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  • n. Plural form of satirist.

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Examples

  • What elevates him above other satirists is his genuine affection for the world and the characters that infest it.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Although there are no direct descendants of Sam Clemens, one could argue that there are descendants of the persona "Mark Twain," such as satirists Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert.

    Marking Twain

  • Which is why angry, hate-filled people like Franken are called 'satirists' and not comedians.

    Al Franken helped write last night's opening "SNL" skit, bashing McCain.

  • And the lions weren't even his opponents, but the pundits: commentators, columnists, comedians, 'satirists', chat-show hosts, basically any smart-ass with a microphone or a by-line.

    Not the End of the World

  • Like when Jay Leno, David Letterman, and countless other "satirists" joke about child molestation, incest, or bestiality.

    WuzzaDem

  • WASHINGTON (AP) - Activists at a conservative political forum snapped up boxes of waffle mix depicting Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama as a racial stereotype on its front and wearing Arab-like headdress on its top flap. not the first time that self-styled "satirists" have deliberately reinforced a liberal stereotype of conservatives (racist) ... and by simple conservative association, ME and YOU, dear reader.

    Perfunction

  • Rick Mercer, a political satirist in Canada, has some advice for the "satirists" at Fox News: If you're going to do satire, three of the most important rules are you have to tell the truth, you can't be a bully and don't be an asshole.

    Quote of the Day

  • Others -- George Saunders, Aimee Bender -- are at best mild satirists pretending to be daring surrealists.

    Experimental Fiction

  • I thought he was one of the few intellectual satirists out there and I loved the esoteric references in his "rants".

    Cheney reflects on 'f**k' yourself comment

  • As great satirists do, he manages to expose the ridiculousness of various social mores.

    MIND MELD: The Funniest Writers in the History of SF/F

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