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A home for the weirdos: is the era of niche online satire publishing over?

Despite the overwhelming popularity of "weird comedy" among online millennials, the sites that publish it are finding it harder and harder to survive in the increasingly revenue-focused world of digital publishing.

Reindeer Person

Remember Cat Person? This is like that, but for Christmas.

Joan Rivers was far more of a pioneer and innovator than Robin Williams, but she had no sincere schtick. She was all brassy, all bitchy and all funny -- the last of her kind, and the best.

Rundle: we won’t mourn for Rivers, but my god she was funny

Joan Rivers was far more of a pioneer and innovator than Robin Williams, but she had no sincere schtick. She was all brassy, all bitchy and all funny -- the last of her kind, and the best.

When you earn at least a part of your living as a satirist, you get accustomed to being taken out of context, so that the ironic becomes literal and the sarcastic becomes sincere, writes <b>Guy Rundle</b>.

Rundle: ‘fuzzy-wuzzy’ explained

When you earn at least a part of your living as a satirist, you get accustomed to being taken out of context, so that the ironic becomes literal and the sarcastic becomes sincere, writes Guy Rundle.

Finally, a news satire program worth watching ... Shockjock 101: How to grab people's attention ... Last night's TV ratings.

Media briefs and TV ratings

Finally, a news satire program worth watching ... Shockjock 101: How to grab people's attention ... Last night's TV ratings.

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