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October 2, 2007

On Satire

This got me thinking. All satire is parasitism. There is no satire without subjects to inspire it. A lampoon is nothing if there is nothing to lampoon. Satirists are entirely derivative; their material is created by others. And the satirists’ work is all about lust: if pornography incites lust for fleshly pleasures, satire incites the […]

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