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20 Years Of Harry Potter

J.K. Rowling published ‘Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone’ on June 26th, 1997, and it instantly became a cultural touchstone. The Onion looks back at the most important moments in the 20-year history of the Harry Potter franchise.

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Frontier Airlines Tells Customers To Just Fucking Deal With It

‘You’re Uncomfortable For A Few Hours And Then You Get To Be Somewhere Else,’ Says CEO

DENVER—Noting that some discomfort should be expected while traveling to a faraway place in just a few goddamn hours, officials from ultra-low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines reportedly told customers Thursday to just fucking deal with it.
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LeVar Burton Raises $1 Million To Bring Back ‘Reading Rainbow’

Actor LeVar Burton launched a $1 million crowdfunding campaign on the website Kickstarter to produce new online episodes of Reading Rainbow, the children’s TV show about the joy of reading that ran on PBS from 1983 to 2006, and raised the money in less than a day. What do you think?

  • “As much as I’d love to see new episodes, I feel like the show really completed its arc in 2006.”

    Mary Neisler Campground Supervisor
  • “I really wish Reading Rainbow had been there for me last year when I was struggling with Thomas Pynchon’s Bleeding Edge.”

    Shane Maldonado Travel Website Moderator
  • “That’s incredible! Has anyone else thought of profiting from nostalgia?”

    Owen Kirkpatrick Sous Chef

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20 Years Of Harry Potter

J.K. Rowling published ‘Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone’ on June 26th, 1997, and it instantly became a cultural touchstone. The Onion looks back at the most important moments in the 20-year history of the Harry Potter franchise.

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