How to Share Satire Effectively on Social Media! A Guide For Glossy News Readers

We’ve all been there.

We pummel and pummel and pummel, but nothing seems to work.

How can we become more effective at promoting our work?

There is no magic bullet, but I’m going to give you at least a few ideas.

There’s plenty more that could be said, but maybe next time!

Do you have any good ideas yourself?

Please leave your thoughts below, in the comment section.

Also, feel free to email the Managing Editor at any time: wallacerunnymede @ gmail.com (minus the spaces!)

Old Guard & New Guard

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IMPORTANT! Glossy News: Our Official Policy on Photographs & Copyright

Dear friends:

I have only been at Glossy News a relatively short time; at least as editor. The site was running for a long time before I came here. Right now, I just want to clarify our current policy on images.

First of all, Glossy News adhere very strictly to our responsibilities on copyright. This is not because we are stuffy or pedantic or legalistic, but because we are realists. This is fundamentally about the survival of the site. Just one out of court settlement of $10 000 plus is enough to sink the site.

Secondly, it is no use saying ‘I will never get caught.’ Read more IMPORTANT! Glossy News: Our Official Policy on Photographs & Copyright

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Sharpen Your Pens! Glossy News Wants Your Poems… & Here are a Few Examples to Whet your Appetites!

Glossy News has plenty of room for poetry: serious poetry, yes, but especially satire! Or sometimes even serious (i.e. sober satire).

Email the managing editor on wallacerunnymede@gmail.com if you want to contribute.

Here are a few ideas to set you off:

The Knives of Athenry

The Satirist has some very high quality satire indeed, so even to have been published there twice feels good.

The poem doesn’t feel good though. It’s a rewriting of a famous Irish folk song.

My wish is that it may be seen to  capture some of the pain and anguish and bittersweet hopefulness of the original

By a lonely Irish ward, I heard an infant wailing
“Mammy, they said they’re taking me away,
For the people repealed the 8th
To be cut in pieces is my fate
Mammy, save me, or I’ll never see the light of day!”

Utterly horrific, and not exactly the ‘funny’ kind of satire, to say the least.

But then again, satire doesn’t have to be funny.

Sometimes all you can to is groan in pain.

The Knives of Athenry: A Not So Humorous Satire on an Irish Folk Ballad

In Syria Did Cameron

Oh look, it’s everybody’s favourite accidentally-alleged pig-fancier! No porkies, Dave!

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Happy Belated Birthday Greetings to Our Sikh Friends!

I don’t know how many Sikh readers we have, but I would hope we have quite a few! Recently, it was the birthday of Guru Nanak, the first of the ten Sikh gurus; also the first of the nine human gurus (this is interesting; if you are not a Sikh, you can research this!)

We at Glossy News wish our Sikh friends well, and we hope your humane and noble faith will continue to shine a little light on our darkened world!

Burn worldly love,
Rub the ashes and make ink of it,
Make the heart the pen,
The intellect the writer,
Write that which has no end or limit

Guru Nanak

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If you Don’t Laugh, You’ll Cry! Chase the Demons Away with these Great Books from Our AMAZING Satire Team!

Glossy News has plenty of great satirists!

And many of them have written books; hence the handy guide below. (Keep reading!)

The following is not, of course, an exhaustive list of the books by our various funny people.

However, we will indeed do a few more of these articles occasionally! Read more If you Don’t Laugh, You’ll Cry! Chase the Demons Away with these Great Books from Our AMAZING Satire Team!

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