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Friday Funny

November 8, 2019, 9am PST
Pittsburgh-area residents are finding numerous ways to celebrate a bus's misfortune.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
November 8, 2019, 6am PST
Two jokes in one: The Onion reports a totally fake news story about New York builds a super expensive fake subway station just to bust fare evaders.
The Onion
November 1, 2019, 6am PDT
The worlds of baseball and zoning collide again.
Greater Greater Washington
September 27, 2019, 8am PDT
Trigger warning: this is going to get ugly.
Twitter
September 20, 2019, 1pm PDT
Bloor Street didn't land on this billion-year old rock; the rock landed on Bloor Street.
Toronto Star
September 13, 2019, 5am PDT
Kanye had 45 days to submit plans for the unpermitted buildings built on his property in Calabasas, California. Instead, the rapper tore the buildings down.
TMZ
September 6, 2019, 11am PDT
A humorous post offers advice on how to adjust to life trapped in a sea of cars swelled by school pick-up and drop-off schedules: think of it as "me time."
The Dallas Morning News
August 16, 2019, 5am PDT
Are we laughing with the trolley comedian, or at the trolley comedian?
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
August 9, 2019, 2pm PDT
Kanye West's first foray into the development business is off to an inauspicious start.
TMZ
August 2, 2019, 5am PDT
Satirical news website The Onion turns up the heat on New York politicians, this time flipping the tables of the fare evasion debate.
The Onion
July 26, 2019, 6am PDT
The Onion took some shots at presidential hopeful and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after summer rain showers flooded streets and sent water cascading into the city's subway system.
The Onion
May 17, 2019, 8am PDT
We really didn't see this one coming.
The Onion
May 3, 2019, 5am PDT
A satirical take on the "Leaving New York" genre of confessional makes believe Marvel Comics style. No spoilers included here.
McSweeney's
April 26, 2019, 6am PDT
Satirists at The Onion wrote a totally fake, but also very funny, article about a self-driving car.
The Onion
March 1, 2019, 5am PST
The satirical news website The Onion must have seen the big news out of New York this week.
The Onion
February 15, 2019, 5am PST
A satirical article published by The Onion tells a familiar tale.
The Onion
February 1, 2019, 5am PST
The Onion's satirical news skills are put to use in canvassing public opinion about climate change.
The Onion
January 4, 2019, 9am PST
A Reddit user created a transit map of the San Francisco Bay Area that connects Taco Bell locations, which, unlike rail public transit, have reached every corner of the region.
Reddit
December 21, 2018, 6am PST
Looking for a way to forget about the Boring Company for a little while? You've come to the wrong place.
Cult MTL
December 7, 2018, 11am PST
More scathing satire from The Onion, which continues a long history of dissecting the priorities of society as reflected in the built environment and the public realm.
The Onion