Laughing Matters

The Old Colossus: A case for the removal of the Statue of Liberty

Lately, American cities have been removing statues that have been deemed no longer representative of the nation’s values. I, as an American, wholeheartedly support this trend. That said, I’m utterly shocked by some of the gross oversights that have occurred. Municipal governments have moved to take down Confederate monuments, which […]

‘Uncle’ Joe Biden meme tickles America’s funny bone

As Democrats mourn their candidate’s surprising loss in the recent presidential election, meme-viewers turn to one Ray-Ban sporting, ice cream loving, deified figure for reassurance and solace in this hard time: Vice-President Joe Biden’s meme alter-ego, ‘Uncle’ Joe. As Uncle Joe wistfully looks out onto the South Lawn, wondering if […]