The Thrilling Conclusion of the Real World Onion Headlines Contest

Friday, September 07, 2012

Transcript

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Last month, we ran a story about real-life headlines that sound like headlines from The Onion. We asked listeners to send us more examples of Onion-esque headlines, and former Onion editor Joe Garden returns to help Brooke choose the best one.

Guests:

Joe Garden

Hosted by:

Brooke Gladstone

Comments [4]

Lorelei Vane

"Obama Administration Denies Plan to Invade Canada"
Politico

Sep. 20 2012 02:23 PM
Jordan from Portland, OR

U.S. Navy’s “Brand New” Aluminum Ship: Foiled by Seawater

Read more: http://nation.time.com/2011/07/05/u-s-navys-brand-new-aluminum-ship-foiled-by-seawater/#ixzz26mxOhUDK

Sep. 17 2012 11:32 PM
Nathan Dore from Pittston, Maine

'"Titanic," Tupac Hologram Effects Creator Digital Domain Bankrupt, Sale Agreed' (Reuters)

Too many nouns!

Sep. 11 2012 03:15 PM
Jack Graham from Portland, OR

Area Man Wins Mug, Respect
or
Area Man Converts $15 Donation into $12 NPR Mug, Still Finds Value in Public Radio
or
'On The Media' Found on the Mug in Meta Turn of Events

http://smoothawleytariffiers.tumblr.com/

Sep. 09 2012 08:11 PM

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