Tag Archives: satire

Can a Drag Queen be a leader!? Just ask the #KinseySicks…

The Kinsey Sicks, a Dragapella political satire group, have a lot of fun and share their irreverent take on history — based not only on fabulous singing but current statistics and ultra-conservative rhetoric. If you’re tired of progressives making fun of conservative politics, don’t listen in. But if you need a laugh, and some serious […]

Best Political Leadership Tip for 2014: Check Info Sources!

Insecure information, misinformation, disinformation, lies — it’s a confusing spectrum used to confuse voters, divide constituents and make politicians look bad. So check your sources — and your ethics, before you indulge in spin as a leader, or “buy” the story put out a politician spinning stats into scams.  It’s hard to know what’s true, […]

Day 19 Laughtivism – Why Dictators don’t like Jokes (Otpor, Serbia late 1990’s)

Originally posted on civildisobedience100:
When Serbia’s non-violent pro-democracy movement, Otpor, was just a tiny group of 20 students with $50, they decided to play a prank and took an oil barrel, taped a picture of Serbian dictator Slobodan Milosevic to it, and set it up in the middle of Belgrade’s largest shopping district. Next to…

“Irony-Free” Leadership Zones: N. Korean dictator “sexiest man alive?”

The Onion‘s satirical announcement became real news in Mainland China this week. The online version of the People’s Daily picked up the Onion’s annual insult to the world’s most notorious dictators (and to People Magazine’s annual fluff feature), celebrating Kim Jong-Un’s international sex appeal with a 55 page photo spread.  Wow. 55 pages! I wish I’d seen […]

Be a Leader, Not a Zombie: Zombie Candidates and Voters after All Hallows Eve…

News from the Zombies As you can see, there have been a lot of images about zombie candidates, not just for Romney, kind of a seasonal meme (viral concept). The main theme seems to be that the followers of the undead candidates are brainless. And in fact none of us are brain dead, although as […]

New Yorker’s Romney cartoon critique: “campaign spin” vs. authentic leadership

Romney’s believable when he says what he thinks we want to hear… over and over again. – and a different message every time! This cartoon, in addition to poking fun at the permanence of media (like a tattoo – there’s always a recording!) and Romney’s gaffes — the incorrect statistic about a shrinking navy, the […]

Originally posted on Joe Blogs:
My friend Darren sent me a link to these rather excellent alternative London Underground signs… (click image above for link to original photographers blog) Apparently they’ve been appearing for some time now, but like 99% of passengers, I’m sad to say I’ve missed them.. They’ve been done so well, that…