Category Archives: satire

“Confusion of Transitional Scenarios” by Joseph Madamba

[Joseph Madamba is back! You remember Joseph, right? He gave us the incredibly popular “Hippopotamus Will Rampage” story back in April, which is a real crack-up! This time, Mr. Madamba has contributed a classic “academic essay,” which showcases exactly why … Continue reading

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“New Legislative Proposal” by Charlie Centipede

I propose the following for failure to use a turn signal when driving a car: 1st Offense – $5,000.00 fine. 2nd Offense – One year, minimum, jail time. 3rd Offense – Death. They ain’t complicated people. Use them! —Charlie Centipede

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“#beardthewhitehouse” by Michael King

—Michael King [An almost instantaneous response to Charlie Centipede’s “Beards = Wisdom” bit!]

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“Beards = Wisdom” by Charlie Centipede

The world has become a terrible place, a place full of shootings and starvation and auto-tuned pop stars, and the U.S. in particular seems adrift in naughtiness and stupidity. The problem, it seems to me, is a lack of wisdom, … Continue reading

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Chapter Two – The Book of “Progress”

1.      The origin of Snake is of great importance. 2.      In the beginning, Snake was hardly recognizable: he was bipedal, clothed in the finest linens, and was extremely successful in the business of dinosaur extinction. 3.  … Continue reading

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“Advice Column” by Aunt Betts (and Michael King)

Dear Aunt Betts, I am constantly pressured by my friends to try drugs but my parents are strict about “Just Say No” when it comes to them.  I am not going to do drugs because I want to live a … Continue reading

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“Another ‘In Conversation’ with Josh Erdahl” by Richard F. Yates (and Josh Erdahl)

I asked Mr. Erdahl to give me some fun words to post on the P.E.W., and he answered with this: “All I have is rants. I don’t have memes. People suck.” That’s certainly fun enough words for this site, Mr. … Continue reading

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