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Let's wrap up this grabby gift registry caper

Let's wrap up this grabby gift registry caper

Before we start getting too excited about this same-sex marriage business, we need to knock off the old tradition of wedding gift registries.

  • by Kitty Flanagan

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Fire, fury and the first amendment
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Fire, fury and the first amendment

There's enough intrigue and backstabbing in the latest White House tell-all tittle-tattle to make Game of Thrones look like work of fiction.

  • by Dom Knight
What a drag to be Father Kevin Andrews when Malcolm Turnbull is on his lawn
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What a drag to be Father Kevin Andrews when Malcolm Turnbull is on his lawn

Kevin Andrews, you may not know, rejoices in the parliamentary title of Father of the House, which means he is currently the longest continuously serving member of the House of Representatives.

  • by Tony Wright
Sketch: NBN a mistake? Malcolm Turnbull gets no help from his team
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Sketch: NBN a mistake? Malcolm Turnbull gets no help from his team

"The NBN was a mistake and might never make money," says Malcolm Turnbull, to the shock and surprise of absolutely no-one.

  • by Tony Wright
Euthanasia laws: As Bob Hawke might say, 'Bloody bewdie, Jill!'

Euthanasia laws: As Bob Hawke might say, 'Bloody bewdie, Jill!'

We await Bob Hawke's intervention in the euthanasia debate.

  • by Tony Wright
Sketch: Nick Xenophon explains his real reasons for leaving Canberra
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Sketch: Nick Xenophon explains his real reasons for leaving Canberra

The worst insult since Anthony Quinn played Zorba. His Xness, Nick, explains.

  • by Tony Wright
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A voluntary, non-binding open letter to former prime minister Tony Abbott
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A voluntary, non-binding open letter to former prime minister Tony Abbott

Mr Abbott, your opinion piece was a mix of baseless assertions, illogical contortions and brazen inversions.

  • by Michael Short
Donald Trump's handshake with French president Emmanuel Macron possibly his most awkward yet
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Donald Trump's handshake with French president Emmanuel Macron possibly his most awkward yet

Donald Trump's handshake with French president possibly his most awkward yet.

  • by Melissa Singer
Revealed: Queensland's State of Origin secret
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Revealed: Queensland's State of Origin secret

It should be illegal in all Australian states and territories, writes Alan Stokes.

  • by Alan Stokes
New visa test to require immigrants to shotgun a VB while wearing a Bintang singlet

New visa test to require immigrants to shotgun a VB while wearing a Bintang singlet

Those sitting the test will be cheered on/bullied by Immigration staff, to create a more realistic, high-pressure environment.

United launches new drag on/drag off seating

United launches new drag on/drag off seating

[SATIRE] US airline giant United launched an innovative new seating class today, which will see customers dragged to and from their seats for a modest extra fee.