Stuff My Sisters Will Like

To Jenny, Katie and Laura, From Their Brother, Victor

Life Imitates the Onion September 6, 2013

Filed under: Funny,History,Neat,Stuff — Fr. Victor Feltes @ 8:00 am

Born in Madison, Wisconsin in 1988, The Onion, America’s Finest News Source, has just turned 25. Since then, their satirical stories have often proved prescient:

April, 2006: Detroit Sold For Scrap [In 2013, Detroit filed for bankruptcy]

July, 2008: Sources Warn Miley Cyrus Will Be Depleted by 2013 [Observe the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards]

January, 2009: Apple Introduces Revolutionary New Laptop With No Keyboard [The next year, Apple introduced the keyboardless iPad]

November, 2010: Progressive Parents Refuse to Tell Child Its Sex [In 2011, a Canadian couple decided to raise their 3rd child, Storm, as genderless.]

March, 2011: CIA’s “Facebook” Program Dramatically Cut Agency’s Costs [The Snowden PRISM leaks revealed that Facebook frequently shares user data with the government.]


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