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Oct 29 2023
When it comes to brand leadership, I’d say there are many lessons to be learned from the iconic character Chandler Bing, brought to life by Matthew Perry in the TV show Friends. Matthew Perry and I first collided at the Equinox gym in West Hollywood, on neighboring treadmills that sparked somewhat of an electric connection. From then on, a series of fortuitous meetings unfolded, each etchedForbes
Aug 05 2020
News satire is a type of parody presented in a format typical of mainstream journalism, and called a satire because of its content. News satire has been around almost as long as journalism itself, but it is particularly popular on the web, with websites like The Onion, where it is relatively easy to mimic a legitimate news source. News satire relies heavily on irony and deadpan humor.Wikipedia
Jul 29 2023
Sweltering without air conditioning during the day and plunged into darkness at night, many Egyptians have responded with anger and ridicule to government measures for reducing energy consumption. Hours-long power cuts across Egypt, several times a day, prompted the directives as record temperatures hit the Mediterranean region this month. After 11 days of daily blackouts, Prime MinisterBarron's
Aug 05 2020
Humor, the capacity to express or perceive what's funny, is both a source of entertainment and a means of coping with difficult or awkward situations and stressful events. Although it provokes laughter, humor can be serious business. From its most lighthearted forms to its more absurd ones, humor can play an instrumental role in forming social bonds, releasing tension, or attracting a mate.Psychology Today
Sep 05 2023
An Aug. 28 Facebook post (direct link, archive link) shows a cutout photo of transgender swimmer Lia Thomas.
“International Olympic Committee Issues Lifetime Ban For Lia Thomas,” reads text in the photo.
Many commenters took the post seriously.
“Finally a win for real girls competing!!!!” wrote one Facebook user.
“It should be this way across all women's categoryUSA TODAY Fact Check
Sep 19 2023
Conservative radio host and pundit Erick Erickson is getting roasted on social media after he tried his hand at right-wing media’s latest outrage by offering a hot take on the change in the Senate dress code. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) tweaked the informal code to allow lawmakers to wear whatever they choose when entering the chamber, which many took as a nod to Sen. JohnHuffPost
The Onion is an American satirical digital media company and newspaper organization that publishes articles on international, national, and local news. The company is based in Chicago but originated as a weekly print publication on August 29, 1988 in Madison, Wisconsin. The Onion began publishing online in the spring of 1996. In 2007, they began publishing satirical news audio and video online as the Onion News Network. In 2013, The Onion ceased publishing its print edition and launched Onion Labs, an advertising agency.
Jul 20 2023
While many in the country community have tweeted criticism toward Jason Aldean in the aftermath of “Try That in a Small Town,” Knoxville-based singer-songwriter Adeem the Artist finds that satire is a better weapon against the controversial track. On Thursday, Adeem the Artist shared a spoof they titled “Sundown Town,” a send-up of the not-so-subtle messaging in Aldean’s single: “I’m gonnaRollingStone.com