life imitates the onion

Overstock Is Starting A Streaming Service, Which The Onion Predicted Two Years Ago

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The Onion foretold Overstock.com's content streaming in a 2013 article. As a joke. Now it's real.

#Facebook

This New Facebook Feature Scans Your Profile To Pinpoint Exactly When Your Life Went Downhill

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A new Facebook feature lets you know exactly when your life was literally the best it is ever going to be.

THE ONION

The Onion’s Olympic Village Tour Is A Hilariously NSFW Athlete Hump Fest

You've gotta hand it to The Onion, when they go all in on the "Olympians do nothing but f*ck each other" concept, they seriously go all in.

VIDEOS

Brad’s Handsome Hunkmasters Dominate Lenovo + The Onion’s ‘Tough Season’

Coach Brad is having a much better fantasy football season than the majority of wannabee GMs.

THE ONION

Watch A Subway Employee Accept One Of The Onion’s Fantastic Fake September 11th Coupons

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The Onion published a fake September 11th Subway coupon. But the real Subway accepted it.

Troll Wars

The Onion’s Brilliant Trolling Of CNN Prompts A CNN Editor To Respond

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Satirical publication The Onion published a satirical article but attributed it to CNN.com's very real Meredith Artley. Read what she said in response.

THE ONION

The Onion’s Response To Getting Hacked By Syrian Electronic Army Was Wonderful, Dark

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The Onion's Twitter account was hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army, and their response was as funny as it was dark.

#Facebook

Your Facebook Friends, Still The Dumbest People On This Planet

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I’m sure there’s other sports stuff going on, like that one legendary basketball player who got hurt or that expensive baseball pitcher who was beat up, but I’m a simple kind of fella and I can’t help but stop and point when I see something that’s reaaaaaaaaally stupid.

THE ONION

Let’s Discuss The Onion’s Quvenzhané Wallis Tweet, Shall We?

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The Onion made a sarcastic joke about 9-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis acting like a c-word, which has people up in arms. But was it really all that shocking?

WACH

You Can Finally Major in ‘Social Media’, Confuse Your Grandparents At Family Gatherings

Newberry College in South Carolina will be offering one of the first majors in social media, but we'll always credit The Onion with teaching it best.

#.lol

Chinese Newspaper Congratulates Kim Jong-Un For Being Named The Onion’s Sexiest Man Alive

Someone please do me a solid and put the Abortionplex on China's radar.

THE ONION

The Onion Parodies A TED Talk Brilliantly: 'Why Does The Duck Say Quack?'

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I enjoy a good TED talk on YouTube every once in a while, but they can be pompous and nonsensical. Leave it to The Onion to illustrate this brilliantly.

#Twitter

Stephen A. Smith Gets Jokes, You Guys

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For some reason, Deadspin has targeted Stephen A.

Weather

The Onion Weather Center Dumbs It Down For The Deep South

The Onion Weather Center delivers a "very special" weather report for some "very special" viewers.

Weather

Bostonians Asked to Speak Like Normal Human Beings

The Onion Weather Center focuses on the Northeast, where flood-ridden Bostonians are urged to use actual words when asking relief workers for help.

THE ONION

Sadly, The Onion Nails It Again

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Yesterday the Onion ran a piece titled "Nation Celebrates Full Week Without Deadly Mass Shooting." It has since been updated: "Never Mind."

Weather

Storms To Rip Through Godforsaken Midwest

The Onion Weather Center focuses on the Midwest, where a storm system should recede into the distance like any hope of a stable economic future; a tornado bears down on a podunk, backwater hick town; and field reporter Matt Jennings is live from God knows where.

THE ONION

GOP Trying To Keep Elderly Voting Base Alive

The Onion: Republicans are reminding seniors to take their blood pressure medication, hoping they won't die before voting on Election Day.

#james franco

Obama in New Judd Apatow Comedy

The Onion: In an attempt to court the youth vote, Barack Obama will star in the full-length Judd Apatow comedy "Commander In Steve" alongside James Franco and Seth Rogan.


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