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Apr 20, 2019
Hi, Hitler: What creators looking to satirise the Führer must remember about the perils of parodyThere’s a sense of inevitability about the internet and Hitler jokes, one would argue — at this point, the phenomenon is approaching axiomatic status.
Mar 25, 2019
IPL 2019's lighter side, Week 1: Dada’s capital gains, David Warner's new-look beard and Dwayne Bravo's continental driftDada helps capitals get off the ground, David Warner's sports a new-look beard, Dwayne Bravo releases another single. All the quirky moments from both on and off the field from the first week of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL).
Jul 31, 2018
Amid NRC chaos in Assam, how widely circulated memes fanned regionalism and discriminationIn the run-up to the final draft of the NRC 2018 being released on 30 July, memes in Assam fanned sentiments of regionalism under the guise of ironic humour
Jul 24, 2018
Sacha Baron Cohen's Who Is America? ratings almost triple with 2.8 mn viewers tuning in for second episodeIn the second episode of Who Is America?, Cohen persuades Republican Rep. Jason Spencer to take part in several outlandish exercises.
Jun 25, 2018
Kumaraswamy to set up permanent resort for potential defectors, but Congress furious over new menu at Indira CanteensKumaraswamy was lauded for appeasing JDS and Congress ministers by diving portfolios — industries into indus and tries, development into dev and elopment.
May 17, 2018
Ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding, ek vivaah aisa bhiIn Mumbai, a scriptwriter in desperate need for a TV series idea finally comes across some inspiration. At a meeting with a friendly executive from a religiously-named production house, the writer makes his pitch | #FlyOnTheWall
Mar 22, 2018
Siddaramaiah in fix after 37 Hindu castes including his own Kuruba community demand ‘minority’ statusIn this satirical piece, Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah finds himself in a fix when one after 37 Hindu communities in the state call him seeking minority status
Feb 01, 2018
Amitabh Bachchan may possibly be quitting Twitter after follower numbers drop: Today in Wait, What?Quiet rejoicings were heard amid some Bollywood denizens on hearing the news of Amitabh Bachchan's possible departure from Twitter. "No more impossibly high Twitter standards to aspire to," one actor said.
Jan 27, 2018
Today in Wait, What? Karni Sena announces a film on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's motherIf Karni Sena wants to make a film on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's mother, these are the 10 conditions they'll have to guarantee
Dec 31, 2017
A Three-Step Guide to Being a Better Person™ in 2018Choose your phone over your dinner companion, tell your friends spoilers, force your opinions down other people's throats. This is your three-step guide to being a Better Person™ in 2018 | #FirstCulture