LAID-OFF MAN FINALLY ACHIEVES PERFECT WORK-LIFE BALANCE
Just two weeks after being laid off from the tech firm where he worked as a coder, 34-year-old Sam Morrison told sources Monday that he had finally achieved the perfect work-life balance.
(1:04) [VIDEO] [16.MAR.2014]
AMERICAN POLTROONEUM INSTITUTE
Keystone XL and tar sands oil are emissions-free wonders that will do everything good you ever thought possible—at least according to the American Petroleum Institute. This funny animation from Mark Fiore cracks the long-chain hydrocarbons the emanate from the mouths of API lobbyists and flacks.
(1:58) [VIDEO] [10.MAR.2014]
David Stephenson's song "Fukushima Baby" is a good rave-up where the girl of his dreams may be a little to hot to handle. Lyric snippet:
"When she made landfall on the Oregon Coast, //
I grabbed her hand and I held her close. //
When it comes to love, some feel a pitter-patter, //
But I felt the heat of her nuclear reactor."
HONEY, I SHRUNK THE ARMY!
As America announces plans to scale back the Army, the fact that the US still spends as much on its military as the next dozen countries combined seems slight consolation to some. But Jon Stewart explains why objections to The Empire Cuts Back plan are nothing more than poorly camouflaged hypocrisy. (4:00)
THE WORD: JOBSOLETE
Stephen Colbert sharpens his satirical sword as he explains why it's important for Congress to protect American jobs by funding unnecessary weapons systems and useless military equipment. Watch The Word: Jobsolete (04:13)
ROMANCING THE DRONE
Jon Stewart explains how the Obama administration is exploring the legal ramifications of "aerial citizen reduction programs" ... um, otherwise known as drone killings.
Then in part 2, Stewart examines how Senator Carl Levin staged an intervention for American drone policy, but the Obama administration refused to admit it has a problem. (8:27)
GOODBYE NET NEUTRALITY, HELLO GILDED-AGE INTERNET
A court says ISPs can charge content providers different prices for different speeds, turbo-charging delivery for high rollers and slowing down or blocking delivery for those who won't or can't pay the premiums. Mark Fiore's funny net neutrality video skewers this attack on our beloved "system of tubes."
(1:38) [VIDEO] [20.FEB.2014]
THE NATURAL EFFECT
In this brilliant satire of the highly abused food term "natural," we see a spokesman for the "False Advertising Industry" proudly explain the clever ways they trick consumers into thinking "natural foods" always come from Old MacDonald's farm, when often they come directly from the dark heart of the industrial food system. Watch funny video about natural foods
(4:25) [VIDEO] [17.FEB.2014]
MONSANTO — PICKING UP GOD’S SLACK
This funny Monsanto video makes mince meat out of the company's maniacal drive to dominate the global food system with their GMO products, no matter what the cost. From Happy Little Guillotine Studios.
(2:33) [VIDEO] [14.FEB.2014]
RICO CHEVRON VS. CARTOONIST (AND EVERYONE)
If your petroleum operations created a legacy of pollution in a foreign land, you got sued there for $10 billion and lost, you'd accept your punishment like a good global citizen, right? Of course not! You'd go beyond the lawyer-dome and employ every dirty trick in the book to keep your $10 billion. An maybe you might ask your questionable friend Rico might have a "talk" with an upstart cartoonist who does a funny oil company video ...
(2:46) [VIDEO] [09.FEB.2014]
You too can have a fun time working for the nation's preeminent groping agency, the TSA. And there are many more perks than just getting your kicks aggravating innocent Americans, as this funny video explains!
(2:00) [VIDEO] [31.JAN.2014]
CAN NET NEUTRALITY BE REBOOTED?
With a federal court having struck a blow against net neutrality, Stephen Colbert explores the funnier side of the impact. Then author Tim Wu deflects Colbert's denial-of-lip-service attack as he makes the case for net neutrality, arguing that cable companies want to impose toll booths on the internet.. See funny net neutrality video
(6:49) [VIDEO] [27.JAN.2014]
This is an awesome funny animation that ridicules Obama's ability to make nonsense sound like sense and make his ideas sound righteous when they are anything but. In this case, his recent speech on NSA "reform" is a ripe target for Mark Fiore's humorous barbs.
(2:05) [VIDEO] [24.JAN.2014]
ADDICTED TO LIKES
This funny animation plays off Robert Palmer's hit song "Addicted to Love" and explains that what we're really addicted to is Likes—and other meaningless forms of internet approval.. See funny Facebook video
(3:24) [VIDEO] [18.JAN.2014]
INSURANCE-FREE HEALTH CARE AND ROBO-SPERM
Researchers have developed a drug-delivering robo-sperm, but Stephen Colbert is worried about side effects. And now, thanks to a new app, you can see a cyber-doctor without the crippling burden of having health insurance. See funny health video (6:49)
BARRY GIBB TALK SHOW
Jimmy Fallon does a send up of Barry Gibb as a temperamental talk show host, with his talking voice alternating between normal and falsetto (as the real Gibb did when he sang many Bee Gees songs). This is the funniest thing I've seen on SNL in years.
The Australian group Men With Day Jobs perform a hilarious song about global warming skeptics. (4:18)
[MUSIC VIDEO] [04.JAN.2014]
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