The Carnival of Satire (#57)

The Carnival of Satire #57GrrlScientist has discovered an Escher painting of the Bush Administration Showing Us The Way Out of Iraq.

The festive season is upon us and Drink at Work is doing a marvelous series of lost holiday specials; we liked an evening with Rudolph.

The Banterist has more accurate Wikipedia warnings. (Link goes to a non-blog site.)

Madeleine Begun Kane has an astute Ode To Prosperity.

Jesus’ General has a review of Hot House Flowers that is worth checking out.

Anticipating The Skwib’s upcoming holiday gift guide, Jennifer Miner has the sarcastic What Not to Buy for Christmas: This holiday season’s worst gift ideas.

Idle Minutes has more Christmas sarcasm withSelf Marketing to the Extreme.

Conservathink calls a turkey a turkey in Michael Richards rants against Black Friday; retailers call for apology.

Bile, Snark, and Sneer presents Botch THIS. posted at.

And Madeleine Begun Kane has one more limerick, this time for the Banished VEEP.

Thanks to everyone for submitting their satire, and thanks to these fine folks for helping us with webby-stuff: the Blog Carnival for their form; and the listings at the Ubercarnival, and at the Blog Carnival too.

4 Responses to The Carnival of Satire (#57)

  1. Jen Miner November 30, 2006 at 11:29 am #

    This is a wonderful thing to find in my in-box first thing in the morning! Thank you, Mark. You did a great job.


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