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Man Hoping Game Gets Out Of Hand So He Can Do Something Else

DENVER—Settling into his apartment’s cramped living room to watch the midday game, local man Garrett Neubauer told reporters Wednesday that he hoped the televised baseball game between the Colorado Rockies and the San Francisco Giants would get out of hand soon so he could do something else.

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.

Pros And Cons Of The Gig Economy

Americans are increasingly using on-demand services, both as workers and consumers. Here are the major benefits and drawbacks of the gig economy.
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Obama Vows To Raise Minimum Wage

President Obama delivered his annual State of the Union address last night, in which he most notably highlighted the income inequality gap in the United States and asked Congress to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour. What do you think?

  • “A minimum wage increase is long past due, but come on. Who needs to be making double figures every hour?”

    Sissy Buhler Fabric Dyer
  • “It was classic Obama, the way he stood there and delivered a bunch of messages to Americans.”

    Tony DiDonato Olive Oil Importer
  • “If poor people had more money, they’d just blow it on buying things.”

    Harry Zane Systems Analyst

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