in

Yes, Colbert, our name is funny — unlike this bit of racist cringe comedy

Yes, Colbert, our name is funny — unlike this bit of racist cringe comedy
Announcement


Stephen Colbert’s famously a bright guy, so it’s surprising that in a segment mentioning Crikey, a gag using First Nations culture was given the green light.

Announcement
Composite of a monologue from The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (Image: CBS/YouTube)

There is a small but growing subgenre of online content that we in the bunker — until this morning, at least — had grown particularly fond of: Americans who cannot deal with the fact there’s a news website in Australia called Crikey.

We’ve had the good folk at the Maintenance Phase referencing a decent pun headline of ours in their episode about Pete Evans (“and the website is called Crikey! Just to get as Australian as possible!”), then popular leftie Twitch streamer Hasan Piker saying, “That’s gotta be fake, right?”.

Satirical luminary Jon Stewart also earnestly gave us a shout-out on his podcast The Problem (his classification of us as an “agency” makes it funny, giving the impression that we’re Australia’s version of Reuters or something).

Read

Become a subscriber to get full access to the website, as well as our premium newsletters.

Join us

Announcement

Already a subscriber?





Source link

Announcement

What do you think?

Written by Politixia

Announcement
Announcement

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Announcement
Trump indictment watch: D.A. signals ‘likely’ criminal charges

Trump indictment watch: D.A. signals ‘likely’ criminal charges

ChatGPT agents are better at simulated roleplay than humans

ChatGPT agents are better at simulated roleplay than humans