You Can’t Make This Stuff Up

Do we now live in the post-satire era? Phil and Stephen discuss whether the Onion can stay in business much longer. How do you write spoof headlines in a world that produces real ones like these? Check out these headlines:

Dozens of professional goats briefly took over a neighborhood in Boise

Costco’s free cheese samples spurred a physical fight between two men in their 70s

New study finds it’s harder to turn off a robot when it’s begging for its life

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Alex Jones’s Attorneys Argue That No Reasonable Person Would Believe What He Says

‘Bigfoot Erotica’ Becomes an Issue in Virginia Congressional Campaign

Pro gamer dumps ‘world’s sexiest weathergirl’ to focus on playing ‘Call of Duty’

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Phil Bowermaster is a nationally recognized author and speaker. He has more than 25 years experience writing about emerging technologies and the future. As co-host of the popular Internet radio series, The World Transformed, Phil has talked with leading scientists and technologists, best-selling authors, philosophers, filmmakers, artists, entrepreneurs and others who are shaping our understanding of the amazing era of transformation in which we live. Phil helps leaders and their organizations develop strategies for managing accelerating change. He shows how imagination, optimism, empathy, and humor can make all the difference in both understanding and making the most of the powerful currents of change we face.