a refreshing antidote to the he-said/she-said balancing acts

One common complaint about newspapers is that they’re too negative, too focused on bad news, too obsessed with the most unpleasant aspects of life. The Onion shows how wrong this characterization is, how gingerly most newspapers dance around the unrelenting awfulness of life and refuse to acknowledge the limits of our tolerance and compassion. The perfunctory coverage that traditional newspapers give disasters in countries cursed with relatability issues is reduced to its bare, dismal essence: “15,000 Brown People Dead Somewhere.”

Amusing Ourselves to Depth

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Gelkinghe  op 20 oktober 2007 @ 22:23:59

Kwam net dit tegen, ook van Onion: