On April 4, 2001, The Onion struggled to recall the details of John-John's death while being distracted by the Oscars. We also have a yak, General Motors' new car and Disney's layoffs.
The Onion would take the next 2 weeks to grapple with the biggest story of its existence and create maybe the greatest issue of its long run.
In the last issue before 9/11, we also have friendly zombies, the new Euro, DragonCon 2001, and fierce debates about individual liberty
Enjoy a great Onion issue that caters to pre-9/11 silliness.
And go back to 2001 with Stephen Jay Gould, Bill O'Reilly and the Olsen twins.
Thank God for a manatee visiting Congress, a Realtor's "last big score" and a man impressed with how he's been insulted.
We also have American icons like Popeye, Tom Brokaw and ... Richard Grieco. Plus, looking to switch careers? The Onion has you covered.
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