Satire

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Category archives for Satire

Ravel on the Vuvuzela

tags: Konzerthaus-Musiker spielen Brahms und Ravel, Vuvuzela-Konzert, Berlin Konzerthaus Orchestra, Berlin, Germany, Helge von Niswandt, vuvuzela, vuvuzela concert, humor, satire, funny, silly, fucking hilarious, your inner child, music video, streaming video Those of you who think Germans can’t laugh have not lived in Germany. Die Zeit (The Time), a left-leaning German weekly newspaper that is…

The Stork Is Real!

tags: The Stork Is Real!, religion, sex, sexuality, funny, humor, comedy, satire, fucking hilarious, social commentary, Edward Current, streaming video Do you really believe that precious life comes from disgusting body fluids? The Truth is, babies are brought into the world by a pure white angel, the Stork.

tags: Fußball, sports, soccer, futbol, World Cup Soccer, Germany, Serbia, Lego, silly, satire, humor, funny, television, streaming video This hilarious video satire is surprisingly well-done. It shows highlights of Germany’s loss to Serbia in the World Cup 2010, recreated in Lego. (I am pleased to report that Frankfurt has remained pleasantly quiet all night long…

tags: Fußball, sports, soccer, futbol, World Cup Soccer, France, Mexico, Lego, silly, satire, humor, funny, television, streaming video This hilarious video satire is surprisingly well-done. It shows highlights of Mexico’s shock 2-0 win over France in the world cup 2010, recreated in lego.

tags: Cala Boca Galvão, hoax, fraud, prank, humor, funny, satire, meme, World Cup football 2010, Brasil, Rede Globo, Galvão Bueno, Carlos Eduardo dos Santos Galvão Bueno, streaming video Anatomy of an elaborate hoax: If you know anything about birds, then you knew immediately that none of the parrots portrayed in these videos are known as…

tags: Fußball, sports, soccer, futbol, World Cup Soccer, Germany, Australia, Lego, silly, satire, humor, funny, television, streaming video This video shows the highlights from Germany’s 4-0 thrashing of Australia. Like the others being created in this ongoing series, it’s quite accurate, even though all the players are made of Lego!

tags: Fußball, sports, soccer, futbol, World Cup Soccer, Niederlande, Dänemark, Lego, silly, satire, humor, funny, television, streaming video This hilarious video satire is surprisingly well-done. It shows a clip from the Netherlands versus Denmark game.

tags: Fußball, sports, soccer, futbol, World Cup Soccer, USA, England, Lego, silly, satire, humor, funny, television, streaming video This hilarious video satire is surprisingly well-done. It shows a clip from the USA versus England World Cup game. (This is a great video for those who didn’t see the game since this video shows the highlights).

BP Spills Coffee

tags: BP Spills Coffee, Upright Citizen’s Brigade Comedy Team, BP, British Petroleum, oil spill, disaster, environment, social commentary, Gulf of Mexico, comedy, humor, satire, funny, fucking hilarious, streaming video What would happen if BP spilled a bunch of coffee on their conference room table? Pretty much the same thing if they spilled a whole bunch…

Who You Gonna Call?

tags: Who You Gonna Call?, NYPL, NYC, New York City, prank, humor, funny, comedy, satire, parody, Ghostbusters, Improv Everywhere, streaming video For years, as an unemployed scientist, I depended daily upon the New York Public Library (NYPL) to remain in touch with my world, to earn money and to research and write my blog and…