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’s Teresa Giudice Write in a Letter to Donald Trump?
We obtained a (fake) copy of the letter.
too much money
Steve Coogan and David Mitchell to Star in a Satire About the Superrich
s Michael Winterbottom is directing.
The 8 Best True-Crime Parodies
isn’t the only one!
who is america
What’s the Point of Pranking Corinne From
A reality star will do almost anything to be on TV. How insightful.
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.”
, the Original
Who Is America?
A look back at Chris Morris’s prescient British comedy series.
Mistaking ClickHole for Real News Is a Thing of Beauty
I’m Tired of Being Dermot Mulroney’s Onscreen Love Interest
Twice I’ve been in serious relationships with men played by Dermot Mulroney. It wasn’t a problem. Until it was.
The Weirdest Lines From Sean Penn’s Wannabe-Gonzo Novel
“Tweet me, bitch. I dare you.”
Catching Up with ‘Reductress’ Founders Beth Newell and Sarah Pappalardo
It’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 […]
Talking True Crime Satire with ‘American Vandal’ Showrunner Dan Lagana
From Serial to binge-demanding TV series like The Jinx and Making a Murderer, the true crime doc format has become a national phenomenon that […]
‘PatriotHole’: How the Fake News Makes Fun of Fake News
Doug 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 […]
Netflix’s True-Crime Satire Series
Asks: Who Drew the Dicks?
“He’s, like, a known dick drawer.”
Randy Newman on Trump, Putin, and His New Album
Randy Newman discusses his new album, singing about the president, and messing up at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
good one podcast
The Story Behind
Dear White People
Dear White People
creator Justin Simien talks about loving Shonda Rhimes, writing satire, and his show’s timeliness.
Is Terrifying, Socially Conscious Horror
It’s a mash-up of
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?
The Stepford Wives
that’s more fun than either and more illuminating, too.
Is the Most Misunderstood Satire of the Past 30 Years
The new series
is the latest project to misunderstand the message of Paul Verhoeven’s film.
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 […]
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 […]
Presenting ‘Mastergate,’ an October Comedy Surprise
I’ve seen countless posts across the Internet this year saying some variation of “2016 sucks for killing so many of our favorite celebrities.” […]
Gladwell Not a Fan of Fey’s Palin Impression
“I can’t help but think her comic genius is actually a problem.”
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 […]
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 […]
Reductress Will Launch Its First Podcast ‘Mouth Time’ on March 16th
There are tons of exciting new podcasts premiering this month – Jemaine Clement’s The Mysterious Secrets of Uncle Bertie’s Botanarium, Chris […]
Trump vs. Bernie
The self-tanner budget alone is going to
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. […]
Takes on Washington’s Football Team
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 […]
Satire Is Hard: Why Most ‘Onion’ Ripoffs Don’t Work
Working 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 […]
the expendables 2
Watch a Tongue-in-Cheek, Fan-Made Trailer for
The Expendables 2
“Big f*cking guns.”
Competition Changes People
A Hot Air Balloon Captain Addresses His Crew On the Eve of a Very Important Hot Air Balloon Race: “Point is, this ain’t hot air balloon racing […]
Christwire.org Writers Trick Extreme Conservatives Into Writing For Them
Christwire.org is a satire website that features articles with titles such as “Gays Now Using Santa To Entice Man Boy Love Relations” and […]