Humour is useful for diversifying political perspectives in the short-term, but it's long-term value appears more uncertain.
Although the mass extinction that marked the end of the reign of the dinosaurs is iconic, there's another mass extinction that was so catastrophic it took 10 million years for the Earth to recover. What else could be so catastrophic? Perhaps climate change.
With a new semester beginning and the festivities of the holidays behind us, oftentimes all we want to do is crawl back in bed and hide until …