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Title:
The Onion magazine : iconic covers that transformed an undeserving world.
Publication Information:
[New York] : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
Physical Description:
261 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Summary:
"A compilation of the most important, most influential, and glossiest magazine covers ever produced by the hand of humankind. Seen by tens of billions worldwide, these are the unforgettable 'Onion magazine' covers that altered the course of human history and radically defined your trivial life anew every weekend."--Front jacket flap.
Language:
English
Added Uniform Title:
Onion (Madison, Wis.)
ISBN:
9780316256452
Format :
Book

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Covers That Matter For People Who Don't.

From America's Finest News Source comes a compilation of the most important, most influential, and glossiest magazine covers ever produced by the hand of humankind. Seen by tens of billions worldwide, these are the unforgettable Onion Magazine covers that altered the course of human history and radically redefined your trivial life anew every weekend. Profound philosophical questions, the thoughts of leading cultural luminaries, harsh truths of existence, remorseless personal attacks -- you will encounter full-color graphical representations of all of these within this handsome volume. Whether you are a connoisseur of pretty pictures or are new to looking at images, THE ONION MAGAZINE: THE ICONIC COVERS THAT TRANSFORMED AN UNDESERVING WORLD is sure to give you, the feebleminded consumer, far more pleasure than you have any earthly right to experience.


Author Notes

Since its founding by a Prussian tuber farmer in 1756, The Onion has attracted millions of loyal fans drawn to its fearless reporting and scathing commentary on world events, human behavior, and journalistic convention, and it has expanded into an omnipotent news empire, with Webby Award-winning TheOnion.com, its Peabody Award-winning Onion News Network video wing, and multiple bestselling books, including Our Dumb Century (1999), Our Dumb World (2007), and The Onion Book of Known Knowledge (2012). Its home offices are in Chicago.

Perhaps even more notable than The Onion newspaper is its Sunday magazine supplement, The Onion Magazine. First published in 1808 as a mouthpiece to relentlessly discredit Enlightenment ideals and as a vehicle for lucrative casket advertisements, The Onion Magazine quickly secured its place as the most popular reading material among the world's literate and semiliterate. The Onion Magazine has since grown into the largest magazine publisher on earth, expanding to include the famed Weekender magazine in 1837, the first ever hourly magazine in 1891, and the world's first glossy Braille magazine in 1920. With over 11 billion subscribers worldwide, The Onion Magazine empire now encompasses more than 13,000 properties and boasts all of the most popular titles in print.


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