With dry wit, the British comedian looks back at the most notable events of 2015, including mass shootings in the United States and beyond, media reactions toward Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's election, and the ominous rise of Donald Trump.
The feminist, socialist, hilarious writer, who also goes by the name Penny Red, has this smart and comic reading of the "Fifty Shades" brouhaha.
"Fifty Shades of Grey" is part of a corporate capitalist onslaught that has seen women dehumanized, men desensitized, children damaged and violence and exploitation glorified.
The notoriously horrible yet best-selling book is infinitely more entertaining when read by Nell McCafferty.
Women who read "Fifty Shades of Grey" are more likely to have abusive partners and eating disorders, academics concerned with the blockbuster novel's wide appeal report.
A look at the day's political happenings, including a CEO who claims he fired employees because of Obama's victory, and Ted Nugent, who has a meltdown over the election on Twitter.
Romney's campaign is benefiting from racism among voters; Catalonia's cry for independence is inspiring violent threats from Spanish institutions; meanwhile, "Fifty Shades of Grey's" immense popularity reflects the modern sexual condition. These discoveries and more after the jump.