Pissoir d’Amore

The Fountainhead

We’ve always been drawn to satire. From Mad to SNL to Spy and beyond, satire has been the refreshment for our soul. We drink it in, savor it, remember it for decades.

Satire makes sense of the world. It brings order to chaos, the rational mastering the irrational. Satire gets at the truth, by revealing the lies. Like jazz, the genius of satire is in what remains unsaid.

We have practiced satire whenever possible. We wrote a satire column in college. We helped produce a tabloid with a satirical undertone. We launched a blog whose dominant theme is satire.

And yet we have produced little satire for a long time.

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On Golden Showers

Surf’s up!

Let’s begin with the fun part. Let’s imagine it’s true.

And now that we’ve spoiled your upcoming meal, ask yourself this:

How hard was it to imagine?

If you’re like us — God help you — the answer is clear:

Not very.

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Good to the Last Drip…

Splash Fountain.“I’ve put them in before, but I really decided against it.” —Rand Paul, explaining why… No. Won’t do it. Why spoil a good line with context? [TPM]

Mitt Romney Elected the 45th President of The United States of Amercia

Well, maybe in the alternate dimension where Karl Rove was sucked away last night. But this web page can still be found waiting for deployment — with the (correctly spelled) title we’re using for this post — trapped in that purgatory where other failed startups go to die.

Until they take it down, anyway. Or just crashes. Took us forever to load.

Mitt: The Lost Episode [via Political Wire]

Spreading Mitt

Google Images Dominated By Pictures Of Romney For “Completely Wrong” Search [Search Engine Land]

It Never Gets Old

Let’s Cut to the Chase and Start Demanding Presidential Urine Tests

Our guest columnist is weird and creepy.

You’ve failed, media.

You’ve had over three years to vet President Barack Obama. Yet in three years in office and over a year of campaigning beforehand, you have either been oddly uninterested or purposefully ignorant of Barack Obama’s educational history. You were, however, quite interested in George Bush’s transcripts.

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