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The Onion nails it again. Last line is the best, imho


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Higher Ground: Sarcasm, Contempt and the Supreme Asshole Move

Attention Conservation Notice:  Brief (be)musings on the nature and message of sarcasm versus contempt, with a great Vonnegut quote followed by an obligatory link to a supremely funny Onion story.  And a “don’t say this at home” chaser… I wrote … Continue reading

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Onion: Reporter For High School Newspaper Most Professional Journalist In Nation

All hail The Onion!!! February 2, 2011 | ISSUE 47•05 YAKIMA, WA—According to sources, sophomore Melanie Finkelstein, a reporter for Yakima High School’s Eagle Eye student newspaper, is, as of Tuesday, the most competent and professional journalist in the nation. … Continue reading

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Global Warming issue from 2 or 3 years ago may still be a problem

Report: Global Warming Issue From 2 Or 3 Years Ago May Still Be Problem November 10, 2010 WASHINGTON—According to a report released this week by the Center for Global Development, climate change, the popular mid-2000s issue that raised awareness of … Continue reading

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In space, no-one can hear you screen

From Adbusters 73 The Onion has a story for it, naturally.

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That’s *Ms* Onabeem to you…

So, some of the 90% of my waking hours spent staring at a glowing rectangle were today spent in the Whitworth pub. When not typing up magazine/article passages for future blog posts/general OCD-ness, I was glancing at the idiot box … Continue reading

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