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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.

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.

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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Private Space Travel

Monday's SpaceShipOne flight could usher in an age of privately financed space travel. What do you think?
  • "If they develop a private space-travel vehicle, it'd better have some decent space-wireless access for my space-business-traveler needs."

    Michael Ellis Systems Analyst
  • "There's already a flag on the moon, right? Might as well put a Wal-Mart behind that one, too."

    Wayne Kupstis Landscaper
  • "Is this part of that Bush Mars plan that he mentioned, like, once?"

    Richard Gettier Waiter
  • "I suppose the flight is ushering in a new era of some sort that could change the way we view space travel, I guess."

    LeeAnn Misek Writer
  • "I can hear the radio transmission now. 'Outback Steakhouse, your place for steaks and family fun, we have a problem.'"

    Chad Devore Pharmacist
  • "Hey, any idea that involves blasting the wealthiest .01 percent of the population into the cold, lifeless vacuum of space is all right by me."

    Maryann Lahr Business Owner

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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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