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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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Laura Bush Suspects Anniversary Card Penned By Speech Writer

WASHINGTON, DC—Although first lady Laura Bush "very much appreciated" the wedding anniversary card she recently received from President Bush, she said she "harbored suspicions" that its inscription is the work of one of the commander in chief's speechwriters. "Make no mistake, my beloved spouse: This marriage has been an enduring achievement that will continue to make significant strides well into the 21st century," the pastel-colored document read. "As a president and a husband, I pledge to you that I will not cut and run from the greatest wife in the world. I believe marriage is between one man and one woman, and, make no mistake, I would marry you all over again." Mrs. Bush has placed the card on the Roosevelt Library fireplace mantle next to the card her husband sent on her last birthday, which urged renewed cooperation, defined life as beginning at 50, and had puppies on it.

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