Friday Funny

Orange traffic cone on black asphalt

Friday Funny: Pete Buttigieg Makes New Work Friends

The Onion takes a gleeful jab at Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg.

August 5, 2022 - The Onion

NIMBY spelled out in Scrabble tiles on a wood table

Friday Funny: Are You NIMBY Material?

A humorous “application form” skewers the so-called NIMBY movement.

July 22, 2022 - McSweeney's

A high-speed rail is blurred as it passes a modern skyline in China.

Friday Funny: The Onion Blasts U.S. for Slow Trains

The satirical news site The Onion has imagined a world where China and the United States are competing over which country can operate the slowest, least dependable train systems.

July 15, 2022 - The Onion

Pick-Up Truck

Friday Funny: The Onion Satirizes the Federal Government’s Electric Car Fetish

The totally satirical, not-at-all-real website The Onion is back with another planning-related fake news take.

June 24, 2022 - The Onion

Large pickup trucks are parked in neat rows extending into the fuzzy background of the image.

Friday Funny? Cartoon Lampoons the Growing Size of Trucks and SUVs

The Nib takes on the latest trend in car culture: massive vehicles.

December 17, 2021 - The Nib

Trick Biker

Sunday Fun: The Bicycle Powered Car

Mounting a tandem bike to the front of a Honda to generate the power to operate the car has never looked so fun.

June 20, 2021 - Life OD via YouTube

Outdoor Recreation

Friday Funny: The Onion Skewers Elon Musk (Again)

Elon Musk, a favorite target of satirists and urbanists alike, is once again the subject of The Onion's withering pen.

April 23, 2021 - The Onion

Democrats

Friday Funny: Bernie's Latest Meme, Anywhere and Everywhere

Next to the words of Inauguration poet Amanda Gorman, the most lasting impression from Inauguration Day might be an image of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.

January 22, 2021 - Bernie Sits

Trump Administration

Petition Seeks Landmark Status for Philadelphia's Four Seasons

Four Seasons Total Landscaping. Was that not clear?

November 20, 2020 - The Oregonian

Sports Utility Vehicle

The Onion: SUV Drivers Buy Into 'Them Versus Us' Mentality at All Costs

The headline of the latest foray of The Onion into the tragic world of traffic safety: "Conscientious SUV Shopper Just Wants Something That Will Kill Family In Other Car In Case Of Accident".

September 4, 2020 - The Onion

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