Humor

January 4, 2019, 9am PST
A Reddit user created a transit map of the San Francisco Bay Area that connects Taco Bell locations, which, unlike rail public transit, have reached every corner of the region.
Reddit
December 28, 2018, 9am PST
Curbed stays true to form with an annual review of the year in architecture.
Curbed
December 28, 2018, 5am PST
A dispatch from the golden era of planning memes.
Planning Peeps
Feature
December 27, 2018, 5am PST
We crunched the numbers on all the features, blog posts, and news articles we published in 2018 to figure out which made the biggest splash with readers.
James Brasuell
December 21, 2018, 6am PST
Looking for a way to forget about the Boring Company for a little while? You've come to the wrong place.
Cult MTL
Feature
December 13, 2018, 5am PST
The 2018 edition of an annual playlist of songs about places by critically acclaimed and popular bands.
James Brasuell
December 8, 2018, 1pm PST
The card game LOOP was made by people who obviously put in some serious time hanging from straps on the L.
CityLab
December 7, 2018, 11am PST
More scathing satire from The Onion, which continues a long history of dissecting the priorities of society as reflected in the built environment and the public realm.
The Onion
December 6, 2018, 9am PST
We've seen planning take the Broadway stage and turned into an Oprah, but perhaps the ballet is the most surprising place to see planning ideas on the stage.
Next City
November 22, 2018, 1pm PST
The Regional Transit Authority took to the streets of Chicago to drum up support for transit, and transit funding, this Thanksgiving.
RTAChicago via YouTube
November 19, 2018, 5am PST
Saturday Night Love comes up with a novel hot take on the thinking behind Amazon's decision to split its new second headquarters between New York City and Northern Virginia.
The Washington Post
November 16, 2018, 5am PST
A totally fake news story, intended to satirize, not provide any factual information, makes fun of how much New York City's political leadership gave to Amazon to make sure HQ2 would call the Big Apple home.
The Onion
November 11, 2018, 7am PST
We're not sure if planners will find this game, since it's so close to real life, but maybe it will make a good recommendation for friends and family members?
Greater Greater Washington
Blog post
November 2, 2018, 5am PDT
The most topical show on television got in on the e-scooter craze this week.
James Brasuell
Blog post
October 31, 2018, 12pm PDT

This year's top Halloween costume: a public service announcement to drive safely on Halloween.

James Brasuell
October 26, 2018, 9am PDT
You know housing politics has gone mainstream when a satirical literary journal pokes fun at your acronyms.
McSweeney's
October 9, 2018, 6am PDT
Is it more dangerous to break the law as a cyclist or as a driver?
Outside Online
September 28, 2018, 5am PDT
The Reductress published a satirical post in which students discover their teacher takes three buses to get to work and decide to reward her with a better commute...made possible by better bus service.
Reductress
September 14, 2018, 6am PDT
The rest of the world would only spoil it for the mapmakers.
The Onion
September 6, 2018, 8am PDT
In a new video game, the player is a no-good raccoon wreaking havoc on the world around him.
Los Angeles Magazine