Archive for ‘satire’

January 25, 2018

Sexual Harassment Primer

by duncanr

sexual harassment women suffer at the hands of men is very much in the news at the moment

for men confused and uncertain as to what behaviour constitutes sexual harassment, Rachel Parris is here to help . . .

November 29, 2017


by allthoughtswork

If you’ve never heard of Mystery Science Theater 3000, you’re either a millennial or you’ve led a limited life, either way. At any rate, allow me to introduce you to my college addiction. 

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November 10, 2017

This creeped me out hard

by allthoughtswork

But, damnit, the acting was so good, I couldn’t look away. I just pray to the Dark Lord it’s satire.

October 9, 2017

NRA : Nonsensical Rifle Addiction

by duncanr

a European perspective on the NRA . . .

June 27, 2017

Cash for Votes

by duncanr

following the disastrous failure of her plan to increase the size of the Conservative party’s working majority in the UK parliament by calling a snap election which resulted, instead, in the Conservatives losing their working majority, Theresa May has promised an extra £1 billion funding to Northern Ireland in return for DUP support to allow the conservatives to hang on to power as a minority government

this has provided a rich source of material for cartoonists . . .

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May 30, 2017

Signs Idiocracy was a documentary

by allthoughtswork

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Have you seen that movie? It hurt my brain to watch back in 2006, now it’s just the Monday evening news. Want proof?

January 15, 2017

Pie : Freedom of the Press

by duncanr

December 31, 2016

Blame the Chinese Monkey

by duncanr

it’s that time of year again – one year ending, a new one about to begin, and the ‘news’ is dominated by Lists ; who got honoured by the Queen, who didn’t but should have, and 100 best (or worst) wotsits of the year just finishing

not going to bore you with any of these

instead, here’s Jonathan Pie’s somewhat jaundiced review of 2016 . . .

December 28, 2016

Wrexit Means Brexit

by duncanr

the old year is nearly done now – and a new year beckons

let’s hope it’s better than the last – filled with horrors too many to mention

amongst which was . . .

December 5, 2016

It’s All Fake, Folks

by duncanr

much is being made recently of the growing prominence being given to ‘fake’ news stories circulating on social media sites and the consequent shifts and shaping of attitudes and beliefs as a result

in this video, satirist Jonathan Pie argues ALL news is fake . . .