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 5 America''s Finest News Source 11-17 February 1999" in white. On the right side of the poster are three satirical news stories - "Gaywads, Dorkwads Sign Historic Wad Accord," "Land Mine Siezes Power in Angola," and "Aging Pope ''Just Blessing Everything in Sight,'' Say Concerned Handlers". Each "news" story has a photo - Three men shaking hands, a map of Angola, and the Pope. Down the left side of the poster is a "News" columns, with articles titled "Child Abuse: How Much Is Too Much?" with a photo of an adolescent girl cowering against a wall with a teddy bears; "Pier 1 Issues Formal Apology for Rattan Death March" with a photo of a Pier 1 storefront; and "Report: Advances in Porn Technology May Make ''Hypernudity'' Possible by 2005". At the bottom left is a "Statshot" section with "a look at the numbers that shape your world" featuring a list of popular baby names for white, black and Asian populations. Below the stats is a table of contents and a barcode.
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