Category: Satire

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Coorey, Uhlmann write for us!

The Bug is proud to announce that arguably two of the finest minds in the mainstream media politics arena, Phillip Coorey and Chris Uhlmann, have agreed to jointly pen a regular article for us. In their first effort – and an amazing exclusive it is at that –

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Bush and Blair stay silent

Former US President George W Bush and former UK prime minister Tony Blair have both refused to comment on the reported death of former US secretary of state Colin Powell. Mr Powell’s family announced through social media that he had died at age 84 at the Walter Reed

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Barnaby Tells ScoMo To Make Him A Sandwich After Talking Net Zero

Australia’s deputy Prime Minister and aspiring Minister for Home Affairs Barnaby Joyce has ordered his subordinate Scott Morrison to make him a sandwich after a long 4 hours of talking about net zero. ”Negotiating is very hard work so you know a sandwich right about now would really

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Tweet sticks it to anti-vaxxers

Jeff Tiedrich @itsJeffTiedrich is our sort of guy, The Bug‘s Tweet of the Week judges decided. He’s a glass-half-full fella, with a sarcastic bent as well. And his delicious putdown (at top) of anti-vaxxers in various professions has won him the coveted yet cashless honour this week. Jeff,

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Teen activist talks up policy

CLIMATE CHANGE: Teenage environmental activist Scomo Turdberg has arrived in Glasgow to talk up the Morrison Government’s climate action credentials prior to the UN Climate Change Conference. Ms Turdberg, a former winner of The Bug’s Australian of the Year Award (main picture), left Australia in late July to paddle

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Smoko hits a new low

Has Smoko Morrison ever had a worse time of it than the last few weeks? Appreciate that’s a big call if you reflect on events surrounding the images shown above but it’s almost got to the stage where you could almost start feeling sorry for the gutless klutz.

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Columnist in court

COURTS: The Bug’s financial and investment commentator has appeared in court on a string of charges brought against him by the state’s consumer watchdog for allegedly misleading labelling and marketing of fresh eggs. Morrison Edison Ponzi Phar-Lap Bezzle, address and age unknown, pleaded not guilty to a string of

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