Tag Archives: satire

Morbid and Marvelous

The Chickens of Atlantis and Other Foul and Filthy Fiends, by Robert Rankin – This is the fourth, and presumably the last, book in Rankin’s series of novels taking place in a steampunk Victorian England where War of the Worlds … Continue reading

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Is Satire Dead?

I recently saw a commercial for the Comedy Central roast of Charlie Sheen, and it kind of bugged me. Not the commercial itself, but how this kind of thing suggests that they’re really not taking Sheen’s criminal behavior seriously. I … Continue reading

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Dancing on the Glass Ceiling

I wasn’t sure if I wanted to post about Dilbert creator Scott Adams’ misogynistic rant, but there are a few points I haven’t seen made about it yet, so I might as well. For anyone who doesn’t know, he made … Continue reading

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