Typecast Mockery

Traditionally taboo stereotypes become a lighthearted but edgy source of humor
Implications - Today’s humor is truly uninhibited, with traditionally unacceptable subject matter, such as stereotypes, becoming the basis of jokes. At times shocking, stereotype mockery can signify the comfortable self-ownership of a consumer, who might consider themselves a member of the sub-group at which they laugh. As casual attitudes and decreased sensitivity continue to grow, so too does the amount of risk a marketer or brand can take in capturing consumer attention.
SCORE: 5.4
Hot Top 6 Examples: 163,782 Total Clicks May 10 - Mar 11
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Social Media Archetype Parodies - 'How to Suck at Facebook' is a Hilariously Spot-On Spoof
SCORE: 6.9
Viral 40,130 Clicks Pub: Mar 13, 11
Social Media Archetype Parodies
'How to Suck at Facebook' is a Hilariously Spot-On Spoof
The folks at TheOatmeal.com are no strangers to hilarious pop culture parodies and satire, but even they have outdone themselves with this hilariously acerbic and spot-on send-up of Facebook's most familiar… [More]
iPhone User Infographics - The '7 Types of iPhone Users' Celebrates the launch of Verizon iPhones
SCORE: 7
Viral 79,600 Clicks Pub: Feb 10, 11
iPhone User Infographics
The '7 Types of iPhone Users' Celebrates the launch of Verizon iPhones
If you are, or know someone who is an iPhone user, then chances are you will get a good laugh out of this '7 Types of iPhone Users' made by the folks at AllAreaCodes.com in order to herald the launch of… [More]
Personified Website Stereotypes - The Social Media Class of 2011 is the Web's Pop Culture Prequel
SCORE: 6.1
V. Hot 25,905 Clicks Pub: Feb 11, 11
Personified Website Stereotypes
The Social Media Class of 2011 is the Web's Pop Culture Prequel
There are many who struggle to define social networking, but few examples come cross as funny as the Social Media Class of 2011 by Flowtown. Categorizing some of the most popular user interactive websites… [More]
Funny Feline Stereotypes - Total Cat Move is a Hilarious Blog for Cat Lovers
SCORE: 4.6
V. Hot 8,613 Clicks Pub: Feb 23, 11
Funny Feline Stereotypes
Total Cat Move is a Hilarious Blog for Cat Lovers
Total Cat Move playfully parodies felines from pop culture, classic literature, Internet memes, and just about anything else you can imagine. TCM satirizes all cat stereotypes from hating dogs to crazy… [More]
Juvenile Hairstyle Rules - 'Who Can Wear Pigtails?' Chart Makes it Obvious Who Can't
SCORE: 4
Warm 4,433 Clicks Pub: May 28, 10
Juvenile Hairstyle Rules
'Who Can Wear Pigtails?' Chart Makes it Obvious Who Can't
Part of the Seventeen Magazine Project, the 'Who Can Wear Pigtails?' Chart is a funny set of images that points out celebs who should avoid the ubiquitous little-girl hairstyle. The hilarious Jamie Keiles… [More]
Dorky Illustration Tees - 'Know Your Nerds' Tee by Riccardo Bucchioni Charts Out All the Geeks
SCORE: 3.8
Warm 5,101 Clicks Pub: Oct 26, 10
Dorky Illustration Tees
'Know Your Nerds' Tee by Riccardo Bucchioni Charts Out All the Geeks
The 'Know Your Nerds' tee by Riccardo Bucchioni is a nerdtastic piece of clothing that is educational too! With cute illustrations, this t-shirt keeps you up-to-date, teaching you all about the different… [More]
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