2022 Reviews: Best Humor Writing In The New Yorker

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The New Yorker – The Most Popular Shouts of 2022 (December 6, 2022):- A collection of our most widely read humor pieces of the year.

Symptoms of the New Variant May Include

By Ethan Kuperberg

  • Tiredness (due to thinking about covid-19)
  • Anxiety (about catching covid-19)
  • Exhaustion (from panicking about covid-19)
  • Foot asleep

I’m the Person ‘Your Song’ by Elton John Was Written for, and I Would Like a Real Gift Instead

By Tom Smyth

Now, I understand that their gift is their song, but that wasn’t really what I had expected as a housewarming present when I invited Elton John and Bernie Taupin to a party at my new home, especially after I specifically asked them to bring ice.


Your Personality, Explained by Your Annoying Household Habits

By Nicole Rose Whitaker

“Mopping” with Your Foot and a Clorox Wipe

You’re a visionary who lives by the maxim “There’s got to be a better way.” And that way is yours.


The Average Contestant on British Baking Shows vs. the Average Contestant on American Cooking Shows

By Rebecca Turkewitz

British: Ian’s become known for his ruddy cheeks and big smile, and for always having a carpenter’s pencil tucked jauntily behind one ear.

American: Sarah’s signature look is the thirteen nicotine patches she wears to manage the stress of competition.


A Few Math Problems for Mothers

By Kate Tellers

Felix had an accident during nap time and doesn’t have a spare pair of pants at school. If Felix’s father is listed as the primary point of contact on all documents, how many times does the school call his mother?

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