Tagged: satire

The Onion: Tenth circle added to Dante’s Hell

The Onion rarely fails to deliver… this time it is their excellent twist on Dante’s Inferno which has caught the Core’s attention. All those who remember CC102′s Dantean struggles will appreciate this. Here is an extract: CITY OF DIS, NETHER HELL–After nearly four years of construction at an estimated cost of 750 million souls, Corpadverticus, […]

The Onion Pokes Fun at Copy Editors

In its trademark satirical manner, the Onion has a humorous go at stereotypical copy editors and their fuss over grammar. Here is an extract: “At this time we have reason to believe the killings were gang-related and carried out by adherents of both the AP and Chicago styles, part of a vicious, bloody feud to […]

Are you for surreal?!

Mr. Victrola Cola: I got this great window cleaner. Cleans good and doesn’t streak. Smells bad, though. Cleans good, but smells bad. Putney Swope: As a window cleaner, forget it. Put soybeans in it and market it as a soft drink in the ghetto. We’ll put a picture of a rhythm and blues singer on […]