My first known introduction to satirical writing was in high school with Jonathan Swift’s A Modest Proposal (1729) . I remember being fairly stunned at the first reading and smitten on the second and third. 1,698 more words
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The first piece up on Salon is “7 unproduced screenplays by famous intellectuals” by Elif Batuman.
The Lost 28th Chapter of Leviticus Explains the Rules for Riding Shotgun
by Steve Etheridge
1 And this is the law ye shall follow when traveling with brothers, whether by chariot, camel, donkey, cart pulled by slave, shoulders of slave, small boat, leviathan, silverback gorilla, or another personal conveyance. 367 more words