Dan Geddes

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Dan Geddes before standup performance, Amsterdam

Dan Geddes is the author of The Satirist: America’s Critical Book (Vol. 1) and the editor of the online journal The Satirist: America’s Most Critical Journal, an astonishing collection of satiresreviews, reviews of imaginary works, fictionessayspoems, and satirical news.

(Click here to browse Geddes’ 200+ articles for The Satirist).

In addition to satire, Geddes’ serious criticism in The Satirist online has been widely cited in books, high school and university courses, academic papers and journals, newspapers, and websites.

Geddes has also written several unpublished works, including a literary comic novel, a screenplay (romantic comedy), and a collection of travel stories.

He lives in Amsterdam.

You can contact him at dan [at] or on Twitter @dangeddes

Videos (lectures, Standup comedy, and interviews)

Lectures on Satire

Dan Geddes – “Satire in the Global Village” – Institute of General Semantics, Princeton Club, New York, October 4, 2015

Dan Geddes – “Satire as a Semantics Problem” – Institute of General Semantics, Princeton Club, New York, October 22, 2016

Standup Comedy

 Republicans Support Bombing Agrabah

A Robot Will Take Your Job

The Five Stages of NSA Surveillance Grief

Dan Geddes – Standup – Facebook Funeral


UN Country Club Show 1: Dan Geddes of

Dan Geddes’ Interview on Greg Shapiro’s The United States of Europe – 23 September 2014:

Brian White of – Interview with Dan Geddes of

Dan Geddes’ Interview on Amsterdam’s English Breakfast Radio show – 10 February 2014:

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