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How Can You Parody Buzzfeed?

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Yesterday, the Onion told the New York Business Journal that it would be producing a parody of sites like Buzzfeed and Upworthy called "Clickhole." Sure, those sites are ripe for a takedown, but how do you parody sites that are already basically self-parody? Here are 20 ways that will astound you.

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Why is Syria Flummoxing American Satirists?

Thursday, September 05, 2013

It's hard to talk about the ideas or politics behind comedy news, because while we all know that they're important and influential, we also know that because they're entertainment, you can't talk seriously about them without sounding like a dummy. So let's sound like dummies for a moment!

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The Duffel Blog

Friday, April 26, 2013

The Duffel Blog is an Onion-style satirical website written by current and former military members. Here's a sample headline:“Decorated War Hero, Airborne Ranger Emasculated By Wife at Local Mall.” Bob speaks with Paul Szoldra - an eight-year Marine veteran who served in Afghanistan - about founding the site.

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