This is my last week as head writer of the Onion News Network. The business side at The Onion, you may have heard, has decided to relocate the writers from New York to Chicago where the corporate offices are. Some of the writers are moving; a [...]
A day full of such IFC joy cannot avoid bringing with it a little IFC sadness. The Onion News Network has made its last broadcast and will not return for a third season. Fingers crossed that we can still get our video fix on the Onion website.
There's too soon, and then there is impressively soon; this video is from the ONN episode airing this week. In it, the Onion News Network offers a preview of the new Steve Jobs 2, an updated version of the late great Apple founder that includes [...]
I walk over to Suzanne Sena, the star of satirical news program Onion News Network, which premieres tonight at 10 p.m. for its second season on IFC, and after only 15 seconds of conversation, something is immediately clear: I’m not sure whether [...]
We got a hot, throbbing anonymous tip that the writers of the Onion News Network joined WGA-East as of today, thus staving off the need for us to force guffaws while listening to NPR. "The ONN writers stood together and won real improvements,” [...]
Here's the latest from the Onion News Network, "In The Know: Coal Lobby Warns Wind Farms May Blow Earth Off Orbit." I had no idea what we were messing with! When will people wake up and embrace coal as the eco-friendly energy source of the [...]
There are few things better than The Onion's Joad Cressbeckler, so I was of course excited to see today's new installment of The Cressbeckler Stance. In this episode, Joad tackles the issue of gay marriage, which he is for, as how else are you [...]
In a video conceived by Chris Kelly, the kindergartner who wrote Fast Five chats with The Onion's Today Now! about his new action-packed film. Though he may not be old enough to not pee his pants when he's asleep, Chris Morgan knows what [...]
We've all been there: you and a guy are bringing each other to screaming orgasm, but for whatever reason you just can't seem to catch his eye. Argh! Dating! Luckily The Onion's "How To Get A Guy To Notice You While You're Having Sex With Him" [...]
IFC has released a couple of new clips from The Onion News Network, which premieres on the 22nd. Above, "Snowy Conditions Proving Hazardous For Nation's Idiots." Below, "Kim Jong Il Ends Nuclear Program For Lead in Next Batman." Yep, it's the [...]
Today on the Onion News Network we've got an especially out-there episode of "In the Know":Is Pundit Duncan Birch A Worthless Idiot? Featuring the always-great Brian Huskey as Duncan Birtch, it goes inside the head of a pundit crashing and [...]
A particularly dark one from The Onion News Network this week: "Excitement Growing Among Beatles Fans For Paul McCartney's Funeral." But as with most of the ONN videos that seem like they should cross some line into unfunny offensiveness but [...]
This week from The Onion News Network, we've got "Obama Outlines Moral, Philosophical Justifications For Turkey Pardon." Come for the pointed political commentary, stay for the funny Photoshops of Obama with a turkey.
The Onion News Network is a goldmine, consistently pumping out amazing videos week after week. So it's exciting to see them moving to TV with a 30-minute show on IFC debuting this January 21st. The first trailer for the show, called "FactZone," [...]
Today from the Onion News Network: Obama Replaces Costly High-Speed Rail Plan With High-Speed Bus Plan. See, this is the sort of forward-thinking problem solving that America needs to get back on track.
The ONN is already the most consistently-funny outlet for web comedy right now, almost never putting out a dud of a video. But even by those high standards, their Joad Cressbeckler character takes it to a whole new level. Today's video is Joad [...]