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The Daily Show with Jon Stewart : April 1, 2013

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart : April 1, 2013 | Humour Unit | Scoop.it
Egypt suffers democratic growing pains, John Oliver investigates violence against guns, and Mary Roach demystifies the digestive process.
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Jon Stewart talks about the importance of satire in today's world on The Daily Show.

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Jonathan Swift - A Modest Proposal

Jonathan Swift's satirical essay from 1729, where he suggests that the Irish eat their own children.
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Satire from the 1700's.

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The Lonely Island - YOLO (feat. Adam Levine & Kendrick Lamar)

YOLO is available on iTunes now! http://smarturl.it/lonelyIslandYolo New album coming soon... Check out the awesome band the music in YOLO is sampled from Th...
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People are so paranoid these days.  

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Cold Dead Hand with Jim Carrey

Cold Dead Hand. Don't be afraid. It's just a funny little song.
Jennifer D's insight:

Satire today.

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Satire Is the Best Revenge

Satire Is the Best Revenge | Humour Unit | Scoop.it
Not just satire but comedy itself begins with mocking. Plato and Aristotle said all laughter was wrong because comedy is inherently cruel (something many people still believe, especially me when I think about Ken Magnuson in 8th grade gym class).
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This article shows the power of Satire.

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