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The Onion’s 2017 Oscar Picks

The 89th Academy Awards features a more diverse slate of film and actor nominees than in past years, though the ceremony could still field #OscarsSoWhite criticism. Here are The Onion’s picks for who should take home the coveted Oscar statuettes:

A Timeline Of The EPA

A recently introduced House bill that would dissolve the Environmental Protection Agency questions the value of what this agency does and what its goals are. The Onion provides a timeline of the EPA’s 47-year history:
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‘Lee Daniels’ The Butler’ Takes Box Office; ‘Jobs’ Flops

Lee Daniels’ The Butler, a drama that follows the life of a black White House butler who served eight presidents, took in $25 million in its opening weekend, beating out the Steve Jobs biopic Jobs, which earned a disappointing $6.7 million. What do you think?

  • “People will see anything with ‘Lee Daniels’ in the title.”

    Holly Thigpen Rhinestone Setter
  • “Well, obviously. Any movie that can tap into our nation’s thriving underground butler culture is sure to be a hit.”

    Ezra Switkes Bottling Line Attendant
  • “The Lee Daniels’ The Butler app will never get approved now.”

    Justin Camillucci Systems Analyst
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