El Estoque

Captured giggles

Senior Triya Roy explains the funniest photo she has on her camera roll.
Asking MVHS students about their funniest photo and what makes them laugh
March 13, 2020
Asking MVHS students about their funniest photo and what makes them laugh

What’s MVHS laughing at

What's MVHS laughing at
Exploring the various sources of humor at MVHS
March 13, 2020
Exploring the various sources of humor at MVHS

The dark side of funny

The dark side of funny
October 24, 2018
Perspectives on the appropriateness of dark humor

Self-deprecating humor

Self-deprecating humor
The stigma surrounding jokes about racial backgrounds
October 24, 2018

A witty comment or two to entertain a bored audience, to relieve an awkward silence or to have a shield to bounce back on after an embarrassing moment. Humor is the natural human response to something...

Michelle Wolf hunts down the white house at the Correspondents Dinner

Michelle Wolf hunts down the white house at the Correspondents Dinner
Poking fun at politicians may be poking holes in our democracy
May 16, 2018

While I love the White House Correspondents Dinner for its celebration of young journalists and the First Amendment, I can’t help but look forward to the yearly roast of Washington’s A-list as well....

Made of Memes

Made of Memes
April 17, 2017

Additional reporting by ZaZu Lippert and Avni Prasad. f you're reading this, memes are dead. Because we, as a news organization, are doing the inexcusable: we are writing a news story on them. And according...

Gore, guts and LOLs

Gore, guts and LOLs
October 14, 2009

Girls like a sense of humor, not a zombie dripping blood. Someone let the boys in on this.   Asked to outline the ideal man, Venusians have always put a sense of humor at the top of the list...

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