'Onion' Article About Taylor Swift's Face Tattoo Spurs Epic Twitter Thread

People thought this ‘Onion’ article about Taylor Swift getting a face tattoo was real

Repeat after me: ‘The Onion’ is satire.

On Apr 26, 2018 by Tiffany Kelly

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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer retweets embarrassing ‘Onion’ video about himself

Is Spicer in on the joke?

On Jan 30, 2017 by David Covucci

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The Hard Times is perfecting punk satire

Aging punks find unexpected resonance on satire site.

On Nov 6, 2016 by Audra Schroeder

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How an Internet comedy legend coded a program to make humans laugh

Can a machine have a sense of humor?

On Apr 14, 2016 by Jay Hathaway

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IFC offers look at Vice-parodying ‘Documentary Now!’ episode

‘The poverty you are about to see may be disturbing to your first-world sensibilities.’

On Aug 10, 2015 by Audra Schroeder

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Ex-FIFA official arrested by U.S. digs himself deeper by citing ‘Onion’ article

He fell for a parody news article making fun of his own corruption case. Ouch.

On Jun 1, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Anderson Cooper got duped by a ClickHole joke

CNN could use a few more fact-checkers.

On May 18, 2015 by Miles Klee

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Russell Crowe infuriated by fake quote in ClickHole

The actor was *not* entertained.

On Apr 30, 2015 by Gabe Bergado

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Bill de Blasio turned an Onion article into an impromptu post-storm performance

He should quote the Onion version of himself more often.

On Jan 28, 2015 by Michelle Jaworski

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How to tell if a story is from a fake news site

Trust no one.

On Oct 31, 2014 by Miles Klee

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No, Facebook isn’t going to start charging a monthly fee

Trust no one.

On Sep 24, 2014 by Aaron Sankin

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Could a new platform change the way we write novels?

Jonathan Franzen is going to hate this.

On Sep 24, 2014 by Miles Klee

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8 moments when North Korea was weirder than the Onion

You can’t make this stuff up (unless you’re Kim Jong-un).

On Aug 22, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Facebook’s ‘satire’ tag will make you stupid

Not being in on a joke sucks. But you know what sucks worse? Listening to someone try to explain that joke.

On Aug 19, 2014 by [email protected]

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Facebook thinks you don’t know what satire is, will show you

Who are these people? 

On Aug 17, 2014 by Audra Schroeder

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