Humor

A satirical New Yorker article nails the perpetual debate between New York and Los Angeles.
Jan 29, 2016   The New Yorker
The game is called INFRA—the action is set in a city where corruption in the private and public sectors has left the city on the brink of collapse.
Jul 12, 2015   CityLab
Alaska's 11.30 cents per-gallon gas tax, lowest in the United States, increases today for the first time in 45 years. As of July 1, the tax increases to 12.25 cents. Yes, by less than a penny. Percentage wise, though, it looks bigger: 8.4 percent.
Jul 1, 2015   Planetizen
CityLab stages a humorous competition for the location of a likely-to-go-horribly-wrong tourist attraction.
Jun 19, 2015   CityLab
Henry Melcher reports on a humorous response to the new renderings revealed for the future 2 WTC tower (also the future home of 21st Century Fox and News Corp), designed by Bjarke Ingels Group.
Jun 12, 2015   The Architect's Newspaper
The Onion provides a new take on the "San Francisco is over" quip that has been a popular reaction to the rising cost of housing in the City by the Bay.
Jun 12, 2015   The Onion
Pop quiz hotshot: can you name the city by looking at silhouettes of their skylines?
May 29, 2015   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