Amazon Kindle spotted in the wild, being read by The Onion editor of all people!

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An Amazon Kindle, spotted in the wild! Can you imagine a rarer specimen being caught on camera? David Attenborough is positively trembling at the thought!

Unfortunately we weren’t the lucky ones to stalk the rare animal down on a barren US subway, with Dan Frommer from Silicon Alley Insider being the lucky shooter. Turns out it wasn’t any ol’ Kindle-using civilian either, it was actually Baratunde Thurston, the Online Editor for The Onion. We’re expecting the metaverse to self-implode at the irony, or at the very least a satire-dripping editorial on the online rag…

The Onion nails Pitchfork in spoof 'music' review

pitchfork.jpgI love Pitchfork as much as the next (indie) man: the barnstorming blog has become a key source of trusted reviews for many fans who’ve drifted away from the music press. But it can be occasionally a bit… po-faced. So huzzah for The Onion, which has lampooned the blog in a story titled ‘Pitchfork Gives Music 6.8’, covering an imaginary review of, well, all music ever.

The Onion's magazine cover featuring Mark Zuckerberg

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Anyone who read my column yesterday on Facebook going Bluetooth should know all too well just how fatigued I am about writing about the social networking site. Infact, I know I’m not the only one, with plenty of people in the – erk I hate using this term – blogosphere refusing to write about it altogether…

Satirical newspaper The Onion creates partnership with MySpace

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The maestros of satirical news, The Onion, confuzzle their readers every day and have just done the unthinkable – collaborated with MySpace in a ‘mutually beneficial partnership’. Last week they issued a press release announcing the collaboration, and their typical journalistic flair was evident in just the sub-heading alone. ‘THE ONION BRINGS JOURNALISTIC INTEGRITY, CORRECT PUNTCUATION TO MYSPACE. Respected Pillar of Journalism Partners With Fledgling Unknown “Website”. The Onion Joins 40% Of Population In Starting Groundbreaking “Web Log”’…