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Elon Musk vs. ‘The Onion’

Earlier this week, The Daily Beast reported that longtime Onion fan Elon Musk backed out of buying the website in 2014 and recently poached some of its editors and writers for a mysterious new comedy project, and today, The Onion is responding [...]

By Megh Wright

‘PatriotHole’: How the Fake News Makes Fun of Fake News

Doug Baxter is close to figuring out what the Clinton Foundation is really up to. He’s still connecting the dots, but so far it seems that the Clintons have been funneling billions of dollars to research institutions around the country in order [...]

By John Schneider

‘The Onion’ Signs a Three-Movie Development Deal with Lionsgate

The Onion is headed to the big screen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, The Onion has signed a deal with Lionsgate to develop three films with production company Serious Business (@midnight, Problematic). No details on the films have been [...]

By Megh Wright

Check Out ‘The Onion’s New Web Series, ‘Sportology’

The Onion has just unveiled its newest web series, a four-part look at the world of athletics called Sportology. Here's the synopsis:The Onion's Sportology injects pure science directly into sports' veins. In each episode, host Adam Fletcher [...]

By Adam Frucci

‘The Onion’ Will Broadcast Live RNC Coverage Online This Week

Between The Daily Show, The Late Show, Full Frontal, and Late Night, there's already tons of special convention coverage in store for the next two weeks, and now we can count on even more from The Onion. The site announced today that it will [...]

By Megh Wright

‘The Onion’s Celebrity Gossip Site ‘StarWipe’ Launches Today

Move over, ClickHole and EDGEtv, because The Onion just added a brand new website. Called StarWipe, the site is a parody of trashy celebrity gossip sites like TMZ that The Onion promises will "stand out amongst the throng of shallow-minded, [...]

By Megh Wright

Inside ‘The Onion’s New Click-Bait Parody, ClickHole.com

ClickHole.com, The Onion’s new standalone site, debuts today. It’s an exciting project months in the making, managed by ClickHole editor Jermaine Affonso. Affonso, previously a senior writer for The Onion, talked to Splitsider about his vision [...]

By Emma Soren