March 10, 2018

How do The Onion write their articles?

Perhaps one of the most intriguing aspects of satire is what goes on behind the scenes.

The nuanced art form packs layers of humour and social criticism into hilarious bite-sized jokes that seem effortless.

The Simpsons suggested it was written by an army of chimpanzees, and Betoota claims its the authentic journalism of a country paper.

We caught up with the editors of one of the greatest satirical newspapers, The Onion, to peel back the layers behind the sophisticated process of writing great satire.

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