Satire

comedy

The Year's Best Memoir Is About a Man Who Shot a Porno in an Ice Cream Shop

And was found at a garage sale. And was printed as is. Or so the comedy writer Mike Sacks would like you to believe.
Alex Norcia
9.14.18
politics

How Satire Gave Boris Johnson His Persona

The bungling fool act masking the sinister operator was created on a prime-time comedy mainstay.
Matt Charlton
8.20.18
politics

The Onion’s Brutal Israel Commentary Goes Beyond Satire

The country's leading humour publication has taken a stance on the Israel-Palestine conflict in a way that most "real" newspapers haven't.
Eve Peyser
5.21.18
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
4.17.18
Can't Handle the Truth

Trump Created His Own Fake News Last Week (Again)

Donald Trump has a history of spreading falsehoods. Last week he, well, did some more of that. What'd you expect?
Mike Pearl
10.2.17
Can't Handle the Truth

No, There's No Anthony Scaramucci Revenge Porn

The viral story is just unfunny satire. Is that so wrong?
Mike Pearl
8.7.17
politics

The Firing of Anthony Scaramucci Is Nothing Short of Tragic

Do not laugh at the Mooch's misfortune.
Eve Peyser
7.31.17
Features

Predict Your Rave Future With These Clubbing Horoscopes

What nightlife misadventures are in store for you this June?
Austin Gebbia (AKA Dear Morni)
6.2.17
eve peyser for fbi director

Why I Should Run the FBI

Now that Joe Lieberman is out of the running, why not Eve Peyser?
Eve Peyser
5.25.17
politics

The New Wave of Satire for Our Morbid Political Landscape

Satire's not dead, but it is increasingly niche.
Yohann Koshy
5.10.17
Books

The Strange, Subversive Roots of the Adult Coloring Book Craze

'The Executive Coloring Book' was a desperate cry for help about soulless corporate culture that wound up accidentally launching an industry.
J. W. McCormack
3.30.17
Broadly DK

Inside 'Reductress', the Feminist Parody Site the Internet Didn't Know It Needed

Founded by three New York comedians in their apartment, the site now has more than a quarter of a million unique views a month.
Erin Meisenzahl-Peace
3.6.17
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