Satire

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satire

Are we living in the golden age of political satire?

August 5, 2020 2:21 pm

Late night hosts and comedians are hitting every slow, low Trump pitch over their plates out of the ballpark

rich

Rich people are struggling during COVID, too

July 29, 2020 10:33 am

The average age in the Hamptons has to be well over 50 so the Hinge market was a disappointment

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white people, stop capitalizing on your skin color

July 23, 2020 3:44 am

AP’s decision has upset a lot of white people (or as I like to call them ‘racists’)

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Godfrey’s Race to Dinner

July 19, 2020 10:23 am

Your vanilla voice is not welcome. Your low-pigment opinions are invalid

Expelliarmus, J.K. Rowling!

July 13, 2020 11:32 am

‘Biology’ is as problematic as the dark arts

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Godfrey’s drag queen story time

July 8, 2020 6:05 pm

Do it for the children

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Conservatives: stop appropriating cancel culture!

July 3, 2020 9:50 am

Offense archaeology is an ancient and respected tradition of my people

ron johnson

Thank you, Ron Johnson!

July 2, 2020 4:53 pm

No more will the tyranny of extra federal holidays threaten the United States

tourist

A message from the NYC tourist board: visit Nightmare City!

June 26, 2020 3:42 pm

Courtesy of your guide Chadwick Moore

identity politics

Jarvis’s guide to identity politics

June 26, 2020 12:18 pm

It’s neat. It’s tidy. It makes sense

chaz

Escape from CHAZ

June 16, 2020 9:29 am

CHAZ is an oasis of acceptance amid a society hell bent on glorifying discrimination and prejudice

harry potter

Harry Potter and the Trans-inclusive Wizarding School

June 12, 2020 3:06 pm

Allow me to present an extract from my reimagining of Rowling’s now tarnished fantasy series

taliban

The Taliban: an apology

June 12, 2020 12:43 pm

If we put up new statues, we should perhaps give them a finite lifespan

imagine

Imagine no police force

June 9, 2020 12:35 pm

The complete removal of a police force is exactly the kind of thing John Lennon (who was tragically shot dead in 1980) would have been behind

greta

Why I support Greta Thunberg in her fight against COVID-19

May 14, 2020 3:35 pm

As soon as the crisis is over, we can get back to wrecking the planet. I can’t wait

new normal

The ‘new normal’ in a time of coronavirus

May 13, 2020 4:22 pm

With virtual reality we can not only visit London, New York and Paris, but make them better

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An exclusive excerpt from the forthcoming Meghan Markle biography

April 27, 2020 2:03 pm

As unearthed by Lisa Graves

satire

The Spectator’s love affair with satire

April 23, 2020 12:22 pm

No one is safe from the scalpel — not even the magazine itself

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A tale of three dogs

April 3, 2020 3:11 pm

Like a star of the country & western stage, I write because my wife left me and took my dog

coronavirus diary

A writer’s coronavirus diary

April 2, 2020 1:36 pm

Imagine if you could date coronavirus itself. It seems exotic. Enigmatic. Worldly and cosmopolitan

madonna

Forget doctors and nurses, Madonna is the true hero of this pandemic

March 27, 2020 2:47 pm

It’s times like this when you realize just how valuable celebrities are

veep

Joe Biden’s picks for the first female Veep

March 26, 2020 1:13 pm

Cockburn noticed a small piece of paper by Biden’s elbow on his livestream yesterday — a list of names, written in a shaky hand

distance trump

We need to verbally distance ourselves from Trump

March 22, 2020 11:55 am

Do NOT insert phrases like ‘China virus’ or ‘Chinese virus’ into your think-pieces

abortion

I fell out with my friend Chrysanthia over abortion

March 16, 2020 3:14 pm

As a transwoman, the chance of me ever being able to have an abortion in my lifetime is slim