Tagged in "satire"

Geek satire, comedy, and all things satirical in the geek universe.

We Need A Haiku To Save Us: Captain America

Derek Heid
in Entertainment

Hello and welcome to part 3 of "We Need A Haiku To Save Us" in which we use the underrated art of haiku to examine our favorite spandex wearing face punchers. This installment we look at one of the mo...

Worst Cartoons That Ever Aired

Riley Reese
in Entertainment

Some cartoons are basically like childhood friends - you treasure them, you remember all the funny moments they brought to your life, and you know them inside and out. They are pop icons that somehow ...

15 Twitter Parody Accounts to Keep You Sane in 2017

Tai Freligh
in Humor

With all the craziness going on in our lives, sometimes we just need to take a break and lose ourselves in laughter. Thankfully there are plenty of comedians out there on Twitter, parodying everybody ...

Squirrels With Guns

Timothy Trimble
in Humor

I threw this together during my lunch break one day. A short read with a little light humor, but could turn into a major disaster. Enjoy. The man reached into the trunk of his car, grabbing the last b...

24 Reasons Time Travel is the Ultimate Superpower

Roy Huff
in Entertainment

It took confronting a rabid pit bull in middle school to understand the awesomeness of superpowers and how not having them sucks when you’re in a bind. Imagine staring down a beast foaming at the mout...

Batman v Superman, Hillary's America Top 2017 Razzie Awards

Scott Snowden
in Entertainment

The documentary Hillary's America tied with blockbuster superhero sequel Batman v Superman for this year's worst achievements in film, earning four Razzies each. The Razzie awards, which serve as a we...

We Need A Haiku To Save Us: Spider-Man

Derek Heid
in Humor

Haiku's are sparingly used, and if they are it's usually some form of satire. The elegant simplicity of a haiku lends itself to mockery and bawdiness, which leaches the sincerity out of an ancient res...

Lorne Michaels' Original 'Saturday Night Live'

Geeks Staff
in Entertainment

In late 1975 Rush Magazine, sent a reporter into Rockefeller Plaza to report on the then nascent sketch comedy show that would become the voice of counterculture for generations to come. 1975: Looking...

5 Films You Can See if You Wish to Live For a Very Long Time

Alejandro Guillú Mendoza
in Buyer's Guide

This is the third article in an ongoing series about films you should watch if you are interested in immortality.

What to Buy to Actually Become a Superhero

Matt Cates
in Buyer's Guide

Greetings, cadets! Hyperliterate-Man here! Sooo, you're thinking of being a superhero, but don't know what to buy to get started, eh? Hehe. Well, don't let it get you down. You're not the first one wi...

Does Black-ish Season 1 Stereotype African Americans?

Jeremy Frommer
in Entertainment

Black-ish season one is like getting an MBA in Black-ish ideology. More than just Black culture, the issues of assimilation that Andre's family deal with are a part of every foreign culture's struggle...

Greatest Quotes by Famous Geeks

Patricia Sarkar
in Culture

Geeks were talking like Jedis log before George Lucas thought of Star Wars Yoda speak. Stereotypes aside, geeks often are people who have a hard time fitting in to any one particular category. Not sur...

Soundwave or Die Tryin'

Matt Cates
in Humor

Like many celebrities, Soundwave's origins are humble. Japanese toy company Takara had a line of robots called Diaclone, picked up and reimagined by Hasbro in the mid-80's. Capitalists to the bone, Ha...

Funniest 'South Park' Randy Marsh Scenes 

Stephen Hamilton
in Entertainment

We should all thank the divine forces that led Trey Parker and Matt Stone to decide to further develop some of the characters that weren’t so involved in first few seasons of South Park, because that ...

Where Would Darth Vader Go on Vacation?

Matt Cates
in Humor

Different people worry about different things. Families, careers, life goals, yada yada. Occasionally we worry about “trivial” things, too. Why didn’t Obi-Wan remember R2-D2 in A New Hope? Exactly how...

Geek Culture Revolution

Benjamin Wareing
in Culture

The term 'geek' is quite an ugly one on face value alone, spoiled by a harsh guttural sound that makes it seem more of a gag reflex noise than a community to be worshipped. But, the geek community has...