Tag Archives: Satire

@tweenhobo

I’m a follower of Tween Hobo on Twitter. Read this and you’ll understand why you should be, too. Tween Hobo is it. Her work passes what we might call (after G.E. Lessing) the Laocoön test: it could only be a Twitter feed, not a book, not a video, not a stage show. It’s ephemeral, pop-culture-driven, […]

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Music videos without music: GANGNAM STYLE

I’ve been totally in the dark since Gangnam Style first horsey-danced into the public consciousness – I just don’t get why it’s considered funny. This “remix”, though, is hilarious. Well done to the erstwhile foley artists. Music videos without music: GANGNAM STYLE (강남스타일) by PSY – YouTube.

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Sister Cities

I can’t see a byline for this very funny piece in the Globe.  Maybe he’s worried about raising the ire of everyone in the cities mentioned?  After all, we urban types are a touchy lot. QUEBOSTON Population: Who’s askin’? Sports team: The Rouge Sox Official food: Anything fried in sugar Quebec and Boston, two cities […]

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Dame Edna to Retire

Barry Humphries is hanging up the rhinestone specs. I used to love staying up late to howl at the Dame Edna shows, so I find this sad news, but as Barry is almost 80 I suppose we can grant him some rest. This is just one of Everage’s comedic techniques, which have occasionally spurred controversy, […]

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http://images.teamsugar.com/files/upl0/1/13255/06_2008/WeddingInvite_0.preview.jpg I’ve been to a few weddings where this invite could’ve been used.

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Monty Python – Theory on Brontosauruses by Anne Elk (Miss).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAYDiPizDIs Bracket, Miss, bracket.

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Supreme Court Upholds Bill Of Rights In 5-4 Decision | The Onion – Americas Finest News Source

http://www.theonion.com/content/news_briefs/supreme_court_upholds_bill The Onion – once again – proves that it’s the only real source of news in the US anymore.

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Alan at the Olympics

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnUNZs42GzY In honour of the Olympics, I offer the timeless (and clueless) presentation of Alan Partridge at the opening ceremonies. Luckily, I don’t get NBC, so as far as I know, the horrible stream-of-consciousness drivel spouted here is a satire on mindless American TV hosts.

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http://www.users.bigpond.com/daniel1977/kits.htm Shamelessly stolen from GorillaSquad. I have nothing to say beyond, “oh my…”

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Report: U.S. May Have Been Abused During Formative Years | The Onion – Americas Finest News Source

http://www.theonion.com/content/node/49608 Report: U.S. May Have Been Abused During Formative Years A team of leading historians and psychiatrists issued a report Wednesday claiming that the United States was likely the victim of abuse by its founding fathers and motherland when it was a young colony. “In its adulthood, the U.S. displays all the classic tendencies of […]

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