Category Archives: Comedy Cabaret

The Way You Sip Your Coffee Says An Awful Lot About You

I’ve been sitting here watching you sip your coffee, and I thought I would share with you exactly what it says about who you are.
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Facebook to Offer Users New Way to Insult Friends and Family

Earlier this week, Facebook announced plans to introduce a new “dislike” feature alongside its traditional “like” button. The new button will appear beside the thumbs-up icon included as part of all posts on its site, offering users a new way to insult their friends and family.
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Subway President of Marketing Regrets Saying There’s No Such Thing As Bad Publicity

Responding to a reporter’s question regarding statements made in 2005 in which Subway President of marketing Martin Porter is quoted as saying, “There’s no such thing as bad publicity,” Porter on Wednesday said, “I can firmly say that I regret those remarks.”
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Japan Reopens Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant

Following the successful relaunching of nuclear power earlier this month with the restarting of a nuclear reactor at its Sendai plant in the Southwest of the country, Japan announced this week that it was moving forward with plans to reopen its nuclear facility at Fukushima. The move is described as an accelerated effort to bring all of its nuclear facilities back online in time for the start of next season’s HBO series True Detective.
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Minnesota Dentist Reaffirms Man’s Place at the Top of the Food Chain

In a stunning reaffirmation of mankind’s status as the animal kingdom’s foremost predator, Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer reclaimed Man’s place at the top of the food chain earlier this week.
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Intra-Office Departmental Email from a Woman with No Tact and a Tendency to Overuse Parentheses, Parenthetical Clauses, and Commas

Re: Potluck lunch

Barbara (et. al),

I think Barbara’s idea of holding a departmental potluck lunch meeting this Friday is fantastic, and I’d like to be the first to respond to the invitation. (Sorry! I guess it’s just my enthusiasm for Barbara’s great ideas!)

Being the first, I guess I’ll offer to bring the desert! Rest assured that I won’t bring just any prosaic store-bought desert purchased in a mad dash at the Walmart on my way to work following another fight with my abusive, closeted homosexual husband! (I won’t mention any names, LISA! LOL! JK!)

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Top Ten Music Videos of the 90s

The response to DB’s top ten videos of the 80s was so overwhelming that we at BannedCast found ourselves besieged with requests for more! Remember that scene in Miracle on 34th Street where they bring bags of letters addressed to Santa into the courtroom to prove the existence of St. Nicholas? It was sort of like that, except that most of what we received was junk mail mixed with the occasional death threat from angry furries who disapprove of our Sound and the Fur(r)y blog, but that makes it no less overwhelming!

Here, then, are BannedCast’s top ten music videos of the 90s. That is: These are the videos that best represent the decade, not the best in terms of artistry because neither Marilyn Manson’s “Beautiful People” nor Smashing Pumpkins’ “1979” videos appear on this list—it would be an insult to include them amongst the occasionally shitty company included here. Anyways, enjoy, as there are some guilty pleasures mixed in here.

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