Characteristically changing the mood after Bruno Nettl’s perspectives on Native American cultures (which you must read!):
Nish Kumar’s The Mash report (BBC) seems to work well with the current remote format, and continues to prompt entertaining harrumphs from the likes of Brigadier General Gervaise Brook-Hamster and Retired of Tunbridge Wells.
From the heady days when human interaction was still sanctioned, and when there were things called “audiences” (cf. my helpful explanation of the obscure term “pillarbox”), I’m very keen on Rachel Parris:
A lesson doggedly ignored by Priti “I’m sorry if people feel that there have been failings—”I’ll be very very clear about that [I’m a heartless cynical monster]” Patel, not to mention Dominic “Specsavers” Cummings…
Here Ms Parris considers immigration (cf. Stewart Lee and the UKIPs):
For her introduction to The Haunted Pencil (Minister for the 18th Century), see here.
And the news bulletins are always delightful:
Ellie Taylor is in fine form here too:
Another drôle headline:
Plans grow to re-open the economy, so we can enjoy it one last time before Brexit
Satire is All Very Well, but we should bear in mind Peter Cook’s caveat.
On a lighter note, to complement
Bake Off Winner Discovers You Can Buy Cake From Shops
the opening collage has some gems, like
Cat Desperate To Go Outside Until Door Opened
Note also my roundups of posts on Tory iniquity, and of wacky headlines.
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