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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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Pigeon To Invoke Power Of Flight

DES MOINES, IA—Belying its dull and unimpressive appearance, a pigeon shall, in a matter of moments, summon the power of flight, and climb ever upward to taste the skies. According to sources, no witness to this miracle of nature will suspect the mottled gray Columba livia domestica of such a feat, but after the creature takes to the air, all will liken it to an angel from heaven. After its 11th foot of aerial locomotion, sources report, the pigeon shall return to terra firma to pluck a carelessly discarded hot dog from the fertile earth, at which point it will once more alight to crap on the shoulder of Gary Bentoff, 34.

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