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A new satirical essay for McSweeney's provides a template for NIMBY opposition to planning and development, and does not pull any punches in the process.
McSweeney's
May 17, 2019, 8am PDT
We really didn't see this one coming.
The Onion
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
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
November 16, 2018, 5am PST
A totally fake news story, intended to satirize, not provide any factual information, makes fun of how much New York City's political leadership gave to Amazon to make sure HQ2 would call the Big Apple home.
The Onion
October 26, 2018, 9am PDT
You know housing politics has gone mainstream when a satirical literary journal pokes fun at your acronyms.
McSweeney's
September 28, 2018, 5am PDT
The Reductress published a satirical post in which students discover their teacher takes three buses to get to work and decide to reward her with a better commute...made possible by better bus service.
Reductress
August 31, 2018, 5am PDT
The Fake News website The Onion reports a complete fabrication about Elon Musk and Tesla.
The Onion
May 11, 2018, 5am PDT
A satirical post for McSweeney's about the typical approach to the country's growing number of homeless brought to mind a famous song by Meat Loaf.
McSweeney's
April 20, 2018, 11am PDT
The folks over at City Observatory brew up a "Cappuccino Congestion Index" to show that anything can be shown to cost Americans vast sums of money.
City Observatory
March 23, 2018, 11am PDT
It's a sad day. Portlandia will no longer skewer the idiosyncrasies of enlightened urban lifestyles.
The Oregonian
March 16, 2018, 8am PDT
The Onion burns Elon Musk in a totally fake news story (really) about a bad day for the billionaire.
The Onion
February 16, 2018, 5am PST
In this fake, satirical article, The Onion imagines that the MTA has finally had enough complaints about service failures and overcrowding on the New York subway. Vulgarities ensue.
The Onion
February 2, 2018, 5am PST
The Onion is back at it again, this time satirizing society's interest in self-driving cars with a new concept: the carless driver.
The Onion
November 17, 2017, 8am PST
The Onion is probably trolling the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration more than bike riders with this one.
The Onion
October 27, 2017, 6am PDT
The Onion is satire, so we'll never know if Jeff Bezos felt sorry for any of the cities wasting time and money on a pitch to win Amazon's second headquarters.
The Onion
August 11, 2017, 5am PDT
A new voice in the wilderness of YouTube: the War on Cars.
CityLab