Fascists, Populists and Red-Tops: Three Marvellous Stories on an Indian Satire Site!

Yesterday, I spoke a bit about satire sites across the world; many of which you may not have heard of yet.

My Faking News (India), Charlie Hebdo and Le Canard enchaîné (France), The Ulster Fry (Northern Ireland) and Waterford Whispers (the Republic of Ireland). Read more Fascists, Populists and Red-Tops: Three Marvellous Stories on an Indian Satire Site!

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Comedians Debate the Nature of Satire

Dateline: MONTREAL—Comedians gathered around an enormous round table at the World Comedy Festival to try to answer once and for all the perennial question of whether satire is supposed to be serious or funny.

According to the comedian Lawrence Flappapuss, satire is mainly about making people laugh. “Satirists make fun of things, so satire’s got to be funny,” he said. “Satire should be as funny as physical comedy. That’s why I combine the two in my act.”
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