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Leave ’em laughing instead of crying: Climate humor can break down barriers and find common ground

Climate change is not inherently funny. Typically, the messengers are serious scientists describing how rising greenhouse gas emissions are harming the planet on land and at sea, or assessing what role it played in the latest wildfire or hurricane. Society may have reached a saturation point for such somber, gloomy and threatening science-centered discussions. This possibility […]

February 1st

Shit Trump supporters say – Daily Show video

By Jeremy Bloom What kind of people do we want in America? Only great American people! Fortunately, Donald Trump has a solution: “We should only admit into this country people who share our values and respect our people. I call it Extreme Vetting. I call it EXTREME. EXTREME vetting.” Yes, he really talks like that. It’s […]

August 19th

Climate change: Weathergirl goes rogue!

As we wind down from a summer of record drought and record arctic sea-ice melt, and Mitt Romney continues to make a joke out of climate change, perhaps our only hope of actually getting people to talk about the greatest disaster facing humanity in all of recorded history could be… with a little humor. We […]

September 8th

Poster of the week: Wash the damn spoon

From Maxistentialism: “Philosophy, design, humor, and important news about bugs.” “It’s pretty amazing that our society has reached a point where the effort necessary to extract oil from the ground, ship it to a refinery, turn it into plastic, shape it appropriately, truck it to a store, buy it and bring it home is considered […]

June 14th

Don’t you be hunting Bigfoot in California (but it’s legal in Texas)

Don’t try Bigfoot hunting in California – it could result in your arrest and conviction, according to the California Department of Fish and Game (DFG). The DFG issued a statement in response to recent media reports about a Texas wildlife official proclaiming that bigfoot hunting is legal in the long horn state. “The Texas Parks […]

May 18th