'Silicon Valley' showrunner Alec Berg on how to become a top comedy writer in TV and the challenges of satire

'Silicon Valley' showrunner Alec Berg on how to become a top comedy writer in TV and the challenges of satire

'The Handmaid's Tale' showrunner Bruce Miller on the challenges and triumphs of adapting Margaret Atwood's novel

37 Record-Store Clerks Feared Dead In Yo La Tengo Concert Disaster  You just have to be a vinyl record geek to understand.

37 Record-Store Clerks Feared Dead In Yo La Tengo Concert Disaster

This is a set of text-based assessments that can be used during a lesson or unit on satire. The variety of passages and text complexity levels allows you to retest students as needed and make accommodations for struggling readers. Each assessment includes one reading passage and 10 multiple-choice questions. The skills and terms covered include: satire, purpose, loaded words, diction, sentence structure, imagery, tone, writer’s style, and audience.

Satire Quizzes: Text-Based Assessments

This is a set of text-based assessments that can be used during a lesson or unit on satire. The variety of passages and text complexity levels allows you to retest students as needed and make accommodations for struggling readers. Each assessment includes one reading passage and 10 multiple-choice questions. The skills and terms covered include: satire, purpose, loaded words, diction, sentence structure, imagery, tone, writer’s style, and audience.

Michael Kosta made his debut on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah last night. Our writer recaps the comedian's first stint as a correspondent for Comedy Central's late night news satire show.

Michael Kosta made his debut on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah last night. Our writer recaps the comedian's first stint as a correspondent for Comedy Central's late night news satire show.

Christopher Smart and Satire    :  Christopher Smart and Satire explores the lively and idiosyncratic world of satire in the eighteenth-century periodical, focusing on the way that writers adopted personae to engage with debates taking place during the British Enlightenment. Taking Christopher Smart's audacious and hitherto underexplored Midwife, or Old Woman's Magazine (1750-1753) as her primary source, Min Wild provides a rich examination of the prizewinning Cambridge poet's adoption...

Christopher Smart and Satire : Christopher Smart and Satire explores the lively and idiosyncratic world of satire in the eighteenth-century periodical, focusing on the way that writers adopted personae to engage with debates taking place during the British Enlightenment. Taking Christopher Smart's audacious and hitherto underexplored Midwife, or Old Woman's Magazine (1750-1753) as her primary source, Min Wild provides a rich examination of the prizewinning Cambridge poet's adoption...

George Andrew Romero (February 4, 1940 – July 16, 2017) was an American-Canadian filmmaker, writer and editor, best known for his gore-filled and satirical horror films. Peter Grunwald, the directo…

George Andrew Romero (February 4, 1940 – July 16, 2017) was an American-Canadian filmmaker, writer and editor, best known for his gore-filled and satirical horror films. Peter Grunwald, the directo…

Toochiyaapey comes to Ahmedabad! See you Thursday, July 13th at @zero_gravity_cafe Tickets available on @allevents.in Mannu Bhaiyaa Ki Baarat - A deep satire on the dowry system and the ways in which the groom's side tries to have an upper hand over the bride's side. The writer compares the baratis to pickpockets and goons  and lunatics trying to extort the last penny from the bride's father. #m00nlightevents #MoonlightersArise #storytelling #ahmedabad #Mumbai #act #traveling #show #live…

Toochiyaapey comes to Ahmedabad! See you Thursday, July 13th at @zero_gravity_cafe Tickets available on @allevents.in Mannu Bhaiyaa Ki Baarat - A deep satire on the dowry system and the ways in which the groom's side tries to have an upper hand over the bride's side. The writer compares the baratis to pickpockets and goons and lunatics trying to extort the last penny from the bride's father. #m00nlightevents #MoonlightersArise #storytelling #ahmedabad #Mumbai #act #traveling #show #live…

Horrifying because we just today read a chapter in a classic called "Little Women" and the moral of the chapter was to not write something you will regret

So true. Some if the things I'm going to write later in debating weather to or not because if it gets published I wouldn't want my mom to read it

25 Ways To Be A Happy Writer (Or, At Least, Happier) via Terrible Minds

25 Ways To Be A Happy Writer (Or, At Least, Happier) Potty mouthed wisdom from Chuck Wendig!

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