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@MT: You do know that The Onion is a fake news provider. Rather The Onion is an American news satire organization. It is an entertainment newspaper and a website featuring satirical articles reporting...

The Onion
's articles comment on current events, both real and fictional. It parodies traditional newspapers with stories, editorials,
pieces, and
interviews, using a traditional newspaper layout and an editorial voice modeled after that of the
. Its humor often depends on presenting mundane, everyday events as newsworthy ("Company Hosts Fun Night For Employees To Get Drunk And Complain"). Other common themes include surreal exaggerations or puns, such as "Nation Gathers Around Area Man Trying To Parallel Park", and contrasting media portrayals against reality by treating the fictional version as the more real ("Michele Bachmann: ‘God Wants Me To Earn 7 Figures For A Lobbying Firm’").



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