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Humor and Satire

Why Is It Called Black Friday?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 01.28.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


50 Shades of Turkey

Blogdramedy | Posted 01.28.2014 | Comedy

Fifty seems to be a popular number for lists. But why should 50 Shades of Grey get all the attention? In celebration of American Thanksgiving, I bring you the listapalooza "50 Shades of Turkey." An assortment of questionable, yet edible, turkey dishes.

A Huge Brick-Wagging Contest: New York Says Suck It Chicago

Gavin Shulman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Gavin Shulman

You don't fuck with the One World Trade. Unless you want to get devastated. Completely destroyed. Decimated. Lit up. You can consider it, but if you really try to take it on, you will be crushed. I suggest, for your own safety, you just admire from afar.

How Feminism Hurts Men

Micah J. Murray | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Micah J. Murray

Because of feminism, church stages and spotlights are often dominated by women. Men are encouraged to just serve in the nursery or kitchen. Sometimes men are even told to stay silent in church.

The Warning Label That Should Be On Lululemon Yoga Pants

Alena Dillon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Alena Dillon

Hand wash in room-temperature sparkling water only. Mineral water is okay in a pinch but, my god, never tap. Do not wear if you had or plan to have a big lunch. Do not wear these pants if you are too curvy; your body pressures the pants to perform the responsibility of being pants.

An Affordable Care Act Primer: How Sick Do You Plan to Be?

Greg Schwem | Posted 11.06.2013 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Welcome back! Where were we? Oh, yes. You were trying to decide between all those plans which, on the surface, sound identical but, on closer inspection, are radically different. Are seeing and chewing important to you?

Dirty French Cows

Carl Pettit | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Carl Pettit

All I wanted is to have muesli on occasion and not picture white pus dripping into my cereal bowl, or have to worry about shopping for a bra because of my breakfast choice.

Calling All Male Widening Girths!

Alan Black | Posted 12.29.2013 | Comedy
Alan Black

Calling widening girths! Join the Middle Age Resistance Army! Viva M.A.R.A! Bloated men! Had enough of hearing - "he's hella old," - from a twenty-so...

Son Of CEO 'Pulls Himself Up By Bootstraps'... To Become CEO

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.25.2013 | Comedy

If there's anything that truly defines the American dream, it's someone who pulls themselves up by the bootstraps in order to succeed; a person who ov...

Pumpkin Carving for All Skill Levels!

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

That wasn't your fault, the ridge got in the way. Just take a wet paper towel and wipe away that line and redraw... you know what? It's gonna be fine. It'll be abstract.

Confessions of a Professional Cuddler

Patrick Boyle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Patrick Boyle

Some people call me a street cuddler. I prefer to be called a "comfort technician." Actually, I prefer to be called a Navy Seal, but the desist order from the Pentagon threw cold water all over that one.

YouTube's Parody King: An Interview With Bart Baker

Michael Varrati | Posted 12.21.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Varrati

"When I got out of college, my parents were like, 'You need to go get a job or an internship, or something.' That sounded as boring as hell. I didn't want to work for anyone."

Deleting Tolstoy

Carl Pettit | Posted 12.08.2013 | Comedy
Carl Pettit

Tackling Tolstoy was an emotional, as well as a financial investment. Even if you couldn't wade through the hefty prose, that beautiful hardback edition would display prominently on your oak bookshelf, right next to your edition of Finnegans Wake, by James Joyce.

Fake Commercial for Groupon's New Erotic Products

Alena Dillon | Posted 11.24.2013 | Comedy
Alena Dillon

Body Pleasure Pocket Vibrator on Groupon: turn it on, and let it return the favor. Satisfaction guaranteed.

A Bad Week for America's Invisible Men and Women, and for Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man

Lester & Charlie | Posted 11.23.2013 | Politics
Lester & Charlie

Recently, Congress decided that cutting $40 billion from the food stamps program would be a good idea. After all, that budget works out to a whole couple of bucks a day for a portion of the 40+ million Americans living below the poverty line.

Why Experience Can Actually Be A Liability In Your Job Hunt

Jeb Harrison | Posted 11.20.2013 | Fifty
Jeb Harrison

I had the strangest job interview the other day. After 30+ years in the workforce, this interview was by far the most enlightening, embarrassing, revealing and thought-provoking 30 minutes I've ever spent at the interrogation table.

21 Awesome Features Missing from the New iPhone

Mark Morford | Posted 11.11.2013 | Comedy
Mark Morford

They're nothing short of miraculous hunks of modern tech gloriousness. But they're also, shockingly, missing a few key features we'd really like to see in future models.

A Partial List of Sadistic Cat Idioms

Carl Pettit | Posted 11.09.2013 | Comedy
Carl Pettit

If your particular cat crosses the line, and drops a few unwanted biological nuggets into your milk and cereal, or licks one of your eyeballs while you're half asleep, you might want to remind your kitty that it wasn't always an Internet star.

Home on the Strange

Lester & Charlie | Posted 10.27.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

We gotta admit: even with all we know about how they like to do things in Red States, the boldness of this measure leaves us pretty stunned. Too many homeless in your burgeoning downtown? Just send 'em packing!

Chucked Out of Sunday School

Carl Pettit | Posted 10.21.2013 | Comedy
Carl Pettit

My experiences in the pews, and in the classroom, taught me that adults often profess knowledge about subjects they know very little about, and that my mind was prone to an enormous amount of speculative wandering.

Chicago Fighting to Use Unmanned Drones To Target Poor Kids

El Guapo | Posted 10.20.2013 | Latino Voices
El Guapo

Rather than sending a whole demolition crew to destroy a community center, a library, a school or a soup kitchen, we can utilize the sophisticated and precise locating systems on these machines to level whole neighborhoods while ensuring that our more affluent areas are spared.

The Patriot Brothers' Philosophy

Jerry and Joe Long | Posted 10.14.2013 | Comedy
Jerry and Joe Long

John and Adams Patriot explain Christianity, Ronald Reagan, gays, Obama's America, pizza delivery, guns and their lust for Liz Cheney.

What Post 50 Women Need To Know About Bras

Renee Fisher | Posted 10.09.2013 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Let's talk about bras. When we start wearing them, they are usually too big and they feel like alien beings have attached themselves to us. Our first heavy make out sessions can involve young men who have seemed up until that point perfectly normal, with all the required hands and fingers, fumbling with hooks, while we grit out teeth and silently scream, 'Just take the damn thing off!'

Meet the Patriot Brothers

Jerry and Joe Long | Posted 10.06.2013 | Comedy
Jerry and Joe Long

John and Adams Patriot are aspiring musicians who who live by what they claim to be true conservative principles. They believe they represent everything that's right with America. If you consider misogyny, racism and a near total lack of knowledge "right," maybe you'll agree.

Child Stats That Aren't Being Helped By Children Alley-Ooping Into Pools

Andy McDonald | Posted 10.02.2013 | Comedy
Andy McDonald

Okay, how about we compromise? I'll still throw out some disturbing statistics about the welfare of American children, but I'll punctuate them with some sweet ass alley-ooping pool dunks! Gooooooooo TEAM!