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An Oral History of The Onion’s 9/11 Issue

An Oral History of The Onion’s 9/11 Issue

Satirical newspaper The Onion, back then mainly a print publication, had just moved to New York and was ready to publish its first issue there, when 9/11 happened. A fantastic piece on how the editors struggled to find a voice of humor amid what has been called «the death of irony».



Published in Weekly Filet #310