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The Onion Might Be Up For Sale, Too 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 …

Facebook Is Reminding Idiots That The Onion Is Satire 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 …

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. …

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

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 …

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. …

Yahoo Comedy Channel Gets New Onion Show 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 …

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

Louisiana Congressman Believes & Reposts Onion Article Louisiana Congressman Believes & Reposts Onion Article
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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 …

Rumor Puts The Onion In Acquisition Talks

The operation known as "America’s Finest News Source" might soon belong to the highest bidder.  A fresh report indicates that The Onion, which has been churning out satirical articles since 1988, could be up for sale.

Ryan Tate wrote, "A tipster says word out of the publication is that it’s in negotiations to sell to a large media company.  It’s not clear how far apart the two sides are; we’re not assuming any deal is imminent."

Yahoo Eats Up Attention From The Onion

It could be an act of misdirection – “here, watch the funny man while we fire you one by one!” – but things nonetheless took a lighthearted turn at Yahoo when Peter Koechley, Managing Editor of The Onion, came to visit.

MySpace, The Onion Partner
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Social networking site MySpace and satirical publication The Onion have formed a partnership.