Our Dumb Century: The Onion Presents 100 Years of Headlines from America's Finest News Source
Our Dumb Century The Onion Presents 100 Years of Headlines from America's Finest News Source Author:The Onion, Scott Dikkers, Mike Loew The Onion has quickly become the world's most popular humor publication, misinforming half a million readers a week with one-of-a-kind social satire both in print (on newsstands nationwide) and online from its remote office in Madison, Wisconsin. — Witness the march of history as Editor-in-Chief Scott Dikkers and The Onion's award-w... more »inning writing staff present the twentieth century like you've never seen it before.« less
This issue of The Onion is the perfect starting point for new fans....it chronicals over 200 years of news as seen through the funniest writers......while other Onion books cover parodies of current events, this collection begin at the founding of our nation and ends in the mid 80-90's............funny, although it does have crude/offensive humor & language in parts.....history majors/buffs will love it! My favorite headlines..."O.J. Finds Real Killer" complete with a photoshopped pic of OJ leading a biker type guy in handcuffs up the courthouse steps. A great article on the JFK shooting manages to combine almost every conspirarcy theory. While not every article is a home run, there are so many jokes per page, something will make you laugh...also a lot of attention was paid so that the historical parodies match the type/style/language of the time period covered.
I received this book for my son who loves to read, he told me that he really enjoy reading this book, and is still reading it, and that it had many interesting topics in the book, this book is definately for anyone who loves to read about ODD things, Debbie