List of satirists and satires

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This is an incomplete list of writers, cartoonists and others known for involvement in satire – humorous social criticism. They are grouped by era and listed by year of birth. Included is a list of modern satires.

Early satirical authorsEdit

Medieval, early modern and 18th-century satiristsEdit

Modern satirists (born 1800–1900)Edit

Modern satirists (born 1900–1930)Edit

Contemporary satirists (born 1930–1960)Edit

Contemporary satirists (born 1960–present)Edit

In alphabetical order (many birth dates not known):

Notable satires in contemporary popular cultureEdit

In modern culture, much satire is often the work of several individuals collectively, as in magazines and television. Hence the following list.


Television and radioEdit



Video gamesEdit


See alsoEdit


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  4. ^ "Top 10 things you never knew about Grand Theft Auto (because you're not brainy enough)". Tech Digest. December 5, 2006. Retrieved 2012-11-16.
  5. ^ McInnis, Shaun (2008-04-28). "Crash Bandicoot: Mind Over Mutant First Look". GameSpot. Archived from the original on 2008-12-08. Retrieved 2008-04-29. Radical Entertainment reps gave us a description of what to expect from the game's plot, and they were sure to point out their goal of using some social satire you wouldn't expect out of a platforming game. Essentially, Cortex has masterminded the creation of a trendy gizmo that everyone simply has to own (think of the iPod). We're told this theme of consumerism is a frequent source of humor in the game's plot, including jokes about SUVs and the skyrocketing price of gas.