200 Cigarettes is the Best New Year’s Eve Movie You’ve Missed

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Popaganda: Fear

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself? Give me a break. What about being afraid of murder? Indefinite detention? Stand-up comedy? On this episode, we explore some of the many things that make us afraid. The show begins with a story from filmmaker Assia Boundaoui, who grew up in a mostly... Read more »

Let’s Not Eat Cake: Tina Fey’s Sugar Crash

Tina Fey is representative of scores of women—many of whom are white—who deem themselves “woke,” but don’t have a grasp on oppressions as systems. Read more »

Paying Homage to the Queen of Teen Mean, Daria Morgendorffer: 20 Years Later, The Sarcasm Still Delights

Daria works against the idea of women as caregivers, or as primarily responsible for tending to others emotions and swaps it out with juvenile humor. Read more »

A Short History of Donald Trump's Feud With Rosie O'Donnell

An unusual and perfect opportunity to mess with Donald Trump has presented itself. Read more »

Lane Moore Wants You To Feel Good: A Pre–Valentine's Day Chat With the Host of Tinder Live!

“A lot of my jokes could be done by someone of any gender. I’ve never been interested in, like, ‘I’m a woman, as you can see, and here are my ladyjokes.’” Read more »

Popaganda: Laughing at Tyrants

Donald Trump hates it when you laugh at him. This episode features two conversations about using humor to share ideas and feelings with hostile people. First, we hear from Jex Blackmore of Detroit’s Satanic Temple, which hosts spectacular protests rooted to point out the hypocrisy of... Read more »

"Toni Erdmann" is the Fastest and Funniest Three Hour German Film You'll Ever See

Though the film feels deeply personal, it doesn’t avoid engaging with societal issues like workplace sexism and the effects of globalization. Read more »

Three Things I Learned While Satirizing A Lifestyle Brand

There’s something about celebrity lifestyle brands that pushes me away from logic, into the extremes of either unquestioning belief or mockery—and for a long time, I wasn’t quite sure why. Read more »

Finally! A Definitive Guide to "Winning at Feminism"

The satirical new book from Reductress “How To Win at Feminism: The Definitive Guide to Having it All—and Then Some!” is a flat-out riot.  Read more »

Laughing at the Cops: The Disconnect Between Police Comedies—Like "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"—And the Real Police

In a show that revolves around modern policing, set in the heart of New York City, not admitting that the police have a problem is a problem. Read more »

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