The Onion was just trying to figure out how to acknowledge a tragedy. The result was a historical document that's also quite funny.
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We also grapple with a story that probably sounded hilarious in 2002 but raises eyebrows in 2022.
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Let's catch up on bitter fathers, Secretary's Day, the importance of networking and a haunted tape dispenser.
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"Stabble Stabble Stabble!" enters the lexicon, plus a guy's band is playing, old people and young people are fighting, Bono is Jesus and a dog is a dog.
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2002 was a very long time ago, with stories about the early housing bubble, McDonald's, dot-com Silicon Valley and Ben Affleck's assistant. Also, sex…
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20 years ago, The Onion treated America like we were in an all-out civil war.
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Welcome to a new year of Onion recaps! Remember "Becker"? The space shuttle? All that and more from exactly 20 years ago
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Welcome back to The Onion: 20 Years Later, where we review the print issue from 20 years ago, find out what’s still funny and examine the cultural…
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We also have Dell Computers, 11-year-olds smoking and the 20-year re-release of "E.T." to remind us how long ago 2002 really was.
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We also have Enron, "Sex in the City" fever, the mystery of Krispy Kreme and the return of Herbert Kornfeld
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Pope John Paul II, Tara Reid and the Rolling Stones are in the news, and an Onion columnist sabotages Office Max.
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March 2002 was full of topical content, including John Ashcroft, Ozzy Osbourne, the War on Drugs and "E.T" toys.
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