No sense of humor.
No sense of humor.
Many are calling the The Onion misogynist and racist for the way the publication chooses to write about women of color.
“No person should be subjected to such a senseless, humorless comment masquerading as satire.”
The Onion’s Twitter feed called 9-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis the “c” word. The backlash was swift and harsh. Warning: The offending tweet is within this post.
Funny Or Die and The Onion take on the actress’s Golden Globes acceptance speech.
Sometimes it takes a satire site to properly address a horrifying crisis. Definitely read the whole thing for some cathartic chuckles.
Sometimes the truth is stranger than fiction, and 2012 was definitely a strange year…
Only true ’90s kids will get this.
If you’ve ever wanted to learn about stuff that exists in the world, then look no further, because The Onion has just published THE book for you. As these helpful entries demonstrate, this is literally the only book you’ll ever need.
In the first offering from their new TED Talks satire, the Onion nails pretty much every element of the thought leader experience. “Imagine,” says Onion Talker, “what other ground-breaking ideas could I be thinking of?”
“My father was my father,” says Beau.
But it is spicy.
The Onion is taking on the important questions, like “What is the Biggest Rock?”
“We don’t negotiate with Predators.” Coming September, 2013.
I mean, it doesn’t seem all that different than Bachelor Pad to me!
Sorry, but I expected better. I bet you guys could write funnier ones in the comments.
Dan Savage, of Savage Love fame, has a show on MTV now. We’re saved!
A sad day for lovers of Joe Biden, satire.
Once again, America’s Finest News Source makes a joke the rest of the media was too afraid to make for themselves.
Celebrity chef Ted Allen prepares a fussy-ass dish from his new cookbook, Pretentious Foodie Bullshit. Look, I know this is over a month old, but it’s one of the funniest things I’ve ever seen. It deserves to be reposted.
Satirical news publication The Onion broke the news on Twitter about an hour ago of a hostage situation involving Congress, but the story is not true and a number of Twitter users are saying it’s not funny.
Yikes. This wasn’t funny. The Onion tweeted about a “fake” attack on the Capitol today. If that wasn’t bad enough, yesterday, the FBI arrested a 26-year-old physics graduate from Massachusetts for plotting attacks on the Pentagon and the Capitol. The satirical article that spawned the tweets can be read here. View List ›
This headline is not a joke. Writers for ‘Onion News Network’ are threatening to go on strike over compensation and benefit disputes. The Writer’s Guild Of America and The Onion are currently in negotiations, but as of now, no agreement has been reached. Read the letter the WGA sent to all of its members who have Onion connections here. (via thecomicscomic.com) Read More ›
The Onion, tired of being treated as a second-class news source by the Pulitzer Board, has initiated a petition to be rewarded the prize this year. They’re looking for 200,000,000 signatures. You can support them by checking out the “Americans for Fairness in Awarding Journalism Prizes” Tumblr, following @AFAJP on Twitter, signing the petition, or making a video voicing your support, as many others (like Tom Hanks and Arianna Huffington) have already done. View List ›
A Tumblr devoted to the people on Facebook who have no idea that The Onion is satire. The idea for Literally Unbelievable came about after a shocking number of Facebookies (“Facebookers”?) were duped by the Onion article, Planned Parenthood Opens $8 Billion Abortionplex. Here now is but a sampling of those who shouldn’t stand up, as they might concuss themselves as it goes over their heads. View List ›
The Onion shares tips for getting the attention of that cute guy who’s thrusting his erection inside of you. View Media ›
First Japan, now this?! Dear God. Watch Video ›
From The Onion’s awesome new show Sportsdome on Comedy Central. The deadpan send up of ESPN’s “SportsCenter” is simply outstanding. Check the clip and watch out for the snakes. View Media ›