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Satire

  1. too much money
    Steve Coogan and David Mitchell to Star in a Satire About the SuperrichThe Trip’s Michael Winterbottom is directing.
  2. vulture lists
    The 8 Best True-Crime ParodiesAmerican Vandal isn’t the only one!
  3. who is america
    What’s the Point of Pranking Corinne From The Bachelor?A reality star will do almost anything to be on TV. How insightful.
  4. who is america
    Art Gallerist Duped by Sacha Baron Cohen Thinks He Is ‘Absolutely’ an Artist“Art and satire, it hurts. I just wish everybody would quit taking themselves so seriously.”
  5. british comedy
    Meet Brass Eye, the Original Who Is America?A look back at Chris Morris’s prescient British comedy series.
  6. oops
    The Washington Post Mistaking ClickHole for Real News Is a Thing of BeautyBravo.
  7. heartbreak
    I’m Tired of Being Dermot Mulroney’s Onscreen Love InterestTwice I’ve been in serious relationships with men played by Dermot Mulroney. It wasn’t a problem. Until it was.
  8. books
    The Weirdest Lines From Sean Penn’s Wannabe-Gonzo Novel“Tweet me, bitch. I dare you.”
  9. Catching Up with ‘Reductress’ Founders Beth Newell and Sarah PappalardoIt’s been one hell of a news cycle for Reductress. The site dedicated its entire landing page to rape culture back in 2016, partially in […]
  10. Talking True Crime Satire with ‘American Vandal’ Showrunner Dan LaganaFrom Serial to binge-demanding TV series like The Jinx and Making a Murderer, the true crime doc format has become a national phenomenon that […]
  11. ‘PatriotHole’: How the Fake News Makes Fun of Fake NewsDoug Baxter is close to figuring out what the Clinton Foundation is really up to. He’s still connecting the dots, but so far it seems that the […]
  12. trailer mix
    Netflix’s True-Crime Satire Series American Vandal Asks: Who Drew the Dicks?“He’s, like, a known dick drawer.”
  13. originals
    Randy Newman on Trump, Putin, and His New AlbumRandy Newman discusses his new album, singing about the president, and messing up at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
  14. good one podcast
    The Story Behind Dear White People’s Perfect Scandal ParodyDear White People creator Justin Simien talks about loving Shonda Rhimes, writing satire, and his show’s timeliness.
  15. movie review
    Jordan Peele’s Get Out Is Terrifying, Socially Conscious HorrorIt’s a mash-up of Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? and The Stepford Wives that’s more fun than either and more illuminating, too.
  16. close reads
    RoboCop Is the Most Misunderstood Satire of the Past 30 YearsThe new series APB is the latest project to misunderstand the message of Paul Verhoeven’s film.
  17. The Quiet Death of ‘The Daily Currant’, Patient Zero in the Fake News […] Remember when George Bush accidentally voted for Obama? How about when Rick Santorum was caught using Grindr? If these events don’t sound […]
  18. Inside the Rise of ‘Reductress’ “It’s definitely nothing new to say that our site doesn’t punch down, we punch up,” remarked Nicole Silverberg, writer and associate editor […]
  19. Presenting ‘Mastergate,’ an October Comedy SurpriseI’ve seen countless posts across the Internet this year saying some variation of “2016 sucks for killing so many of our favorite celebrities.” […]
  20. satire
    Gladwell Not a Fan of Fey’s Palin Impression“I can’t help but think her comic genius is actually a problem.”
  21. How Donald Trump Has Made Political Satire Weaker When Donald Trump announced he was running for President a year ago (it feels like it’s been a decade at this point), the world of late-night […]
  22. Political Satire Is Thriving Without Jon Stewart (and We Should Thank Jon […] Last week, fans of political comedy were given a rare treat: a public appearance by Jon Stewart. Stewart appeared at a live taping of David […]
  23. Reductress Will Launch Its First Podcast ‘Mouth Time’ on March 16thThere are tons of exciting new podcasts premiering this month – Jemaine Clement’s The Mysterious Secrets of Uncle Bertie’s Botanarium, Chris […]
  24. the industry
    Fusion Orders Trump vs. Bernie Comedy SeriesThe self-tanner budget alone is going to cripple the network.
  25. When Network TV Got ‘Politically Incorrect’The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  26. satire
    South Park Takes on Washington’s Football TeamNaturally.
  27. The Internet Has Created 8 (and Counting) ‘Her’ Parodies Called ‘Him’Ever since Spike Jonze’s Oscar-nominated movie Her, starring Joaquin Phoenix as a man who falls in love with a female artificially intelligent […]
  28. Satire Is Hard: Why Most ‘Onion’ Ripoffs Don’t WorkWorking as an editor for my college’s satirical newspaper, I learned one unassailable fact: we would never be as funny as The Onion. As proud […]
  29. the expendables 2
    Watch a Tongue-in-Cheek, Fan-Made Trailer for The Expendables 2“Big f*cking guns.”
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