Can veteran construction worker Rodrigo Silva finish a 14ft. tall steel-reinforced spectator stand in just 8 weeks? Will he get paid? Will the world care about him? Find out in The Onion’s take on ESPN’s Sports Science.
“I couldn’t tell if the bass had dropped really hard or if I was having a heart attack.” DJ Oliver Heldens invited h3h3Productions to his set at Electric Daisy Carnival. The YouTubers agreed, then quickly regretted it. Watch them wait for the drop… in volume. Big ups to Oliver.
The Onion’s Peter K. Rosenthal reviews Finding Dory from a satirical self-absorbed perspective, viewing it as an oblivious testament to the difficulties of living with the disabled. Poor Petey. Nana should be ashamed of herself.
$8 for a bumper sticker?! Sadly, it’s nothing compared to this satirical cash grab’s nemesis, who actually has a decent shot at being the leader of the world’s most powerful nation. If we’re going for the darkest timeline, we might as well go all out. Vote Giant Meteor.
“I have three kids and a dog. So for me, the app beeps and tells me, “Good job!””UCB Comedy’s mock commercial for a mobile app that beeps and says “Good Job!” at random times. Satirical level: Black Mirror.
(Crude humor) “I’m not racist but…” Do you love to judge people? Do you trawl the Internet looking for opportunities to be offended and unleash righteous rage? Then play Chaps Eye’sTriggered! Or just go troll any comment section like you usually do.
Art requires context, without which it’s hard, if not impossible, to understand the artist’s point. Combine that with a dearth of honest criticism and you have a recipe for fraud, i.e. pure hype. H3h3 Productions partakes in it in their dumbed down version of Exit Through the Gift Shop.
It was all good when Bey was telling us to put our hands up. But when she talked about other reasons people put their hands up, worlds were shattered. Saturday Night Live addresses the ignorant uproar about Beyoncé’s Formation in a no holds barred skit.
“No one gets ahead without someone else falling behind.” Satirical film critic Peter Rosenthal shares his take on the original Back to the Future, arguing that it’s an indictment of Reaganomics. It’s like The Onion is trying to be funny but ends up keeping it real.
“A President with the conviction to nod, the courage to point, and the experience to cram buzzwords into everything.” Meet Gil. He’ll say whatever gets him money for his campaign. Represent.Us is trying to include Gil in the U.S. Presidential race to highlight corruption.
If you had to choose between losing all of the world’s sports or all teachers, which would you pick? Key & Peele’s (and BMW’s?) satirical SportsCenter for teachers skit reminds us that we value rarity way more than utility.
“Buildings, roads, regular people. These are not superheroes, yet they are consistently shown throughout the film.”The Onion satirizes the overabundance of characters in Avengers: Age of Ultron by demanding the exact opposite.
“I guess it’s just better to leave the memories of the memories as memories.”CollegeHumor points out the commercialization and obsolesence of nostalgia while going through the motions of being nostalgic.
“Babe, it’s not rude! It’s just multitasking.” Writer and director Brad Hasse forces us to confront face-to-fake-face what we’ve become in the smartphone era, a time when even a few seconds of eye contact is sometimes too much to ask.
Stephen Colbert pokes fun of some of the superfluous, first-world problem solvers which have been pitched via crowdfunding. His common sense perspective on the Vessyl smart cup sure makes it look like a dumb idea.
While Captain America might be the world’s #1 patriotic superhero, we’re not exactly leading the world in the things that count. FoxADHD regales us with some sobering facts about our great nation in this cynical, but still hilarious song.
(NSFW: Language) Shots were fired when an Irish TMZ staff member guaranteed that Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s family walk in a Dublin park without incident was due to Ireland’s ignorance. College Times presents a correct different explanation.
Big Lazy Robot steps away from frightening glimpses of a grim future with this much lighter but cynical take on the negative and homogenizing effects of technology. Don’t take it too seriously. We all have an iDiot inside of us.
Horse & Hammer are damn proud of their fave facial accessories: their beards and glasses, so they of course wrote a song about it. If it weren’t for the glasses and bow tie parts we might have had a No-Shave November anthem on our hands.
(NSFW: Language) For his Halloween episode, The Onion’s resident film critic Peter K. Rosenthal talked about the classic horror film The Shining. Or at least that was the plan. No, he’s not Danny Lloyd, and no, we don’t care.