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WATCH LIVE: The Onion Reveals Democracy at Work by Placing a Camera Inside a Voting Booth

WATCH LIVE: The Onion Reveals Democracy at Work by Placing a Camera Inside a Voting Booth

By | November 8, 2016 at 4:42 pm | No comments

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The Onion offers live Election Day coverage, launches Facebook Live feature

The Onion offers live Election Day coverage, launches Facebook Live feature

By | November 7, 2016 at 1:18 pm | No comments

You, guys. We just got what will likely be the most important piece of information this Election Day season. Check out The Onion's announcement below: As the nation casts its votes tomorrow on a historic Election Day, billions of Americans will turn to The Onion, their only...

Posted in: Comedy Briefs, News

Comedy saved me at my lowest point: Project UROK founder Jenny Jaffe helps teens deal with depression, suicidal thoughts

Comedy saved me at my lowest point: Project UROK founder Jenny Jaffe helps teens deal with depression, suicidal thoughts

By | May 6, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 4 comments

Comedian Jenny Jaffe’s childhood was anything but comical. During her high school years, she was diagnosed with a multitude of mental illnesses, which included her having extreme anxiety, OCD and suicidal thoughts. “It wasn’t something I talked to really anybody in my...

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The Onion review of Hunger Games: Catching Fire is the only one you need (Video)

The Onion review of Hunger Games: Catching Fire is the only one you need (Video)

By | November 22, 2013 at 2:53 pm | No comments

Far too often, the mainstream entertainment press spends more time on coming up with horrible punny headlines for their movie reviews and not enough time critiquing the actual film. The Onion, however, does it right. In their new video review of the second installment of the...

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The Onion reports on comedian who holds audience hostage with terrible jokes (Video)

The Onion reports on comedian who holds audience hostage with terrible jokes (Video)

By | October 4, 2013 at 2:08 pm | No comments

When stand-up comedy is great, it could transcend space and time; you don't want it to end and you're thinking and laughing in ways you never have before. But when it's bad and that social contract that keeps us in our seats prevents from just walking, you can start to feel like...

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In response to The Onion’s apology to Quvenzhané Wallis, former Onion staffers mock apologize

In response to The Onion’s apology to Quvenzhané Wallis, former Onion staffers mock apologize

By | February 25, 2013 at 10:59 pm | 4 comments

Earlier today The Onion's CEO Steve Hannah issued an apology for an Oscars-night tweet from the satirical newspaper's official Twitter feed, wherein 9-year-old actress Quvenzhané Wallis (nominated in the lead actress category for her work in Beasts of the Southern Wild) was...

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Should The Onion apologize for calling Quvenzhané Wallis a c*nt? (Update)

Should The Onion apologize for calling Quvenzhané Wallis a c*nt? (Update)

By | February 25, 2013 at 10:08 am | 20 comments

UPDATE: 2:10 pm EST -- The Onion has apologized. The full statement is below: On behalf of The Onion, I offer my personal apology to Quvenzhané Wallis and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the tweet that was circulated last night during the Oscars. It...

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Bears are having too much sex and Thing X is doing something about it (Video)

Bears are having too much sex and Thing X is doing something about it (Video)

By | October 9, 2012 at 4:59 pm | No comments

Over the weekend, we introduced you to Thing X. In short, it's something of nebulous nature on which former staffers from The Onion are working. You should go here and learn all about it-- unless you want to do things backwards. If that's the case, you should first peep this...

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Former staffers from The Onion form Thing X, and here’s what we know about it (Video)

Former staffers from The Onion form Thing X, and here’s what we know about it (Video)

By | October 6, 2012 at 12:58 am | 2 comments

You know how sometimes you watch something so bizarre and absurd that your only reaction is to laugh uncontrollably? Well, if you're like me, you'll do the same after peeping this just-released video promoting Thing X, or more specifically, ThingX.com, which is something created...

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