The Absurdity of Actual Events Is Eclipsing Parody*

It’s seldom a laughing matter when reality mimics parody

Playing Doctor or Bless Their Little Hearts, Watercolor, 38.5" x 48.5", Richard J Van Wagoner, Courtesy of Van Wagoner Family Trust**

The Onion self-identifies as “America’s Finest News Source” and “the world’s leading news publication, offering highly acclaimed, universally revered coverage of breaking national, international, and local news events.” It claims to support “more than 350,000 full- and part-time journalism jobs in its numerous news…



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