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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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Embarrassed Library Of Congress Can’t Believe Some Of The Albums It Used To Be Into

WASHINGTON—Mortified that the recordings had ever been part of its collection, embarrassed officials at the Library of Congress expressed disbelief on Monday at some of the albums the 217-year-old cultural institution used to be into. “Oh my God—the Harvard Glee Club, the Eagles, Al Jolson—what the hell were we thinking?” said Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden, cringing at a box of Jimmie Rodgers’ 1930s yodeling records that “probably seemed a lot cooler at the time.” “Don’t get me wrong; Ella Fitzgerald, Neil Armstrong’s recorded words from the moon, the Velvet Underground—all that’s still good, but boy, some of this just does not hold up. I think I’ve listened to the Frank Zappa stuff and Calvin Coolidge’s inauguration maybe twice.” Sources later confirmed seeing trucks unloading several thousand boxes outside a nearby used record store.

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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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