The Onion goes after Facebook with Onion Social
The Onion has gone after some big billionaires this past month. First Elon Musk for suggesting he could start his own online humor publication. And more recently, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. Take this June 15 open letter, for example, written from the voice of a Zuckerberg baby and titled ... [Read More]
The Onion goes after Facebook with Onion Social
The Onion has gone after some big billionaires this past month. First Elon Musk for suggesting he could start his own online humor publication. And more recently, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. Take this June 15 open letter, for example, written from the voice of a Zuckerberg baby and titled ... [Read More]
Pence parody book has a happy ending
When John Oliver’s announced his staff at HBO’s Last Week Tonight had made a parody of a children’s book about Vice President Mike Pence’s family rabbit, making the rabbit’s story about gay marriage instead, Oliver didn’t expect it’d actually sell as well as... [Read More]
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 response to how sexual assault was being discussed in the comedy world. Today, every website’s homepage looks like Reductress in 2016: an endless parad... [Read More]
Open Mic Magazine presents Every Comedy Poster
From our friends at Open Mic Magazine, Tampa comedians Becca Childs and CJ Hernandez, comes this week’s fun mockery of ourselves. Above is “Every Comedy Poster,” complete with all of the randomness anyone who has been in the comedy game for more than a minute notices — while ... [Read More]
Open Mic Magazine presents Every Comedy Poster
From our friends at Open Mic Magazine, Tampa comedians Becca Childs and CJ Hernandez, comes this week’s fun mockery of ourselves. Above is “Every Comedy Poster,” complete with all of the randomness anyone who has been in the comedy game for more than a minute notices — while ... [Read More]
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 immediately sucks us in and then spits us out eight hours later with endless debates about whodunit. Though these are serious topics that would often demand a... [Read More]
‘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 Clintons have been funneling billions of dollars to research institutions around the country in order to figure out a way for women to have sex with ea... [Read More]
Jay-Z “Moonlight” music video re-enacts Friends with black comedians
For everyone who thought 1990s hit sitcom Friends was too unrealistic or too white, Jay-Z and director Alan Yang are here for you. Yang (Master of None) directed the music video for Jay-Z’s new single, “Moonlight,” which dropped Friday afternoon. It’s a beat-by-beat re-enactm... [Read More]
Jay-Z “Moonlight” music video re-enacts Friends with black comedians
For everyone who thought 1990s hit sitcom Friends was too unrealistic or too white, Jay-Z and director Alan Yang are here for you. Yang (Master of None) directed the music video for Jay-Z’s new single, “Moonlight,” which dropped Friday afternoon. It’s a beat-by-beat re-enactm... [Read More]