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The Onion’s 2017 Oscar Picks

The 89th Academy Awards features a more diverse slate of film and actor nominees than in past years, though the ceremony could still field #OscarsSoWhite criticism. Here are The Onion’s picks for who should take home the coveted Oscar statuettes:

A Timeline Of The EPA

A recently introduced House bill that would dissolve the Environmental Protection Agency questions the value of what this agency does and what its goals are. The Onion provides a timeline of the EPA’s 47-year history:
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Woman With Furrowed Brow On Airplane Carefully Studies Article About Which Actress Wore Dress Better

NAPERVILLE, IL—Displaying levels of human concentration usually reserved for deciphering military codes or performing cardiac surgery, airplane passenger Amber Reyson, 37, spent several minutes Sunday studying an Us Weekly photo spread devoted to who wore a particular dress better. "It's like she was staring a hole through that thing," said fellow passenger Jim Tenler, who saw Reyson hunched over the magazine, her face contorted into an expression of deep concern, as if she were seriously and carefully appraising the appearance of each actress. "She barely even looked up when the flight attendant offered her something to drink." Tenler then reportedly put in earplugs so he could spend the rest of the flight rearranging the lineup of his fantasy baseball league undisturbed. 

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