Archive for the ‘humour’ Category

David Cameron is having a hissy fit over Jeremy Corbyn

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Dear @David_Cameron, I’m frightened. Do you think I’ll be safe from the Labour Party in here? — Vikki Stone (@vikkistone) September 13, 2015 David Cameron’s mockery of Jeremy Corbyn always did sound nervous, and now it’s positively hysterical. At first I thought Cameron’s Tweet and Facebook post were hacks of his social media accounts, but apparently not. The official Tory party page posted the same thing, and so did …read more

Craigslist: “For Sale: Vancouver City Hall. Cash only, please. No Questions asked.”

Monday, April 6th, 2015

__________________________________________________________________ Ha ha. Sadly, this Craigslist ad was quickly taken down, but not before lots of us took  screenshots and copied the text (a friend uploaded it to her Facebook). The ad only lasted only 23 hours. Someone must have flagged it. Considering that it only went up on Easter Sunday and was taken down Easter Monday, some City Hall employee or Vision Vancouver party functionary must be pretty vigilant. …read more

When you have oil pipeline companies, who needs satire?

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Giant U.S. oil/energy mega-corp Kinder Morgan has applied to triple the size of a pipeline across British Columbia, bringing dirty bitumen-laced oil from the Alberta Tar Sands. “Public” hearings to assess the application have been notoriously non-public. An economist friend of mine found the above excerpt in Kinder Morgan’s application, revealing the company to be capable of Swiftian satire in content if not in literary ability. As another friend remarked: …read more


Monday, February 10th, 2014

By High Cotton.

“The Olympics have always been a little gay”

Friday, February 7th, 2014

Don’t you want me, baby? Ad by the Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion. Via nextimpulsesports.

“What was the gig like?” “I don’t know, everyone was dressed as a teddy bear in the Seventies.”

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Noel Gallagher by photographer ©Andy Willsher, reprinted with permission Rolling Stone: Did you see that [Arcade Fire has] asked people to wear formal wear or costumes at their shows? [Ed. Note: Arcade Fire has clarified that this dress code is “super not mandatory.”] Noel Gallagher: [Sighs] Well, what’s the point of that? Do you know what the point of that is? That is to take away from the shit disco that’s …read more