Dead Wild Roses: White Male Privilege – Squandered!

HAMILTON, OH—Despite being the beneficiary of numerous societal advantages and having faced little to no major adversity throughout his life, local man Travis Benton has spent the last four years squandering his white male privilege on a sales floor job at Best Buy, sources confirmed Tuesday. “You can get by with a regular HDMI cable, ...

Dead Wild Roses: Thanks Onion – Socialism vs Capitalism

Filed under: Humour Tagged: Capitalism, Humour, Socialism, The Onion

Politics and its Discontents: Spoof, Or Not A Spoof?

Were it not for the telltale insignia on the bottom-right of the screen, it might be hard to tell. High School Student, Teacher Applying For Same Summer Waitressing Job Recommend this Post

DeSmogBlog: The Onion Skewers The Boom in Fracking PR Spin

theonion_logo.png In typically grand fashion, satirical news source The Onion has skewered the rise of misleading PR bankrolled by the oil and gas industry to defend the dangerous practice of fracking. Although the piece is not "real" news, anyone could be forgiven for taking it as fact since it isn't far fetched at all. Head ...

Louisiana Republican falls for The Onion’s "Planned Parenthood opens $8 Billion Abortionplex" story

You have to be a really far-gone wingnut to fall for The Onion jokery. But if the subject is abortion, as the recent Komen-Planned Parenthood kerfuffle has shown us, there is no limit to the idiocy on the right. Check out this congressman from Louisiana, a certain John Fleming, who actually posted the following on ...

Red Tory v.3.0.3: Right-Wingers Aren’t Funny: Part XLVII

Here’s another utterly dismal attempt at comedy by right-wing partisans, this time from the ultra-conservative folks at Pajamasmedia with a fake newscast presumably intended to resemble The Onion. Minus anything amusing, witty, or delightful. Why can’t these right-wing clods simply accept the demonstrably obvious fact that their sense of humour is severely impaired for whatever ...

the reeves report: The Onion takes aim at dysfunctional US Congress

Earlier this afternoon, The Onion, a satirical news organization, tweeted “BREAKING: Witnesses reporting screams and gunfire heard inside Capitol building.” The initial reaction from The Onion’s followers was trepidation, at best. The Onion is known as a satirical source of “news” that most know to take with a grain of salt. But what if they ...

*facepalm*

Word of the Day:  “Satire” Look it up, Washington. Please. (P.S. to The Terrorists: You can stop now.  You’ve won.)

350 or bust: End of the World Curriculum: Armageddon Vs. Global Warming

With tongue firmly in cheek, here’s a recent clip from the satirical news site The Onion:   If you’d like to watch more from The Onion on global warming, click here.

Red Tory v.3.0.3: Failing U.S. Economy Explained

Of course! It’s all so obvious now.

Red Tory v.3.0.3: “Justice Sheds” Fill Gap in System

While waiting for their new multi-billion dollar prisons to be constructed, “Conservatives” are protecting their neighbourhoods with homemade “Justice Sheds” to detain suspicious-looking characters the police are too lazy to arrest… Be sure to check out the assortment of ONN News Patrol action figures at the end of the bit.

They Call Me "Mr. Sinister": Trust The Onion

To tell the truth. The sad thing is, it works the same here in Canada. There is only one “legitimate” position on the Middle East and that is “Israel can do no wrong.”

Feminist Mom in Montreal: Man empowers women by encouraging them to pose for nude photos

I think a preface is in order here. On my blog post “Men as feminist leaders?” there was discussion about whether or not the event Femquake was still empowering for women with the knowledge that it was created by a man. Some of the people who commented feel that a man can be a feminist ...

Feminist Mom in Montreal: Man empowers women by encouraging them to pose for nude photos

I think a preface is in order here. On my blog post “Men as feminist leaders?” there was discussion about whether or not the event Femquake was still empowering for women with the knowledge that it was created by a man. Some of the people who commented feel that a man can be a feminist ...

Feminist Mom in Montreal: Man empowers women by encouraging them to pose for nude photos

I think a preface is in order here. On my blog post “Men as feminist leaders?” there was discussion about whether or not the event Femquake was still empowering for women with the knowledge that it was created by a man. Some of the people who commented feel that a man can be a feminist ...