Our Dumb Century

The staff of The Onion presents a satirical collection of mock headlines and news stories, including an account of the Pentagon's development of an A-bomb-resistant desk for schoolchildren.

Our Dumb Century

Author: Scott Dikkers

Publisher: Crown Pub

ISBN: 0307393577

Page: 164

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The staff of The Onion presents a satirical collection of mock headlines and news stories, including an account of the Pentagon's development of an A-bomb-resistant desk for schoolchildren.

Our Dumb Century

Definitely not for the easily offended, Our Dumb Century was a New York Times #1 bestseller chronicling 100 years of American history with dry humor and cynicism.

Our Dumb Century

Author: Scott Dikkers

Publisher: Running PressBook Pub

ISBN: 9780762418664

Page: 192

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Definitely not for the easily offended, Our Dumb Century was a New York Times #1 bestseller chronicling 100 years of American history with dry humor and cynicism. This Miniature Edition™ distills the brilliant wit and satire of the original from "America's Finest News Source."

Our Dumb Animals

... our quail are thus bird list , to be protected in the same like to point to the time
when , three - quarters annually destroyed - in some sections utterly manner as
the latter by federal laws enacted for of a century ago , this system of
extermination ...

Our Dumb Animals

Author: George Thorndike Angell

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The Onion s Finest News Reporting

Presents a collection of satirical news stories from the humor magazine and its Website, including such events as "Clinton Deploys Vowels to Bosnia," "Civil War Enthusiasts Burn Atlanta to the Ground," and "Microsoft Patents Ones, Zeroes"

The Onion s Finest News Reporting

Author: Scott Dikkers

Publisher: Crown

ISBN: 9780609804636

Page: 165

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Presents a collection of satirical news stories from the humor magazine and its Website, including such events as "Clinton Deploys Vowels to Bosnia," "Civil War Enthusiasts Burn Atlanta to the Ground," and "Microsoft Patents Ones, Zeroes"

Homeland Insecurity

95 ) Our Dumb Century 0 - 609 - 80461 - 8 $ 16 . 95 paper ( Canada : $ 25 . 95 )
Christopher Reeve Placed Atop Washington Monument Microsoft Patents Ones ,
Zeroes Area Loser To Spend Rest Of Day In Bed from America ' s Clinton ...

Homeland Insecurity

Author: Amie Barrodale

Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.

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Page: 312

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A wild and wicked parody of America's preoccupation with national security offers a selection of whimsical news stories, opinion pieces, and blurbs that offer a pointed look at Donald Rumsfeld, America's dependence on foreign oil, domestic surveillance, and other hot topics. Original. 150,000 first printing.

International Directory of Company Histories

In the first half of 1999 , Onion , Inc. released its first book , Our Dumb Century :
The Onion Presents 100 Years of Headlines from America's Finest New Source .
The book , published by Crown Books , contained headlines created by nine ...

International Directory of Company Histories

Author: Jay P. Pederson

Publisher: Saint James Press

ISBN: 9781558625440

Page: 648

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Annotation This multi-volume series provides detailed histories of more than 7,000 of the most influential companies worldwide.

American Journalism Review

But it was the April Fools ' Day 1999 release of “ Our Dumb Century : 100 Years
of Headlines from America's Finest News Source " that brought fame and , at
least comparatively , fortune to the little company whose 50 or so employees , in
the ...

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New York

The Mix cue Edited by Boris Kachka Radio Highlights In Print Our Dumb Century
my little blue dress " Live From Grand Central " Host Ira Kleinman interviews the
executive chef of the Oyster Bar , playwright Charles Busch , and Multiple ...

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The Missouri Review

Both DJ and I had been at the Onion but left before they got their book deal to do
Our Dumb Century . DJ had a couple of ... In my opinion , I thought Our Dumb
Century was the best humor book of its type that I had ever seen . I lamented that
I ...

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Newsweek

All in ỚT CON" Our Dumb Century " tent with turns this same cutting its legions
sensibility on 100 years of Web fans , The of American history . Onion ( www
Each page of the book .theonion.com ) features a parody front now presents a
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The Onion Ad Nauseam

... Screw Cowardly Battle With Cancer Peace ' Accord FINEST NEWS
REPORTING OUR DUMB 100 Years of Headlines ... News Reporting , Volume
One 0-609-80463-4 $ 16.95 paper ( Canada : $ 25.95 ) Our Dumb Century 0-609
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The Onion Ad Nauseam

Author: Robert Siegel

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ISBN: 9781400049615

Page: 264

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An anthology encompassing hundreds of articles from November 2001 through October 2002, includes "Area Man Not Exactly Sure When to Take Down American Flags" and such post-September 11 works as "Spaghetti-Os Discontinued as Franco-American Relations Break

Dispatches from the Tenth Circle

A collection of front page news stories from The Onion, a satirical magazine from America. Contains entirely original material in the same vein as: Drugs Win Drugs War and Martin Luther King: I Had A Really Weird Dream Last Night.

Dispatches from the Tenth Circle

Author: Robert Siegel

Publisher: Pan Macmillan Adult

ISBN: 9780752220116

Page: 174

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A collection of front page news stories from The Onion, a satirical magazine from America. Contains entirely original material in the same vein as: Drugs Win Drugs War and Martin Luther King: I Had A Really Weird Dream Last Night.

Postwar America

The paper's best articles have been collected in several books , and a mock
anthology of the most important news events of the twentieth century appeared in
Our Dumb Century ( 1999 ) . In 1996 , The Onion went online , and its readership
 ...

Postwar America

Author: James Ciment

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The American Oxonian

Our youngest son ' s snickering blossoms and laughter cascades over the
caption below the fold : “ We Thought It ... faux centennial edition of The Onion :
Our Dumb Century , a sly , satirical publication that emerged from the primordial
stew of ...

The American Oxonian

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List of Rhodes scholars, 1904-1915: v.2 p. [145]-161. Vol. for 1934- include Addresses and occupations of Rhodes scholars and other Oxonians (called 1934-36, Addresses and occupations of Rhodes scholars).

Library Journal

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Anderson , L. , 82 Arts of the 19th Century ... N. , 92 Jackson , E. , 120 Our Dumb
Century , Jackson , M. , 83 97 Jackson - Stops , G. , 95 Oxford Composer
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