“With funding from dozens of news outlets and media companies, the groundbreaking Outkube.com launched this week, providing an online destination where pandering and incendiary content is used to lure moronic Internet commenters away from all other websites.” → Read More
This is not a joke. The Onion, “America’s Finest News Source” (TM), released its iPad app fittingly enough on April Fools Day. IPad apps are serious stuff. This one delivers fake news stories, videos,and images from the parody site in both vertical and landscape modes.
It’s a pretty basic fake-news reading app, but it gets the job done. You can swipe through stories, watch videos, check out… → Read More
The Onion, America’s Finest News Source and easily one of the best destinations for quality satire if we ever visited one, strikes yet again. Not only is it wiping the floor with real journalism on Google News Spotlight – a new section dedicated to in-depth journalism work – but it is also lovingly feeding the dinosaurs satirical stories that wind up getting reported as actual news.
Two… → Read More
Sometimes I actually feel sorry for old media. Blogs are taking all the page views and don’t have the massive cost overhead of newspapers and magazines. AOL is gobbling up magazine and other media writers by the hundreds.
Another winner from The Onion, which tells parents how to keep tabs on their kids via Facebook and Twitter: “Within minutes you can be writing on their wall. I write to my son Jeffrey about 5 or 6 times per day..It’s a great way to remind him to take his psoriasis medication or just to remind him how much I love him.”
There are also useful tips on stalking your children using a fake Twitter… → Read More
We start the day off with a video, because they’re fun and so, so easy to embed. It’s from The Onion, and it pokes fun at folks who think Google is out to get them. → Read More
Yes… I can see it! Oh God! God, it’s beautiful! Should have sent… a better blogger… → Read More
More than a few people have left comments on our Twitter posts related to the Iranian situation wondering if they weren’t really articles by the satirical site, The Onion. Here are two that come to mind, Twitter Reschedules Maintenance To Allow Iranian Protests To Continue and Bush Advisor: Twitter Founders Should Get Nobel Peace Prize. Well, The Onion finally has one of its own. And as you might… → Read More
http://www.theonion.com/content/themes/common/assets/onn_embed/embedded_player.swfTrekkies Bash New Star Trek Film As ‘Fun, Watchable’ Star Trek fans are outraged! → Read More
Is there truth to this satirical video from the Onion? You may want to put in your earbuds for this one or watch at home. Definitely NSFW. → Read More
http://www.theonion.com/content/themes/common/assets/videoplayer2/flvplayer.swfNew Portable Sewing Machine Lets Sweatshop Employees Work On The Go It’s about time! A company in India has released something called the Smart Stitch that makes sewing pockets onto jeans a lot easier. The portable device means that workers in Indian textiles plants can literally take their work with them wherever… → Read More
http://www.theonion.com/content/themes/common/assets/videoplayer/flvplayer.swf I don’t typically pay much attention to the Onion, but this is freaking hilarious. Thanks for sending this in, Kels. → Read More
The Onion, America’s finest news source, is good. Google Maps, Earth’s finest online map software, is good. Put the two together and you get Our Dumb World, a new series from the satire specialists depicting our silly planet in a bold, ne’er before seen light. We learn many things with Our Dumb World. For example, Spain didn’t cede control of the New World because it went… → Read More
Already suffering after spending years making crappy games, Activision takes yet another hit on its ego with the release of Sousaphone Hero. The Onion reports that “despite a catchy 1890s soundtrack”, the game only sold a paltry 52 copies. The game was released after the success of Guitar Hero and its sequel, Guitar Hero 2. Why would no one buy this game? You can choose cool… → Read More