The Onion
15 in HIGH x 12 in WIDE
(38.1 cm HIGH x 30.48 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Poster designed to look like a news publication, entitled "the Onion". The nameplate is at the top right in black with a green strip below with the publication details: "Volume 35 Issue 13 America''s Finest News Source 8-14 April 1999" in white. On the right side of the poster are three satirical news stories - "Christ Converts to Islam," "WB Targets Booming U.S. Prison Population with New Sitcom," and "Community Bands Together to Get Through Lesbian-Gym-Teacher Crisis". Each "news" story has a photo - Jesus Christ sitting with the Righteous Hassan Abdul al-Aziz, a WB logo, and a family photo. Down the left side of the poster is a "News" columns, with articles titled "Secretary of Education Given Given Something to Do" with a photo of a man and woman; "New Instant Lottery Game Features Three Ways to Win, 19,839,947 Ways to lose" with a photo of lottery tickets; and "Best Buy Idea Box Brimming With Urine". At the bottom left is a "Statshot" section with "a look at the numbers that shape your world" featuring responses to the question "What part of ''I''m not interested'' do U.S. telemarketers not understand?" Below the stats is a table of contents and a barcode.
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