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American Newspeak by Wayne Grytting is “A satirical e-zine celebrating cutting edge advances in Orwell's Doublespeak.”  In other words, he tells us what he's read in the newspapers.

Brunching Shuttlecocks.  The name says it all.  It means “small rounded pieces of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers or plastic, used in badmitton, eating a meal between breakfast and lunch.”  Okay, maybe defining the name doesn’t help.  But it usually has very funny stuff, and sometimes social commentary thrown in.  For example, while describing a "massive multiplayer online roll-playing game," contributor Sj÷berg explained: “the world as a whole never changes because of anything you do. So in that way it's less like being a fantasy adventurer and more like being a social worker.”  Thanks to Jeff Burke for advertising this site.

Car Talk, the web site of Tom and Ray Magliozzi (aka “Click and Clack”), two auto mechanics who seem to spend most of their time talking on public radio and writing newspaper columns.

Words and Word Play

This one isn’t exactly humor, but it is great, and it is life (as a writer): Rejection Slips.

The Boondocks by Aaron McGruder web site.  All right site, great comic.

Online cartoon section of the New York Times has some good comics, but they aren’t all daily.

Ted Rall is a cartoonist with occasional brilliant social commentary.

Hilarious stuff that just sits there and isn’t updated

File not found!, a real “Error 404” page (provided by a perhaps manic-depressive web server).

The Last Page on the Internet.

Ruminations on College Life by Aaron Karo.