“The Onion” To Cease Publication if Trump Wins: “It’s Just Not Funny Anymore”

CHICAGO, Ill. — Digital media company and preeminent news satire organization The Onion will reportedly cease publication if Donald J. Trump wins the US presidential election, says one former contributor. “It’s just not funny anymore,” [...]

Facebook Doesn’t Get Satire: Bans It Anyway

<Menlo Park, CA>Once a bastion of social media comedy, Facebook has slowly tightened the noose on satire for page admins due to the hiring of hundreds of drones that are unable to perceive humor. Recently, Facebook introduced a new feature [...]

Col. Allen West Believes Rambo is Real and Fighting ISIS

Allen Bernard West, 54, (R) former member of the United States House of Representatives, retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, and current Tea Party blowhard, believes the fictional character Rambo is real and about to take on the Islamic State. Earlier [...]

Marco Rubio Pouts: Nobody Puts Baby in a Corner!

WEST MIAMI, Fl. – In the days following his presidential candidacy announcement, Florida’s junior Senator Marco Rubio finds himself frustrated, apparently because the media spotlight hasn’t focused as brightly on him than say, … Donald [...]

Republican Presidential Field Too Ridiculous For Clown Candidate

Binkie the clown, known throughout the land as a purveyor of mischievous malfeasance and nonsensical behavior has signaled that he will choose to not run for the presidency on the Republican ticket in 2016. “A clown has to have some sort [...]

Satirical Website “Bloomberg Politics” Apologizes for Posting Actual News Article

The satirical website Bloomberg Politics (http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/) issued an apology to its readers yesterday after discovering that it had erroneously posted an actual news article based on a similar piece originally found on The [...]

The End of Orly Taitz: How 9/11, Borat, Charlie Hebdo and Ted Cruz All Came Together in a Bizarre Revelation

In a string of events earlier this week, what first appeared to be an ironic twist of fate with the deportation of “Birther Queen” Orly Taitz soon developed into a revealing look at American politics from an uniquely satiric French point [...]

Facebook’s Anti-Satire Campaign Questioned As Company Develops Fake News Site

Facebook, who in the past year have made several draconian steps toward eliminating legitimate satire websites from appearing in their users’ feeds, are on the cusp of launching their own satire website, which they brazenly plan to actively [...]

Unsung Heroes: Meet Richard Euringer, Facebook’s Anti-Satire Crusader

It’s 7:34 am PST in Silicon Valley. The halls of Facebook’s Menlo Park headquarters are mostly empty, shy of a few janitors and executive assistants. But after turning a few corners and passing through a few doors, you find yourself [...]

Facebook Slaps “Satire” Tags On NBC Links As Result Of Brian Williams’ Scandal

Links appearing on Facebook from NBC News will bear a “[SATIRE]” tag for the foreseeable future, the social networking website says, after famed NBC anchor Brian Williams admitted last Wednesday to having falsified a claim he’d [...]

Terrorists Attempt To Blow Up London Shopping Center After Hearing Offensive Joke In Fast Food Restaurant

Three men were arrested early Thursday morning in the East London borough of Newham, after allegedly conspiring, planning, and then attempting to blow up an unidentified shopping center in the London area, all after hearing an insensitive joke [...]

Zuckerberg to Use “Satire Tags” to Protect Ignorant Facebook Users – The National Report Responds

By Nigel J. Covington III Editor-in-Chief *SARCASM: Another term for verbal irony–the act of ostensibly saying one thing but meaning another. See further discussion under irony. *SATIRE: An attack on or criticism of any stupidity or vice [...]