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  1. clickhole
    The Garbage Man SpeaksNearly five years later, the writer of one of ClickHole’s greatest hits reveals himself.
  2. obit
    Al Feldstein and the Furshlugginer Greatness of Mad MagazineAn assessment of Mad’s place in the culture, as the magazine goes off to its final Fold-in.
  3. satire
    That Long-Promised Elon Musk Comedy Site Is Finally Live. So How Is It?Remember when Elon Musk teamed up with some Onion writers to launch a new comedy project? Well, it’s here.
  4. Absolutely Beautiful: Former ClickHole Contributors Reveal ThemselvesA rare peek behind the ClickHole curtain.
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    The Onion Declares War on Mark Zuckerberg and FacebookNow this is the good stuff.
  6. Inside The Onion, ClickHole, and The A.V. Club’s Vote to Unionize“The more publications we can get unionized right now, the better off the whole industry is going to be.”
  7. Elon Musk vs. ‘The Onion’Earlier this week, The Daily Beast reported that longtime Onion fan Elon Musk backed out of buying the website in 2014 and recently poached […]
  8. Elon Musk Has Hired Several Former ‘Onion’ Writers for a Mysterious New […]Elon Musk is getting into the comedy game with a mysterious new venture. The Daily Beast is reporting that Musk hired former Onion […]
  9. ‘The Onion’ to Celebrate Its 30th Anniversary with a Festival Featuring […]The Onion is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a big comedy and arts festival this year. Set to take place in various Chicago venues from […]
  10. ‘The Onion’s ‘A Very Fatal Murder’ Is a Sly, Pitch-Perfect Parody of Crime […]Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Crime podcasts like Serial are […]
  11. The Onion’s New Podcast Is a Loony True-Crime ParodyA Very Fatal Murder is no American Vandal, but it’s genuinely entertaining.
  12. ‘PatriotHole’: How the Fake News Makes Fun of Fake NewsDoug Baxter is close to figuring out what the Clinton Foundation is really up to. He’s still connecting the dots, but so far it seems that the […]
  13. ‘The Onion’ Just Released Hundreds of “Classified Documents” from the […]The Trump pee tape might not be out there yet, but if you’re hoping for some bombshell Trump document leaks in the near future, The Onion just […]
  14. ‘The Onion’ Will Provide Live Commentary of Trump’s Address to Congress on […]Donald Trump makes his first presidential address to Congress tomorrow night, and The Onion will be going live on Fusion to cover it. Fusion […]
  15. ‘The Onion’ Signs a Three-Movie Development Deal with LionsgateThe Onion is headed to the big screen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, The Onion has signed a deal with Lionsgate to develop three films […]
  16. ‘The Onion Presents: The Iconic Images of Election 2016’ Airs on Fusion […]Fusion and The Onion have teamed up for their first television special. The network announced today that The Onion Presents: The Iconic Images […]
  17. Check Out ‘The Onion’s New Web Series, ‘Sportology’The Onion has just unveiled its newest web series, a four-part look at the world of athletics called Sportology. Here’s the synopsis:The […]
  18. ‘The Onion’ Will Broadcast Live RNC Coverage Online This WeekBetween The Daily Show, The Late Show, Full Frontal, and Late Night, there’s already tons of special convention coverage in store for the next […]
  19. ‘The Onion’s Celebrity Gossip Parody Site ‘StarWipe’ Shuts Down TodayThe Onion’s newest parody site says goodbye today. According to editor Sean O’Neal, StarWipe – which launched back in September – will be no […]
  20. An Excerpt from ‘Trump’s America: The Complete Loser’s Guide,’ by Scott […]Here’s a really, really classy taste of Trump’s America: The Complete Loser’s Guide, the new book by Scott Dikkers, founder of The Onion. You […]
  21. ‘The Onion’s Celebrity Gossip Site ‘StarWipe’ Launches TodayMove over, ClickHole and EDGEtv, because The Onion just added a brand new website. Called StarWipe, the site is a parody of trashy celebrity […]
  22. ‘The Onion’s ‘EDGE’ Explores a Big Mysterious Hole in the GroundHere’s the second episode of The Onion’s VICE parody series EDGE featuring correspondent Nic Moss, who is sent to a “big hole in the ground” at […]
  23. Here’s the First Episode of ‘The Onion’s ‘VICE’ Parody Series ‘EDGE’ The Onion is back with a brand new web series this week called EDGE, which takes on VICE by being the lone brave news outlet willing to […]
  24. ‘The Onion’ Has a ‘VICE’ Parody in the Works Called ‘EDGE’The Onion has a new web series in the works with VICE’s HBO series as their target. According to THR, The Onion is set to debut a new VICE […]
  25. Go Inside a Typical Day at the Office with the ‘ClickHole’ WritersIt’s been a year since The Onion launched its new Buzzfeed parody website ClickHole, and to mark its one-year anniversary, Slate visited the […]
  26. Cracking the Comedy Code with ‘Onion’ Founding Editor Scott DikkersAfter Scott Dikkers added me on Skype for our interview, a notification came up that it was his birthday. Considering I was interviewing him on […]
  27. ‘The A.V. Club’ Announces the Second Annual 26th Annual Comedy FestivalFor the second year in a row, The Onion and The A.V. Club are teaming up for the “26th Annual Comedy Festival” in Chicago, and today they […]
  28. ‘The Onion’ Responds to the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ Terrorist AttackThe Onion has responded to today’s tragic terrorist attack at the offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo with a new article titled […]
  29. Former ‘Onion’ Editor on the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ Attack: ‘We Cannot Police Our […]“They cannot kill everyone who disagrees with them. There are not enough bullets in the world for that. The most responsible thing we can do is […]
  30. No Joke, ‘BuzzFeed’ Just Hired ‘Clickhole’ Editor Daniel KibblesmithToday’s most bizarre news item comes courtesy of Poynter, and it reads like an Onion headline: An editor from The Onion’s BuzzFeed/Upworthy […]
  31. ‘The Onion,’ ‘The A.V. Club,’ and ‘Clickhole’ Are Prepping for a SaleFunny or Die isn’t the only comedy site considering a big sale this week. Bloomberg reports today that Onion Inc. – owner of pop culture and […]
  32. Facebook Is Testing a ‘Satire’ Tag So Dumb People Will Stop Getting Fooled […]Within the past few weeks, Facebook has been rolling out a new feature that tags links from The Onion with a “[Satire]” warning, effectively […]
  33. ‘The Onion’ Debuts a Vulgar New Web Series Parodying ‘The NY Times’ […] Today, The Onion launched a new web series called Who’s Fucking?, a parody of The New York Times’s wedding announcement column, “Vows,” in […]
  34. Inside ‘The Onion’s New Click-Bait Parody, ClickHole.comClickHole.com, The Onion’s new standalone site, debuts today. It’s an exciting project months in the making, managed by ClickHole […]
  35. ‘The Onion’ to Parody Buzzfeed and Upworthy with New Site Clickhole.comBuzzfeed and Upworthy are about to be the butt of a bunch of gags by The Onion. According to an announcement made by Onion News Network host […]
  36. The Onion and The A.V. Club Are Planning ‘The 1st Annual 26th Annual […]After running for five years, the festival Just For Laughs Chicago is taking 2014 off, but The Onion and The A.V. Club are swooping in with […]
  37. Talking to ‘The Onion’s New Editor, Cole BoltonIt’s a story as old as time itself: man dislikes his job, decides to pursue a career in comedy, sends a bunch of unsolicited work into The […]
  38. ‘The Onion’ Reports on the Death of Beloved ‘SNL’ Character ‘Seth Meyers’ Here’s a sponsored video The Onion made for Late Night with Seth Meyers, in which they cover the recent SNL plot twist that killed off beloved […]
  39. ‘The Onion’s Film Critic Is Back with a Serious Complaint About ‘E.T.’ The Onion’s movie critic Peter K. Rosenthal has filed another review, this time eviscerating Steven Spielberg’s classic E.T. for not […]
  40. Here’s an Infomercial for a Fake College Written by Ex-’Onion’ Writers […] Adult Swim has been quietly airing this fake infomercial for “For-Profit Online University” all this week at 4am. FPOU is a one-off special […]
  41. People Think ‘The Onion’s Report on NYPD’s Stop and Kiss Program Is […] An Onion video released Tuesday about a fake NYPD “stop-and-kiss” policy, “which allows officers to kiss anyone who they think looks […]
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    Video: Watch The Onion’s Review of Catching FireThey have a point.
  43. Satire Is Hard: Why Most ‘Onion’ Ripoffs Don’t WorkWorking as an editor for my college’s satirical newspaper, I learned one unassailable fact: we would never be as funny as The Onion. As proud […]
  44. ‘The Onion’ Is Ending Its Print Publication EntirelyThe Onion will stop publishing its last few print publications this December. Crain’s Chicago Business reports that the newspaper version of […]
  45. ‘The Onion’ Has a Great Piece Mocking Billboards for ‘Seinfeld’ RerunsIt’s strange that there are so many billboards for Seinfeld syndicated airings in big cities in 2013, and The Onion has a great article about […]
  46. ‘The Onion’ Turns 25 This WeekFake news juggernaut The Onion turned 25 yesterday. It was 1988 when two college students started the publication as a print newspaper. Now, […]
  47. ‘The Onion’ Nails ‘The Internship,’ ‘The Biggest Comedy of 2005’ Here’s a spot-on video from The Onion about this weekend’s Vince Vaughn/Owen Wilson tech industry buddy comedy The Internship, which despite […]
  48. The Onion: ‘You Haven’t Seen ‘Frances Ha’ Until You’ve Seen It In IMAX’“Movies like Frances Ha are why IMAX was invented in the first place.” -A piece from The Onion , in which filmmaker Noah Baumbach makes a plea […]
  49. ‘The Onion’ Covers a Web Series Reaching the Unprecedented 100 Views Mark Here’s a new video from The Onion about a couple of friends whose web series has the rare distinction of having 100 people watch it – the […]
  50. The Onion: Woman Thinks All Her Friends Should Be Comedians The Onion put out this video yesterday, which really sticks it to that one annoying friend of a friend you have.
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