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Onion News Network

Posted: August 5th, 2008, by Stan Tontas

Haven’t bothered visiting the Onion for quite a while, it seemed that either the written content was getting formulaic or I couldn’t find the lulz because of the redesign.

However, I’m liking their video podcasts. From the 2 I’ve seen, they’re doing for US cable news what the Day Today did to News at Ten. This one (Beijing Olympics: Trap?) is like a 3 minute primer on Chomsky’s Manufacturing Consent.

In other news: beat rising prices by holding a barbecue at your house. Result: fridge full of food.



Stan Tontas

Stan lives in Glasgow.

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2 Responses to Onion News Network

  1. Cennydd

    Linky: http://www.theonion.com/content/video/the_beijing_olympics_are_they_a

    (Title and href are the wrong way round.)

  2. Marceline Smith

    Thanks for spotting that. I have corrected all the links now.