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Satire (genre)

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  • Publicity Stunt 101: Harvey Weinstein butters up Michele Bachmann

     
    Harvey Weinstein offers to spend a day with Michele Bachman as his film "Butter" unspools at Toronto. The film is a political satire on ultra-conservative Red Staters....
  • Fall arts picks: Classical music

     
    Mark Swed's classical picks for the fall season....
  • Late Night: Jon Stewart praises end of 'don't ask, don't tell'

     
    Jon Stewart is happy to see "don't ask, don't tell" come to an end....
  • ‘Racist’ bake sale at California university meant as satire on affirmative action

     
    A bake sale at University of California at Berkeley that charged students different prices based on race and gender prompted heated debates yesterday about affirmative action and college admissions. Berkeley College Republicans staffed the event —...
  • Second City tackles Chicago’s sprawling history

     
    Known both for its skewering social and political commentary as well as a breeding ground for famous comedians, from Chris Farley to Stephen Colbert, Second City will now bring its funhouse-mirror worldview to Chicago's rich history. Director T.J. Shanoff...
  • Elvis Costello on price of new box set: 'Either a misprint or a satire'

     
    Elvis Costello decries price of his new box set in post on his website: "We at www.elviscostello.com find ourselves unable to recommend 'The Return Of The Spectacular Spinning Songbook' as the price appears to be either a misprint or a satire."...
  • Deadspin controversy: Channel 9’s treatment of Dwight Howard phone call was a disgrace to journalism

     
    Deadspin controversy: Channel 9 owes Dwight Howard, Bob Vander Weide an apology for presenting satire as fact...
  • Telling Our Stories: Second City’s Rick Perry Spoof

     
    In the latest edition of our Telling Our Stories series (which reminds us all of the power that we can have to change hearts and minds by highlighting online messages of equality), we look at the power of satire and humor to make a searing point against...
  • Theater listings: Comedy shows in Chicago

    'Bad Touch' and'The Deep End': A double bill of improv. In "Bad Touch," Annoyance ensemble members Rich Sohn and Rebecca Sohn and featured guests explore unsavory topics; "The Deep End" features a rotating cast of Annoyance veterans, teachers and...
  • Why so serious?

    Why so serious?
    "Van Gogh" A few weeks ago, Aran S. Graham dined at a Chinese buffet, cracked open a fortune cookie and read: “Your greatest misstep may be the step you don't take.” That fortune is appropriate, as the Miami-born Graham hopes his new solo...
  • Michael Sragow's 13 great haunted house movies

    Michael Sragow's 13 great haunted house movies
    From the blog Michael Sragow Gets Reel: It hasn't been a great era for haunted-house movies. The third version of "House of Wax," in 2005, was awful enough to kill off the form, at least as far as big American studios were concerned. The day my review...