10 Reasons Why Listicles Make You Feel Slightly Disgusted

happiness-satire

We all know them, and most writers experiment with them at one time or another, a bit like how we all experiment with sexuality, or bad hair styles. The format is simple: the listicle is a cross between a list and an article, with an introduction that is so unnecessary that most people tend to …

The anxiety of pigeons

Cat observing pigeons

Many of the buildings in the center of Madrid have interior and exterior apartments. An exterior apartment borders the street, while an interior one meets the apartment building on the parallel street. Imagine a solid building with a few shafts bored out of the center. When you open the curtains in the morning, the chances …

The emigration department

Satirical coat of arms for South Sudan

A short comedy about racism and police brutality. 9 min read. South Sudan Department of Emigration. A young man is waiting in line to receive his emigration visa. Finally, it is his turn, and he approaches the clerk. CLERK: Name? DAVID: David Halim. The clerk shuffles through some papers. CLERK: (muttering to himself) David Halim, David …

Despacito from the other side

Despacito cartoon

The awesome power of this music video is best appreciated with the sound off. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJQP7kiw5Fk Important note: the events in this sketch are not the fault of any of the characters. Behind every stupid music video is a stupid director. SCENE ONE A young, beautiful, scantily-dressed woman is walking through a small Puerto Rican village, …