Friday Funny

July 15, 2016, 7am PDT
Is Yogi the Bear in the market for a commercial property?
Houston Chronicle
July 1, 2016, 6am PDT
You remember the one showing the amount of space occupied by 60 people on a bike, 60 people on a bus, and 60 people in cars? It's also helpful for making a convenient point about Uber and self-driving cars.
Twitter
June 24, 2016, 9am PDT
Ok, some are going to catch the train, too. You just never know when it's your lucky day.
Gothamist
June 17, 2016, 6am PDT
The Onion is back to satirizing the built environment, this time with a kind of philosophy of despair.
The Onion
May 20, 2016, 2pm PDT
Or maybe it's the bike that's also a bus?
Mashable
May 20, 2016, 5am PDT
Samantha Bee has seen the misogynistic conduct of NBA fans in Seattle after the City Council decided not approve a plan to build a new NBA arena in the city's SoDo neighborhood.
Crosscut
May 13, 2016, 5am PDT
Vox imagines a world in which cows stage a military coup.
Vox
April 15, 2016, 5am PDT
If you've been waiting for a nice crossover of the Star Wars universe and the planning and urban design universe, here it is.
Gizmodo
April 8, 2016, 5am PDT
A pair of very different stories offers insight into the urban lives of animals.
Blue Dot Magazine
March 25, 2016, 10am PDT
Reading The Onion's latest satire of the built environment is a bit like the experience it describes: watching as a crane moves a large object on a construction site, otherwise known as being easily distracted by harmless fun.
The Onion
March 11, 2016, 6am PST
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver tackles the corruption and mismanagement of special districts, which are well known to professional planners, but perhaps not to the rest of the general public.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
March 4, 2016, 5am PST
The most famous voice in narration, Morgan Freeman, visited Jimmy Kimmel Live and put his vocal talents to good use.
Jimmy Kimmel Live
February 19, 2016, 6am PST
A humorous campaign ad targets Donald Trump on the issue of eminent domain.
The Washington Post
February 12, 2016, 2pm PST
An online video game has the perfect remedy for anyone who hates modernism—and Le Corbusier more specifically.
The Architect's Newspaper
January 22, 2016, 5am PST
Cartoonists have been satirizing the issue of gentrification for almost a century. Witness the evolution of gentrification political cartoons in an article by The Guardian.
The Guardian Cities
January 15, 2016, 5am PST
The week has been marked by a steady stream of news about new research and ideas coming from the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting. There to poke fun at it all was parody Twitter account @FakeTRB.
Twitter
January 1, 2016, 7am PST
Take local television, add maps. What could go wrong?
The Washington Post
December 11, 2015, 5am PST
Not recommended reading for those currently operating a motor vehicle.
Medium
November 27, 2015, 5am PST
The more project proposals change, the more the opposition stays the same—right?
Austin On Your Feet
November 20, 2015, 5am PST
Nielsen Scarborough released new market data this week that revealed the cities with the highest percentage of single women who live along with at least one cat.
The Seattle Times