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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘The Onion’

The Onion Might Be Up For Sale, Too

Popular comedy sites are putting themselves on the market left and right. Well, really just two – but they’re two important properties. Fresh off the news that Will Ferrell’s Funny or Die has hired a financial advisor to evaluate their options, it looks like The Onion has done the same. According to a report from Bloomberg, Onion Inc. (which owns …

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Facebook Is Reminding Idiots That The Onion Is Satire

Because people are generally idiots, Facebook has begun reminding people that articles from The Onion are indeed satirical, and should not be shared as serious articles replete with outrage, disgust, and general displeasure. I guess some Facebook engineer saw his friend Tiffany, once again outraged by the man that locked himself in a hot car to prove that babies and …

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Whysk Is Here to Redefine On-Demand Transportation

Clickhole, The Onion’s self-described “latest and greatest online social experience filled with the most clickable, irresistibly shareable content anywhere on the internet,” is fun. It really is. It’s a self-aware Buzzfeed. It’s a self-loathing Upworthy. It’s also a smart move. And dammit, this is funny. Clickhole presents, Whysk. It’s ready to challenge Uber and Lyft in the ridesharing field by …

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6 Ways The Onion’s Clickbait Parody Site Is Everything – What You Read Here May Change Your Life

Today, The Onion launched Clickhole, its self-described “latest and greatest online social experience filled with the most clickable, irresistibly shareable content anywhere on the internet.” And here’s why it’s absolutely everything. 1. It’s literally impossible to tell the difference between a Clickhole article and a BuzzFeed article: I mean literally, amirite? 2. It’s literally impossible to tell the difference between …

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The Samsung Apex Is Set to Blow the Competition Out of the Water

NSFW In consumer tech nowadays it’s all about one-upping the last guy – making a product that can do more, and do it better and faster. The Onion has a pretty great take on the innovation race – a new device that will blow everything else out of the water. That device is the Samsung Apex, a wearable computing device …

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The Onion Apologizes For Quvenzhané Wallis Tweet

[Warning: one possibly offensive word appears in this article] On Sunday night, while the movie industry was celebrating its biggest night, satirical publication The Onion started a Twitter-tantrum by posting a no-holds-barred tweet meant to shock docile red carpet watchers. The tweet involved nine-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis, who was up for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in …

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Yahoo Comedy Channel Gets New Onion Show

Yahoo Screen has launched a new show on the Yahoo Comedy channel: The Onion’s Extremely Accurate History Of The Internet. The show is produced by Yahoo Studios and (of course) The Onion. “The new this show is a comical satirical documentary that reveals the past of the world wide web,” a Yahoo spokesperson tells WebProNews. Here’s the official description: The …

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Kickstarter Panhandlers Are “Not As Bad As Child Molesters, But Close”

Crowdsourced funding site Kickstarter says that it is a way to “fund & follow creativity,” but the folks at The Onion have a different opinion of the site. To them, it’s all an internet scam that features beggars peddling a bunch of stuff nobody really needs. Harsh, I know. But you have to admit, for every interesting, well-thought-out, deserving project …

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Louisiana Congressman Believes & Reposts Onion Article

Congressman John Fleming (R-LA) posted an article on his Facebook page yesterday about Planned Parenthood. The article announced the grand opening of an $8 billion “Abortionplex’ in Topeka, Kansas, funded by Planned Parenthood. If all this sounds familiar, you probably have seen this story before. In The Onion. Apparently no one had told the gentleman from Louisiana that The Onion …

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