Friday, August 31, 2012

Get Your War On Is Back!

Friday, August 31, 2012
Where were we?

Back in 2008, Get Your War On, David Rees' clip-art comic that mercilessly satirized the war on terror, became an animated series on Huffington Post's 23/6. Then the election ended, Barack Obama became president, GYWO ended, and 23/6 became HuffPost Comedy.

So here we are in 2012. There's a whole new election, new stakes, a new Republican challenger and so, a new season of Get Your War On. Watch the first episode now and stay tuned for weekly installments.
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Gregory Beyer: Humanize Me! Mitt Romney's Top-Secret Plan to Connect During His Convention Speech
As Romney approaches the lectern to the sound of deafening applause, the convention's sound system will blast "God Bless America," in an attempt to rouse the candidate's spirits. After Romney has settled behind the lectern, he will be shot with a riot-control water cannon.
Paul Krassner: Are Rape Jokes Funny?
Even in a joke, why should women be assaulted because men made the laws? What's funny is always subjective but not incapable of alteration.
Barry Levinson: The Age of Insanity - Part 2, Paul Ryan
As the age of insanity rolls along, lying has reached a new level in political activism. Apparently, you can lie freely now. I decided to talk to Dr. R.H. Flutes, head of the Lying Institute of America, to explain the lying epidemic sweeping this country.
Jenny Isenman: Do You Speak Starbucks or Are You Committing a Caffeinated Crime?
When you walk into a Starbucks it's a little like entering another country. Some of the language is "Italianish" and the rest is completely fabricated.
D.L. Hughley: A Question of Legitimacy
What I do have a problem with is someone who is insincerely pro-life, someone for whom this is an abstract concept with no relation to the reality. One of the hardest things for me to recount in my recent book was a sexual assault I witnessed when I was a kid...

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