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Apple rejects satire app Joyful Executions

In an expected move from the iOS gatekeepers, iPhone users won't get a chance to play the game which puts a satirical twist on North Korean propaganda due to its "excessively objectionable content."

By Aug. 6, 2013


The Thick of IT: Armando Iannucci pens Silicon Valley satire

Armando Iannucci, creator of award-winning political satire The Thick of It, is planning a new show set in Silicon Valley on HBO.

By Sep. 4, 2012


'Real or Onion': Can you spot the satire?

"Congress Accidentally Approves Arts Funding." Did that headline come from a serious news outlet or did you just get duped by The Onion? New iPhone game challenges you to decide.

By Dec. 7, 2011


TSA blog fights back against satire

The TSA's official blog takes the time to explain that some satirical stories about its screening procedures are entirely false.

By Dec. 4, 2010


The Onion brings its irreverent satire to MySpace

The humor publication will be providing audio, video, and print content to the social networking site.

By Aug. 7, 2007


Report: N.Y.-based Harvard grads score Facebook satire book deal

Evan Lushing and Greg Atwan, two Harvard graduates, have quit their new-media gigs after earning a five-figure book deal for a satirical book about the social network that famously began at their alma mater.

By Oct. 1, 2007


Send off Windows XP by blowing it up with Microsoft's help

From the good-sport department, Microsoft takes a shot at itself with a Web game that encourages players to send Windows XP back to the early naughts, permanently.

By Apr. 11, 2014


The Onion deletes offensive tweet about child Oscar nominee

And on the morning after, The Onion's CEO takes to the publication's Facebook page to apologize for "a senseless, humorless comment masquerading as satire."

By Feb. 24, 2013


Lab making salami out of Jennifer Lawrence?

BiteLabs insists it is growing meat from celebrity tissue samples. Oh, of course Kanye is one of them. It seems hard to swallow.

By Feb. 27, 2014


Twitter account parodying mayor leads to heavy police raid

Police In Peoria, Ill., seize phones and computers in search of the authors of a fake Twitter account that mocked the mayor. Though Twitter had already shut the account, as many as seven police officers were deputed to conduct the raid.

By Apr. 17, 2014