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Donald Trump’s face is being added to ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ cartoons and it’s comic genius

What do a ranting cartoon 6-year-old and Donald Trump have in common?

According to the creative redditors over at /r/DonaldandHobbes, plenty! The premise is simple: they find original Calvin and Hobbes strips in which Calvin goes off on one of his famous power-hungry tangents, and superimpose Trump’s head. The cut and paste jobs might not be seamless, but the dialogue is a disturbingly good fit — the childish imaginings of Calvin as said by Trump could easily be mistaken for the real thing.

We’ve rounded up a few of our favorites, so scroll down and have a laugh. Just keep in mind this bit of advice from the subreddit moderators: “Have fun and try not to think worse of Calvin. He’s only six. Trump’s going on 70 and still hasn’t grown up.”

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8 hilarious movie spoof posters showcasing the idiocy of Brexit politicians

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As the slow-motion car crash that is Brexit Britain continues to get worse by the day, more and more Britons are using comedy to help them deal with the bleak realities of a country in chaos. One new form currently showcasing the idiocy and ineptness of Brexit politicians is the Brexit movie spoof poster. With countless possible posters to play with it’s proven to be a rich source of inspiration.

Meet the Brexit movie spoof creator

So, much so that one photographer, Kathy Tipping has made them into something of an art form. But what got her started? “I have always loved the artwork and photography on film imagery, the use of succinctly determining and relevant snappy taglines in cinema and classic quad posters,” she says. “Secondly, I have a real love for surreal, absurdist or just plain childishly silly, but intelligent humour – amongst my comic heroes are Monty Python, The Goodies, Father Ted, the IT Crowd, Mighty Boosh, This is Jinsy, Mitchell and Web, Count Arthur Strong, The Fast Show, Spaced & Simon Pegg Cornetto Film Trilogy – all of whom share an often off-kilter, ludicrously daft but subtly clever slant which tickles my sense of humour in particular. I’m also very inspired through my familiarity the parody writing of my musical hero, Neil Innes, the singer/songwriter, of Monty Python Fame, The Rutles, (Beatles Parody), The BBC series The Innes Book of Records – and Raggy Dolls theme music! – he uses the farcical nature of life and politics in his fantastic song repertoire and I see him as my muse in many respects.”




Below you’ll find some of her best, along with one lampooning Angela Eagle by her partner James Murray, and a couple of bonus posters discovered on Facebook. With the Brexit fiasco being such comedy gold, we’re sure they’ll be plenty more to come.

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11 perfect new jobs for Nigel Farage as suggested by Twitter

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Nigel Farage has resigned as leader of UKIP… again. Last time it was when he got trounced in the 2015 general election, failing to win a seat in parliament for a record 7th time. This year it’s after his huge mouth, and even larger lies, helped contribute to the greatest example of collective self-harm in British history, Brexit. Needless to say, the UK has been broken by the news and in an effort to soothe Farage’s woes Twitter has been suggesting new jobs for him, (despite the fact he’ll still be “earning” 78 thousand a year as an EU MEP). These are 11 of the best.

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