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Funniest Animal-Related Fake News Reported On "The Onion"

Funniest Animal-Related Fake News Reported On "The Onion"

Here are some very interesting headlines from America's first news source, The onion - The only source who likes making fun of everyone and everything. Check out a list of favorites below. We just
Sadly Mistaken People Who Didn't Understand Satire

Sadly Mistaken People Who Didn't Understand Satire

People have a really hard time deciphering what is real news and what is obviously a joke. Who knew the unintended consequence of satirical news would be your grandma thinking the rapture happened.
Babylon Bee founder skewers CNN 'disinformation' reporter for 'taking shots' at Christian satire site — while apparently enjoying the Onion

Babylon Bee founder skewers CNN 'disinformation' reporter for 'taking shots' at Christian satire site — while apparently enjoying the Onion

Adam Ford, founder of Christian satire site the Babylon Bee, on Monday hopped on Twitter to take issue with CNN's "disinformation" reporter for "taking shots" at the Bee over one of its viral stories
Ridiculous and Disappointing Times Satire Went Over People's Heads

Ridiculous and Disappointing Times Satire Went Over People's Heads

Satire can go over people's heads. Some folks seem to have a really hard time figuring out the difference between real news and obvious, absurd joke news. Sometimes it's funny when someone is ignorant
‘The Onion’ Launches New Cover-Up Desk To Suppress Today’s Most Damning Stories

‘The Onion’ Launches New Cover-Up Desk To Suppress Today’s Most Damning Stories

As many controversial stories have recently demonstrated, journalists play a significant role in determining how a news item is reported, as well as which narratives make it to light. The nature of
The Onion Teams With Sony Music to Create Podcasts for ‘Presumably Illiterate People’

The Onion Teams With Sony Music to Create Podcasts for ‘Presumably Illiterate People’

America’s finest news source is jumping on the podcast bandwagon. The Onion, the satirical news brand owned by G/O Media, inked a partnership with Sony Music Entertainment to create original podcasts.
‘The Onion’ Announces New Nationwide Literacy Program Encouraging Kids To Read ‘The Onion’ For An Hour A Day

‘The Onion’ Announces New Nationwide Literacy Program Encouraging Kids To Read ‘The Onion’ For An Hour A Day

WASHINGTON—Serving as America’s Finest News Source for over 200 years, The Onion has always been at the forefront of educating and enlightening the drooling masses of this great nation, and now, more
27 Funny And Sad Times People Didn't Understand Satire

27 Funny And Sad Times People Didn't Understand Satire

It could be poor reading comprehension, gullibility, or just a failure to check sources, but many people have a problem with understanding satire. Even when it's not subtle, some folks really just
Too Many People Think Satirical News Is Real

Too Many People Think Satirical News Is Real

In a news cycle full of clownish characters and outrageous rhetoric, it’s no wonder satire isn’t fully registering with a lot of readers. Ozger Sarikaya/Shutterstock.com R. Kelly Garrett, The Ohio
Satire or Deceit? Christian Humor Site Feuds With Snopes

Satire or Deceit? Christian Humor Site Feuds With Snopes

The Babylon Bee says Snopes went too far in fact-checking a satirical story. Snopes had suggested the Bee twisted its joke to deceive readers.
Satire or Deceit? Christian Humor Site Feuds With Snopes

Satire or Deceit? Christian Humor Site Feuds With Snopes

The Babylon Bee says Snopes went too far in fact-checking a satirical story. Snopes had suggested the Bee twisted its joke to deceive readers.
25 Times People Completely Missed the Point of Satire

25 Times People Completely Missed the Point of Satire

There are more than a few satire websites out there, and there's a lot of softheaded nincompoops who believe it. Sometimes reading a joke headline can be confusing for a person who lacks critical

Mad Magazine’s Joe Raiola Reflects on 33 Years of Lampooning and Satire

"It's been a fucking marvelous ride. It really has."
19 Dunderheaded Simpletons Who Believed Satire

19 Dunderheaded Simpletons Who Believed Satire

What gets the blame for this? People's bad senses of humor? Poor reading comprehension skills? Whatever the reason, there are real idiots out there who, upon reading an obvious joke headline by a
Former Onion editor sorry for helping to create 'lovable' Joe Biden image now that he's Democratic presidential front-runner

Former Onion editor sorry for helping to create 'lovable' Joe Biden image now that he's Democratic presidential front-runner

A former writer and editor with The Onion is sorry. Seriously. In a Thursday essay for Vice, Joe Garden bared his soul for helping to create a popular-but-false image of Democratic presidential
Area Man Regrets Helping Turn Joe Biden Into a Meme

Area Man Regrets Helping Turn Joe Biden Into a Meme

A former 'Onion' editor wishes his publication had gone harder at Diamond Joe.
9 Times Morons Believed The Onion And Lost Their Minds

9 Times Morons Believed The Onion And Lost Their Minds

Nothing quite fills our hearts with joy than when a moron out there takes a bite out of The Onion, and believes what they're saying as the absolute truth. It's a beautiful mess of hysterical
20 Laughable Doofs Who Didn't Get the Point of Satire

20 Laughable Doofs Who Didn't Get the Point of Satire

These folks jumped the gun on whether the article they were reading was a joke or not. We get why they're so angry. Hell, we would be just as mad if we thought these headlines were real. The thing is,
23 Revolted Mouth Breathers That Believed The Onion

23 Revolted Mouth Breathers That Believed The Onion

These angry mouth breathers got themselves livid over a whole bunch of NOTHING. Yes, they were quick to the draw when it came to calling out those iconically ridiculous, jokingly incendiary headlines
15 Soft-Headed Nincompoops Who Believed Satire

15 Soft-Headed Nincompoops Who Believed Satire

Before reacting to a headline, always check the source and make sure that you're not alerting everyone on your feed to the fact that you didn't understand an obvious joke. The Onion has been around