How to travel as a vegan in Europe

Vegan travel satire

Vegan traveling in Europe is not easy, but neither is it all that difficult The big problem is that sharing food is an important custom in every culture, to a greater or lesser extent, and most food that is shared comes from animals. How are you going to get around that? The only way to …

Introducing GiveAFuck – The App That Cares

give-a-fuck app

It should be clear by now that many governments of the world don’t give a fuck about their own people. If they did, they would provide basic healthcare for everybody, unemployment benefit for those who lose their jobs, and probably some safety measure to stop crazy people from murdering children in their schools. Here in …

The Good Samaritan

good-samaritan

A short comedy about carrying out a murder fantasy. 9 min read. A note on performance: while I have written one or two characters in specific genders, the only gender that is fixed is that of the victim’s mother. All other genders can be changed depending on the cast available. But please, no crossdressing for …

A Letter to Batman from the Gotham City Police Department

Batman-police-training-satire

Re: Best Practices and Public Awareness/Safety Training Dear Batman: We are writing to you because you recently registered to be an auxiliary agent of the Gotham City Police Department. The Gotham City Code requires all law enforcement agents to undergo training in police best practices and public awareness/safety. Topics of this mandatory training include, but …

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, …

What we say when we experience racism second-hand

A group of actors are preparing to read from scripts. FIRST ACTOR So, then he said sorry but he couldn’t help me and that I needed to go to the other office, where I’d already told him I’d been, but he just said I had to go back there again. THIRD ACTOR No, you’re wrong. …