Humor

Pop quiz hotshot: can you name the city by looking at silhouettes of their skylines?
3 days ago   The Washington Post
The Onion provides a fake dispatch from a city that wants lobster roll stands and high-end noodle bars on every corner, like now.
May 15, 2015   The Onion
A McSweeney's post satirizes the obfuscations and euphemisms of public transit system announcements by finally putting things in brutally frank terms.
May 8, 2015   McSweeny's
Satire is supposed to make us uncomfortable. A recent totally fake news report imagining hit-and-run technology for self-driving cars (called the "Culpability-Evasion System") definitely succeeded there.
Apr 10, 2015   The Onion
The politicking and positioning over who will control the destiny of the land and infrastructure of the country never ends. It's like a dance. Or a tournament.
Apr 1, 2015   Planetizen April 1st Edition
A new study from the Rational Assumptions think tank provides a completely unsurprising prognostication regarding the future of the oil market.
Apr 1, 2015   Planetizen April 1st Edition
Tesla has revealed the specs on the Tesla-P, a new model that will be sure to excite the public realm-conscious urbanite.
Apr 1, 2015   Planetizen April 1st Edition
Last night's edition of the Family Feud gave starchitects a pop culture moment.
Apr 1, 2015   Planetizen April 1st Edition
Coming soon to theaters near you: Academy Award Winner Matthew McConaughey portrays an upstart urban planner who learns to throw away the old code and embrace uncertainty.
Apr 1, 2015   Planetizen April 1st Edition
Microsoft announced a big update to the Word spell check dictionary today to include the constantly evolving and often incomprehensible language of planning.
Apr 1, 2015   Planetizen April 1st Edition
You know them when you see them—they're the ones ready to suck the winds out of your sails and set you back at least a month, but probably more, of good work and high morale.
Apr 1, 2015   Planetizen April 1st Edition