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Satire is often strictly defined as a literary genre or form; although, in practice, it is also found in the graphic and performing arts. In satire, human or individual vices, follies, abuses, or shortcomings are held up to censure by means of ridicule, derision, burlesque, irony, or other methods, ideally with the intent to bring about improvement. Although satire is usually meant to be funny, the purpose of satire is not primarily humour in itself so much as an attack on something of which the author strongly disapproves, using the weapon of wit. A very common, almost defining feature of satire is its strong vein of irony or sarcasm, but parody, burlesque, exaggeration, juxtaposition, comparison, analogy, and double entendre are all frequently used in satirical speech and writing. The essential point, however, is that "in satire, irony is militant". This "militant irony" (or sarcasm) often professes to approve (or at least accept as natural) the very things the satirist actually wishes to attack. Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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The Final President

by D. Elliot Pike
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When democracy becomes unworkable, Boyd Lamm, the President of the United States, resorts to the unthinkable – and it’s hilarious!

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And Man Created God

by SIRROCCO


The old Gods and Goddesses were randy, raucous, and ever ready for a brawl or a brothel..

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Two Wrongs Make A Right

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There was never a more twisted triangle….

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Tamanous Cooley

by K.J. McElrath


In this modern-day twist on The Inferno by Dante Alighieri, Tamanous Cooley is the story of one woman's quest to save a sensitive wetland – that takes her to the depths of environmental hell and beyond...

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My MTV

by GARY VAN HAAS


In this superb black-comedy based on a true story, we journey into the dizzying world of Rock Star Glam and the humble beginnings of MTV, when two bright young guys from LA struggle 'against all odds', to introduce the future of Music-Video TV to America.

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Misguided Love

by JAMES TRIVERS


A dipsomaniac writer working for the expansive Hollywood publicity machine in the 1920's is assigned to write a pack of shimmering and uplifting lies about child-star Robbie Roi.

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Transcending Venus

by STEPHEN BROWN


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Everything has an end, even the future. Hobart Hobshott, distinguished professor of astronomy, once had a vision of the future, but as he grew older he saw that the vision would never come true. What he didn't foresee was that he would be the cause.

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Time Flies When You're Crying

by JAMES TRIVERS


We have heard Monica Lewinsky's side of the story in regards to her illicit affair with then president Bill Clinton. However Chelsea Clinton has never shared what it was like for her to endure that debacle.

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Mulberry To Rome

by GIOVANNI GAMBINO & LANCE LANE


"E Tu... Joey? Ancient Rome Isn't Ready For The Boys From Mott and Mulberry!"

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Pinocchio At Fifty

by James Trivers


Having severed all ties to Gepetto Pinocchio disowned his puppethood and dedicated his life to science, only to find himself diagnosed with termites at fifty…

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You Are What You Get Away With

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Charlie McHenry, a former child of the Sixties, after years as an intelligence analyst is forced to confront his liberal past…

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