With nods to The Onion and The Beaverton, a new satirical site is taking a cheeky look at the funny side of science.
This month, Toronto-based comedian Lexa Graham launched DNAtured, which parodies trending scientific news topics. With headlines like New Climate Change Solution? Man Suggests Flipping Earth to Cold Side, Incredible!, These Military Engineers Created An Invisibility Cloak Made of Women Over 40 and Scientists in Solid Gold Lab Coats Assure Public “Everything Monsanto Is Doing Is Great, it looks like we’ve found our fave new comedy publication!
On Thursday, March 14 at Tranzac Club (292 Brunswick Ave), the site officially launches with a special show, Pi Day Comedy, featuring award-winning Canadian comedians, including D.J. Mausner (Baroness Von Sketch Show), performing science-based humour through stand-up, powerpoint presentations, and improvised interviews. Grab your tix here.