Satire

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
Art

John Waters Has Some Crude Advice for Aspiring Artists

"I always wanted to sell out! It’s just nobody wanted to buy me."
Nadja Sayej
10.8.18
Art

Instagram Artist Saint Hoax Talks Trump, Kim Kardashian, and Being POPlitically Incorrect

VICE Arabia talked to the Syrian artist about pop culture, his upcoming exhibit, and why he wants to remain anonymous.
Ameer Daou
Hala AlSalman
10.4.18
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 comedy writer Mike Sacks would like you to believe.
Alex Norcia
9.13.18
free play

This Game Asks the Important Questions, Like What If Trump Met a Ghost

‘The White House at Night’ is a wonderfully off-the-rails adventure about Trump’s encounters with the dead.
Danielle Riendeau
5.23.18
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
5.9.18
So Brave!

Brave: Men Exposed by #MeToo Waited 5 Whole Months to Stage Their Comebacks

After being accused of sexual misconduct by 17 women and laying low for less than half a year, Charlie Rose is reportedly ready to step back into the limelight—and he's generously bringing other alleged predators with him.
Sara David
4.26.18
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
Broadly

Sean Penn Wrote a Totally Fictional Novel About a Violent Man Who Hates #MeToo

The actor—who allegedly hit his ex-wife Madonna with a baseball bat—is bravely pioneering the otherwise unexplored topic of quirky, violent leading men in his debut book.
Rachel Wenitsky
3.20.18
So Brave!

McDonald's Vows to Pay Living Wage—JK They Turned Their Sign Upside Down

In honor of International Women's Day, they're putting the "W" back in McDonald's...?
Sarah Pappalardo
3.8.18
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