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The Onion is an American digital media company and newspaper organization that publishes satirical articles on international, national, and local news

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The Onion is an American digital media company and newspaper organization that publishes satirical articles on international, national, and local news. The company is based in Chicago but originated as a weekly print publication on August 29, 1988 in Madison, Wisconsin. The Onion began publishing online in early 1996. In 2007, they began publishing satirical news audio and video online as the Onion News Network. In 2013, The Onion ceased publishing its print edition and launched Onion Labs, an advertising agency. The Onion's articles cover current events, both real and fictional, parodying the tone and format of traditional news organizations with stories, editorials, and man-on-the-street interviews using a traditional news website layout and an editorial voice modeled after that of the Associated Press.

Social Comments for The Onion
@kostornaiya on 2022-11-21 02:00:57+00
@yunaslarks i don't remember exactly how i set it up but basically you message this telegram bot and it takes you through the steps 😁😁 think you might have to use .onion links (bc the main website is down) so you may need to download the tor browser but that's rlly easy too :)

@SeaPry on 2022-11-02 21:19:06+00
Ordered a pizza - cauliflower crust, extra cheese, pepperoni and mushrooms… she read it back to me “extra cheese, peppers, onions, mushrooms” … this is why I prefer ordering online but their website is down 😫

@FitzroviaCentre on 2022-10-11 14:52:31+00
@Hosting_Heroes @_KnowYourOnions Furthermore, you have not sent us any information about releasing the domain. Our website is down and our #ITsupport informs us we will lose access to email within 48 hours. As a small charity, we cannot afford to lose our primary mode of contact with our most vulnerable users.

@k3vk4 on 2022-07-26 07:23:04+00
@telecomix Can you please publish your #OnionService adress? Cuz I want to add it to my public list of #Tor-hosted bona-fide sites. PS: Your Website is down...

@JoshuaWithers on 2022-02-25 00:39:53+00
The Russian Military website is down with HTTP error code 418, which means it is a teapot #nottheonion “The HTTP 418 I’m a teapot client error response code indicates that the server refuses to brew coffee because it is, permanently, a teapot. A ...

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