Posts tagged "the onion"

What Are You Really Running From?

I have to admit that I’m somewhat of a runner myself, so maybe I’m not supposed to find this video funny, but this Onion ad for a fake fitness tracker…

Claire Hannum | August 13, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Coming Soon: Clickhole, The Onion’s Buzzfeed/Upworthy Parody Website

Get ready to bookmark! Yesterday, in a presentation to advertisers, The Onion’s “Jim Haggerty” (an Onion News Network host played by Brad Holbrook) announced that the company was launching a new site…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 30, 2014 - 12:30 pm

The Onion Makes Weird Domestic Violence Joke About Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel

Fake news site The Onion posted a weird story today about Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel about JT threatening his wife that no one would ever believe her if she…

Jessica Wakeman | October 30, 2013 - 3:30 pm

We’re Done, The Onion: Humor Site Posts Story About Incest Between Girl & Her Stepfather

It’s over, The Onion: a piece that went up today called “Adolescent Girl Reaching Age Where She Starts Exploring Stepfather’s Body” is a grenade-launch distance past the “too far” line.

Jessica Wakeman | August 20, 2013 - 1:08 pm

Some Feminists Are Upset About The Onion’s Piece On Chris Brown Beating Rihanna To Death

Yesterday, we, and many, many others, breathed a sigh of relief when Chris Brown told a radio station that he and Rihanna had once again broken up. (They’re both too…

Jessica Wakeman | May 7, 2013 - 6:20 pm

The Onion Parodied CNN’s Steubenville Coverage — Two Years Ago!

CNN’s coverage of Sunday’s Steubenville rape trial verdict was so offensive and abhorrant that it would be worthy of being parodied by comedy news website The Onion — except The…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 18, 2013 - 9:20 am

The Onion Offers Classy, Humble Apology For Crappy Quvenzhane Wallis Tweet

The Onion has posted a sincere, to-the-point apology for their tweet about Quvenzhane Wallis posted during last night’s Oscars. Props to them for owning up to it and not only…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 25, 2013 - 11:50 am

The Onion Crosses The Line With Joke About 9-Year-Old Oscar Nominee Quvenzhane Wallis — But So Did Host Seth MacFarlane [UPDATED]

UPDATE: The Onion has posted an apology on their Facebook page. Read it here.

Last night’s Oscars draggggggged on and on, but if you managed to stay up for the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 25, 2013 - 8:40 am

I Wish “Sex House” Were A Real Show

Oh how I wish the Onion’s spoof reality TV series “Sex House” were real. I would totally watch it. It’s like “Real World” meets “Bachelor Pad” meets “Jersey Shore.” Onion…

Ami Angelowicz | July 15, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Meet New Pop Sensation K’ronikka

I really wish pop sensation K’ronikka and her Damn Gurrrl tour were real. I would die to see the “latest and most horrid talent bereft pop monstrosity the music industry…

Ami Angelowicz | December 21, 2011 - 12:20 pm

How To Get A Guy’s Attention During Sex (NSFW)

The Onion’s sex guru, Rebeccah Rachel, delivers some amazing tips about how to keep a guy’s attention while he’s thrusting his erection at you. The accessory wall is a…

Ami Angelowicz | April 13, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Because That’s What Ladies Be Talking About

The Onion magazine satire of “10 Most Powerful Women” articles might be a joke, but frankly this cover speaks for many profiles about Hillary Clinton or Condoleezza Rice. The article…

Jessica Wakeman | December 17, 2010 - 1:44 pm

Don’t Hide Your Fat, Thrust It!

No more diets or exercise! The Onion has come up with a way to combat unwanted body fat. You can just adjust your blubber into a more appealing shape.

Ami Angelowicz | September 8, 2010 - 3:50 pm

What’s So Funny About Gwyneth Paltrow Getting Punched In The Face?

I have a sense of humor. I really do. I even defended evil, bad, un-feminist Tina Fey when she hosted “Saturday Night Live” recently. But, sorry Onion News…

Jessica Wakeman | April 21, 2010 - 1:10 pm

New (Fake) Law Would Ban Marriages Between People Who Don’t Love Each Other

You know what has never made sense to me? That gay people who love each other can’t get married, but two straight people who detest each other can. I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 16, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Onion Spoof: Law Makes Woman Name Baby, Paint Nursery Before Getting An Abortion

This Onion News Network spoof is amazing: a bunch of talking heads discuss a fake Arkansas law requiring a woman to pick a baby name and paint her nursery…

Jessica Wakeman | January 15, 2010 - 1:50 pm

Joe Biden Criticized For Overtly Sexual Hennessy Ads, Kinda

It truly hurts how painfully awesome The Onion continues to be, and their spoof videos are even better than their articles since they require the reporters to keep a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 14, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Last-Minute Halloween Task! Find A Masculine Costume For Your Effeminate Son

We were so focused on the crappy Cyrus parents who let their 9-year-old daughter out of the house dressed like a sexy witch in dominatrix boots, we forgot about…

Jessica Wakeman | October 30, 2009 - 7:15 pm

Get REALLY Skinny For Bikini Season!

Thank goodness for The Onion. I was really tearing my hair out about how to lose the extra 50 lbs I’m carrying around my mid-section before putting on…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 29, 2008 - 10:00 am

The Orgy & The Onion

Every guy dreams of having a threesome with two women. While we would argue one is too much for some men to satisfy, two seems ambitious for anyone. That said,…

Simcha | May 5, 2008 - 6:30 pm