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Area Man Convinced He Could Have Been NFL Bust

DES MOINES, IA—Insisting that he possessed the physical and mental attributes to be one of the most disappointing draft picks of all time, local man Keith Parker, 34, was reportedly convinced Thursday that he could have been an NFL bust.

Nation’s Sanitation Workers Announce Everything Finally Clean

‘Please Try To Keep It This Way,’ Say Workers

WASHINGTON—After spending years sweeping and scrubbing across all 50 states, the nation’s sanitation workers announced Thursday that everything was finally clean and asked Americans if they could please keep it that way.
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Prima Donna Surgeon Storms Out Of Half-Full Operating Theater

BALTIMORE—Midway through Friday night's quadruple-bypass procedure at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, the celebrated but moody cardiac surgeon Dr. Stuart Reinhorn threw down his laser scalpel in apparent disgust at the size of his audience and declared the poorly attended artery-grafting to be over. "What is this, Lambert County General?" said Reinhorn, who stopped the surgery after a delicate suturing maneuver failed to elicit a rousing response from those in the observation gallery. "I'm giving the performance of my life, yet I'm treated like some first-year resident sawing off limbs at a community medical center." After Reinhorn locked himself in the scrub room and refused to come out, undersurgeon Dr. Ken Wilcox, who most recently performed in a Cedars-Sinai appendectomy, attempted a revival of the patient that eventually reduced his audience to tears.

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