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Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle: Stewart’s Guide To Animal Satire

Satire isn’t an easy skill, as any episode of Mock the Week proves with saddening vigour, which is why Stewart Lee’s analysis of satire and animals in satire helps to identify what works.

If you haven’t seen this yet then you really should watch it.

We spent the afternoon collating his findings and can now present our ‘Cut out from the internet and keep guide to: Satire’.

  • Kleenex box with a shrew in it – Not satire
Stewart Lee gerbils on the moon

Rodent astronauts – Satire

  • A wolf with a duck in it – Satire
  • A conker with a wasp in it – Satire
Rodent Tiananmen Square - Satire

Rodent Tiananmen Square – Satire

  • A glovebox full of elks – Satire
  • A dum-dum bullet with a woodlouse in it – Satire
Rodent Berlin Wall falling - Satire

Rodent Berlin Wall falling – Satire

  • A shipping container with a turtle in it – Satire
  • A toilet bowl full of goats – Satire
Rodent fall of Baghdad - Satire

Rodent fall of Baghdad – Satire

  • A limpet shell with a limpet in it – Satire
  • George Osbourne’s eye with a ladybird in it – Satire
Rodent JFK assassinated - Satire

Rodent JFK assassinated – Satire

  • An ostrich in a soda syphon – Satire
  • A crow inside a swift – Satire
Rodent Lee Harvey Oswald - Satire

Rodent Lee Harvey Oswald – Satire

  • Sausages – Not satire, but only in situations when they are by themselves. In other situations they should be considered as satire.
  • George Clooney’s blood vein with a baby swordfish in it – Satire

Additional notes

Other areas which should also be considered satire include:

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