Satire

Hacking

How to Expand the 'Have I Been Pwned' Brand

A tongue-in-cheek proposal to make Have I Been Pwned’s brand even more valuable.
Jake Davis
6.25.19
rights

Two Editors on How to Make an Abortion Ban Funny

The cofounders of satire site Reductress talk about how they're capturing people's collective rage.
Marie Solis
5.21.19
Culture

'Animaniacs' Could Help Us Transcend These Dark Times

Rob Paulsen, the voice of Yakko, tells us how the cult cartoon became "zany to the max."
Patrick Marlborough
11.19.18
comedy

The Year's Best Memoir Is About a Man Who Shot a Porno in a Baskin-Robbins

And was found at a garage sale. And was printed as is. Or so the author and comedian Mike Sacks would like you to believe.
Alex Norcia
9.13.18
politics

The Onion’s Brutal Israel Commentary Goes Beyond Satire

The country's leading humor publication has taken a stance on the Israel-Palestine conflict in a way that most "real" newspapers haven't.
Eve Peyser
5.18.18
Art

This Toy Assault Rifle for Toddlers Is a Twisted Take on Playtime

Start 'em young, folks!
Troy Farah
5.10.18
Internet

This 1921 Proto-Meme Is Eerily Relevant Today

A 1921 issue of Judge Magazine published what some people are calling "The First Meme."
Beckett Mufson
4.16.18
Can't Handle the Truth

The Forged Chuck Schumer Harassment Claim Was Fake News at Its Worst

A bizarre story shows how toxic the media environment has become.
Mike Pearl
12.16.17
Can't Handle the Truth

Roy Moore's Senate Campaign Is Still Propped Up by Bullshit

Defenders of the Alabama Senate candidate latched onto a real statement from one of Moore's accusers and distorted it until it became fake news.
Mike Pearl
12.11.17
a very trump christmas

Melania Is Planning the Christmas from Hell, and I Am Loving It

Under the first lady, the holiday season has taken a dark turn.
Eve Peyser
11.28.17
Can't Handle the Truth

The President Created His Own Fake News This Week (Again)

Donald Trump has a history of spreading falsehoods. This week he, well, did some more of that. What'd you expect?
Mike Pearl
10.1.17
entertainment

Area Woman Interviews Editor of ‘The Onion’

We spoke to Marnie Shure, managing editor of the site that did fake news before it was cool.
Katherine Gillespie
9.5.17
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