A sad day for lovers of Joe Biden, satire.
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 ›
Oprah’s biggest fans will be entombed alongside her in The Oprahmidion where they will bask in her wisdom for eternity. What a treat! View Media ›
According to a poll released Tuesday, nearly 20 percent of U.S. citizens now believe Barack Obama is a cactus, the most Americans to identify the president as a water- retaining desert plant since he took office.
See, the joke is that TIME is, in reality, meant for adults. But also they use a lot of bright colors, big pictures, large font sizes, and easy-to-read charts. Don’t worry, though, because print media is on its way out anyway. View Media ›
OAKLAND, CA—The headquarters of personalized online music provider Pandora remained in a state of chaos Thursday as frantic workers struggled to find a song that 32-year-old Boston subscriber Dave Lipton would enjoy.
Finding Jesus is like pulling the get out of jail free card in Monopoly.
With unemployment at its highest level in decades, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a report Tuesday suggesting the crisis is primarily the result of millions of Americans just completely blowing their job interviews.
Catdog! A woman in Georgia is claiming that after two days of intense labor, her cat has given birth to a puppy. Either science has taken a miraculous step forward or someone screwed up and this was meant to be the lead story on The Onion News Network. Watch Video ›
An old video from The Onion revealing a hyperbolic martial law bill was recently rediscovered by conservatives, and began to pop up on right-wing Facebook walls. Congratulations tea-baggers, you fell for a 3-year-old joke. View List ›
One of my Facebook friends is a Tea Partier who posts stupid shit all the time. This one takes the cake. View Image ›
“In what cultural anthropologists are calling a “colossal achievement” in the study of white-collar professionals, the popular radio show has successfully isolated all 7,442 known characteristics of college graduates who earn between $62,500 and $125,000 per year and feel strongly that something should be done about global warming.” (via Kottke)
Landscape painter Thomas Kinkade—known as the “Painter Of Light” because he trademarked that phrase for himself, and as a purveyor of patriotic and Christian-themed images that are meant to contain a “larger moral dimension”—has been busted for drunk driving.
If Glenn Beck, Howard Stern and Don Imus had a baby you’d have a very, very old baby and Joad Cressbeckler would be his name. Watch Video ›
“Ultimately to allay all suspicions of racism, Croft decided to shoot the president with a cross bow with a list of black historical figures taped to the arrow. But the FBI apprehended Croft while he was parked in a car outside the White House listening to Sly and the Family Stone.” (via Gotcha Media) View Media ›
Finally: suicide prevention tips on microwavable meals. Obamacare is already helping people! (Edith Zimmerman should really start doing some women’s health reports for the Onion. I smell a Pulitzer.) Watch Video ›
Copenhagen is supposed to be lovely this time of year. The rape is in full bloom. View Media ›