Hmmm, what’s a good replacement for Obamacare that the Democrats would support?” …

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Mike Stanfill: Raging Pencils 2017-07-17: Medicare For All

Go Whistle!

2017/07/13

(Guardian Cartoons) – Steve Bell:

Boris Johnson has suggested European leaders can “go whistle” if they expect Britain to pay a divorce bill for withdrawing from the European Union. …

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Steve Bell: Go Whistle!

Wade

2017/07/01

(Jesus and Mo) – Mo:

Listen to this! Before Roe vs. Wade in 1973, it’s estimated that illegal abortions caused the deaths of up to 8,000 American women per year.” …

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Jesus and Mo 2017-06-29: Wade

Pussy

2017/06/26

(Atlantic Culture) – Sophie Gilbert:

Howard Jacobson, whose new book is a fairy tale inspired by the 45th president, calls writers to arms. …

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Howard Jacobson: Pussy - A Novel

Risen

2017/06/15

(Jesus and Mo) – Mo:

“I think it’s fair to describe the Gospel of Matthew as “fan fiction”.” …

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Jesus and Mo 2017-06-07: Gospel of Matthew Fan Fiction

Out Patient

2017/06/04

(Atheist Pig) – “Hey, I heard you’re having surgery tomorrow.” …

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The Atheist Pig: Out-Patient

Trump Calling Earth a “Loser”

2017/06/02

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

In a dramatic announcement from the White House Rose Garden on Thursday, Donald J. Trump pronounced the planet Earth a “loser” and vowed to make a better deal with a new planet. …

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Donald Trump mouthing off

Trump Able to Cljjryff

2017/05/31

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

Donald J. Trump tweeted early Wednesday morning that his practice of sleeping only four hours a day was having no impact whatsoever on his ability to cljjryff. …

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Trump tweet covfefe

How to Get Your Body Ready for Summer

2017/05/30

(New Yorker Daily Shouts) – Lauren Bans:

Sunshine, swimsuits, and bare legs – oh my! The warm months are finally upon us. And that means one thing: you gotta get your bod in tip-top shape. Follow these six steps and prepare to flaunt your body confidently in front of your friends and family and maybe even the police, once they inevitably find out you’ve been hiding a body in your basement. …

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Sunscreening