The Onion has a new website, Clickhole, and if you don’t instantly recognize the target of its satirical style, you haven’t been wasting enough time on the Internet.A sampling of its headlines:
In June, that will take the form of a new site, the aptly dubbed ClickHole.com. The site is meant to parody the likes of BuzzFeed, Upworthy and ViralNova, and it will be “filled with content so
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After more than 25 years parodying traditional news, The Onion has launched Clickhole, a site taking aim at clickbait sites like Upworthy and Viralnova and listicle purveyors BuzzFeed.
ClickHole was announced at The Onion’s NewFronts event back in April. While the site parodies the articles, videos and images disseminated by news media, The Onion’s Managing Editor Ben Berkley told Fast Company there’s another purpose. Berkley says, «For us, ClickHole is just another mirror we can hold up to society.
The Onion is taking aim at Buzzfeed and linkbait in general with a new satirical arm called ClickHole. The site, launched this morning, provides a new flavor of deadpan articles that are painfully
The Onion, a news satire organization, announced Wednesday that it has rebranded its “ClickHole” site as “PatriotHole.” The new focus seemingly spoofs conservative news sites, such as
Clickhole is the Onion’s online branch. Though their print paper is online now too, and they’ve been making videos for some time so the distinction is kind of meaningless. Clickhole was just meant to parody sites like Buzzfeed (and their old chief was headhunted by Buzzfeed because the internet isn’t weird enough yet).
The Onion Is Launching a BuzzFeed Parody By Margaret Hartmann While it recently went online-only , apparently The Onion feels it needs to do more to adequately skewer internet culture.