Facebook Plans 'Satire' Button To Help Identify Joke Articles

If you're tired of having to explain over and over to clueless relatives things like "no, President Obama didn't really run over Jimmy Carter last night, that's a piece from The Onion. It's a satire site," there's hope. Facebook is reportedly testing a "satire" button to clarify what's real and fake news. » 8/18/14 9:45am 8/18/14 9:45am

The Onion Predicted Miley Cyrus's VMA Performance in 2008

Following Miley Cyrus' psychosexual appropriative nightmare VMA performance, we citizens of the world are left scrambling for answers: Why did this have to happen? Did I really just watch a young woman gyrate against a man in a Beetlejuice costume immediately after using the bodies of black women as sexualized… » 8/26/13 4:30pm 8/26/13 4:30pm

Chinese and Korean Papers Tricked By Onion Article Declaring Kim Jong Un 'The Sexiest Man Alive'

Two weeks ago, The Onion published a satirical article declaring North Korean despot and king of the butt-shaped haircut Kim Jong Un the "Sexiest Man Alive." And yesterday, a Chinese state newspaper reprinted the piece in its entirety, completely without sarcasm, along with a 55-image slide show of Kim Jong Un posing… » 11/27/12 11:20am 11/27/12 11:20am

Sex House Is Pretty Much Every Reality Show Ever

Sex House, the newest webseries by the geniuses at The Onion, is the perfect fake reality show, capturing the ridiculousness of The Real World, Jersey Shore and The Bachelor combined. These shows aren't on the air so we can find out what happens when seven strangers are picked to live in a mansion or whether or not… » 7/13/12 4:30pm 7/13/12 4:30pm

Another Congressional Dumbass Thinks The Onion is Real

A Republican Congressman from Louisiana has become the laughingstock of the internet after posting a story from The Onion to his Facebook wall and then commenting on the sad, sad, evil state of the world. Congressmen: just like us! Or, rather, just like our elderly conservative great uncles who think that an… » 2/06/12 3:45pm 2/06/12 3:45pm