satire

21 Bizarre Maps That Depict Nations As Animals, People, And Monsters

Allegorical, satirical, and comic or serio-comic maps were one of the most popular ways of distributing political propaganda leading up to the Second World War. With countries depicted as human figures, animals, or even monsters, these maps attempted to represent more than just geography — and in doing so, exposed the political biases and sometimes even bigotry of the author.


How To Actually Catch Santa This Christmas

Some magical fat guy in a red suit thinks he’s coming into your house as he pleases in the middle of the night?! Not on your watch. Here’s what you’ll need to start your own personal War on Christmas.


Clickhole Congratulates You On Your Terms Of Service Speed-Reading

How many times have you clicked “Agree” to the thousands upon thousands of words in iTunes terms of service agreements after just a few seconds? Twenty times? Fifty? Man — that is some world class speed-reading.


Clickhole's New Transportation App Walks All Over Uber And Lyft

Searching for a transportation app that puts simplicity and elegance first? The satirical masterminds at Clickhole have a new startup that lets you arrive in style no Uber or Lyft car could possibly match. Check out Whysk.


The Onion Profiles A New Kindle That Brags About Your Taste In Books

Bookworms who’ve baulked at upgrading to an ereader have a long list of reasons why they won’t give up their paper copies. But there’s only one real reason why anyone would carry around a book anymore: It lets them show off what they’re reading in public. And as The Onion reveals, that’s what led Amazon to create a new version of the Kindle that shouts the title of your current book so everyone knows how well read you are.


This Australian Video Is A Satirical Glimpse Of Earth's Dystopian Future

Video: Made by Duncan Elms, this video imagines a future where Earth has been ravaged by wars, cyclones, food shortages, destructive weather and horrible humans and turned into areas of uninhabitable zones. And yet cities would still make bids to host the Olympic Games, even if they’re during a nuclear winter.


Code Dicks Parody Site Is Your Equal Opportunity Answer To Code Babes

It was only a matter of time. Just a few days after the internet got good and outraged over the wildly absurd, porn-based learn-to-code site Code Babes, we present to you its satirical, equal opportunity cousin. Say hello to Code Dicks.


The Onion's Useless App Pitch Is Perfect

The Onion’s TED talk parodies return with the reveal of a remarkable new app called PicSong that turns your countless photos into music — for anyone who might want to do that for some reason.


Satiregram Is The Only Instagram Account You Need To Follow

The best Instagram that everyone should go follow right now, Satiregram, doesn’t have any pictures at all. Or well, that’s not completely true. It obviously has pictures but all of its Instagram pictures is just text captions describing terribly cliche pictures you always see on Instagram. It’s riot-inducing hilarious because it’s absolutely true.


Tony Abbott And Skrillex Actually Make A Good Pair

I love the internet. You never know what some genius is going to build to make us laugh from one day to the next. The best thing on the internet this morning is Opposition Leader Tony Abbott’s “ums” and “ahs”, mixed in to Skrillex’s second-album dubstep hit, Bangarang.