Our society has prophets, but they look a bit different from Isaiah or Amos. They are comedians. I say this because in order to be a great comedian, you have to see yourself and the world around you clearly, as it is, and also experience the pain of the world not being what it should be. Then, you articulate that pain in such a way that it can be heard. Humor gets past defenses, and allows someone to say things that they could never say in another context.
Rather than make a long, drawn-out argument, I think I’ll just provide examples below. If you want to see what I think of as the role of the prophet, here it is. Warning: comedians use naughty words.
Stephen Colbert (a blog post that agrees with my thesis)
And some classics from the prophets of the past: