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Islam: Myth Vs. Fact

In the wake of President Trump’s proposed immigration ban targeting largely Muslim countries, The Onion separates myth from fact regarding the religion of Islam.

Players To Watch In The Sweet 16

The 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has provided thrilling upsets and amazing comebacks in the first two rounds. Onion Sports presents a guide to the 10 players to watch in the Sweet 16.

Archaeologists Uncover Last Human To Die Happy

DEMBECHA, ETHIOPIA—In a startling find that contributes significantly to the understanding of modern man’s evolutionary development, University of Edinburgh archaeologists working in Ethiopia’s Afar Region announced Wednesday that they have uncovered the preserved remains of the last human to die happy.
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Burned-Out Coffee-Shop Employee Just Lets Paul Simon Play For Fifth Time

PORTLAND, OR—Exhausted and beyond the point of caring what music she listens to while working, 22-year-old Espresso Royale Cafe employee Jennifer Bergstrom let Paul Simon's Graceland repeat in the coffee shop's CD player for a fifth time Monday. "I've already heard 'The Boy In The Bubble' four times today," Bergstrom said. "Would hearing Paul Simon sing, 'These are the days of miracle and wonder, this is a long-distance call,' one more damn time honestly make any difference at this point?" During her 10-hour shift, Bergstrom also listened to Natalie Merchant's Tigerlily three times and a Putumayo world-music compilation twice.

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