comedy

A Brief Guide to Cultural Appropriation at Halloween as Written for Stupid Americans

A Brief Guide to Cultural Appropriation at Halloween as Written for Stupid Americans

Citizens of the USA find it increasingly difficult to know what to wear at Halloween parties. Some simple rules should help them understand that almost every costume is an insult to somebody or other.

Preston Dirges in the Round

Preston Dirges in the Round

In the last instalment of Preston Dirges’ office saga, our hero was trapped in the pub, forced to socialize with his colleagues. Will he survive the experience? Will they?

Krugman’s April Fool

Krugman’s April Fool

I should begin by stating I am a sceptic, and I routinely check information and opinion by researching opposing views. No, no, no… I should begin elsewhere. I should begin by explaining why I think economics is more of a pseudoscience than a real science. No, no… that is not right either…

Between Heaven and Hell: Part One

Between Heaven and Hell: Part One

What is the afterlife like? An unlucky accident hurls neighbours Debbie and Nitin into the next world, which they find strangely reminiscent of the world they left behind…

10 Reasons to Hate Ricky Gervais

10 Reasons to Hate Ricky Gervais

There are many reasons to hate Ricky Gervais. These are just ten of them.

Alone With A Brain

Alone With A Brain

Preston returns from his meeting with Rubnick, having been encouraged to leave his job. New recruit Valerie is waiting for Preston, with no work to do, and totally unaware of Rubnick’s plans for her… Int. Preston’s Office Floor – Day […]

John Kerry Comes Clean About US Spying

John Kerry Comes Clean About US Spying

In an extraordinary turn of events, US Secretary of State John Kerry has agreed to answer all allegations about the US government bugging the offices of the European Union and other democratically-elected governments. This is a live transcript from the […]

Merry Christmas from the National Rifle Association

Merry Christmas from the National Rifle Association

ANNOUNCER: We interrupt this Christmas to bring you an important message from the National Rifle Association. Let’s go straight to the press conference at the NRA’s headquarters… COLONEL MUSTARD KEENE, PRESIDENT, NRA: Hello. I’m Colonel Mustard Keene, President of the […]

10 Bond Secrets We Will Never Know

10 Bond Secrets We Will Never Know

Thanks to Skyfall, the new Bond film directed by Sam Mendes, we know more about James Bonds’ back story than ever before. We know he used to live in a big drafty house in Scotland which was implausibly isolated from […]

MaV-Eric Reveals the Source of All Stuff

MaV-Eric Reveals the Source of All Stuff

2012 has been an annus horribilis around chez nous. Unable to secure a grant for any of my research projects, and harangued by my wine merchant over the subject of unpaid bills, I was forced to grovel to the Dean […]