Comedy

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 »

The Subversive Show With the Terrible Name: “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” Satirizes Sexist Tropes with Song and Dance

By traditional television standards, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend should not work. Read more »

New Music Monday: Uncle Meg

The former Handjob Academy rapper celebrates and pokes fun at the sparkle of pop celebrity at the same time. Read more »

Laughing at Death: How Maria Bamford’s “Lady Dynamite” Helped Me Deal With My Own Depression

The surreal show jokes about suicide and depression as a way to cope with their grim realities.  Read more »

An Office Training Video for White Fragility

A satirical video hits the nail on the head. Read more »

In "Take My Wife" Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher Serve Up Charming Self-Awareness With a Side of Sly Pop Culture Critique

Take My Wife is an exciting addition to a growing roster of TV shows that feature great comedians who reflect the diversity of the scene. Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Best Of Our Stories About Activism

As we’re taking a break from making new Popaganda episodes during July, we’re sharing four favorite stories on activism from our archives. First off, listen to an interview with comedian (and new political podcast host!) Hari Kondabolu. Then, we highlight an interview with problematic... Read more »

Comedian Aparna Nancherla on Puns, Family, and Her New Comedy Album

With her oddball wit, Aparna spins dorky puns into absurd ruminations on life. Read more »

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