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Anyone Here Read "The Onion?"

Sun Feb 26, 2006 11:45 am

I do, and I think it is a hilarious publication. Anyone else here read it?
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RE: Anyone Here Read "The Onion?"

Sun Feb 26, 2006 11:47 am

hell yeah, its america's finest news source  Wink

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RE: Anyone Here Read "The Onion?"

Sun Feb 26, 2006 12:25 pm

I love The Onion. If you have iTunes they now have a podcast of quick news snippets.
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RE: Anyone Here Read "The Onion?"

Sun Feb 26, 2006 12:41 pm

It's where I get all of my up-to-date news.
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RE: Anyone Here Read "The Onion?"

Sun Feb 26, 2006 12:46 pm

The Onion is great. Here's one of my all-time favorites:
http://www.theonion.com/content/node/42590
 
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RE: Anyone Here Read "The Onion?"

Sun Feb 26, 2006 12:49 pm

Quoting FlyingColours (Reply 1):
its america's finest news source

whatever dude, Fox News Live takes the cake on this one!!!

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RE: Anyone Here Read "The Onion?"

Sun Feb 26, 2006 12:51 pm

Quoting FXramper (Reply 5):
Quoting FlyingColours (Reply 1):
its america's finest news source

whatever dude, Fox News Live takes the cake on this one!!!

Personally, there are times when I find them equally hilarious.  Wink
 
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RE: Anyone Here Read "The Onion?"

Sun Feb 26, 2006 3:05 pm

I have been a fan of the Onion for many years. My favorite moment was when they ran a story about Congress threatening to leave D.C. unless they got a new capital. China Daily caught it, believed it, and ran it on their front page complete with graphics....That was classic!
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RE: Anyone Here Read "The Onion?"

Mon Feb 27, 2006 12:41 am

Dutifully, every Wednesday. I always make a point to click on the AV Club link and read Savage Love too.
 
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RE: Anyone Here Read "The Onion?"

Mon Feb 27, 2006 1:40 am

Quoting MBMBOS (Reply 8):
Dutifully, every Wednesday. I always make a point to click on the AV Club link and read Savage Love too.

Savage Love is one of the first things I flip to when my onion arrives. When I read it, I know I can take comfort in the fact that there are people out there far more twisted than I...
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RE: Anyone Here Read "The Onion?"

Mon Feb 27, 2006 5:38 am

ALL THE TIME! It's America's best source for news!

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RE: Anyone Here Read "The Onion?"

Mon Feb 27, 2006 7:05 am

I like The Onion, but I often find that the headlines are better than the stories.  Wink
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RE: Anyone Here Read "The Onion?"

Mon Feb 27, 2006 7:14 am

Dont read it but they send me pissing emails everyday! Grrrrrrrr

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RE: Anyone Here Read "The Onion?"

Tue Feb 28, 2006 2:14 am

Love The Onion!

Used to get it in print before it was even on the web.

I think a lot of the writing is terribly formulaic now, and not as gut busting funny, but it still has a great readability to it.
 
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RE: Anyone Here Read "The Onion?"

Tue Feb 28, 2006 3:13 am

It's what The National Lampoon SHOULD have become!
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RE: Anyone Here Read "The Onion?"

Tue Feb 28, 2006 4:24 am

I love it as well...its far and away the most popular publication here in Boulder...you can find racks of it in pretty much every building on campus here and they are pretty much all gone the day new ones are released...

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RE: Anyone Here Read "The Onion?"

Tue Feb 28, 2006 6:03 am

Defenitely a knowing, absurb, adult comedy view. One of the best articles I think they ever did was in the issue that came out after 9.11.01 and it depicted the terrorist all dead and in the lowest rings of hell. The descriptions seemed to be taken out of Dante's Inferno and other sources and it had them NOT getting the virgins they were promised, getting constantly touched with hot flames, and so on...just like all of who saw 9/11 would wish for them.  devil 

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