20 of the Best Bookish Onion Articles

Josh Corman

Staff Writer

Josh Corman is a writer and English teacher in Central Kentucky and a Contributing Editor at Panels. He also writes for Kentucky Sports Radio’s pop culture blog, Funkhouser. If he’s not reading, he’s hanging out with his wife and two young children or cheering on his beloved Kentucky Wildcats.   Twitter: @JoshACorman

The Onion—America’s Finest News Source, if they do say so themselves—has been satirizing everything that moves since 1988. Naturally, the world of books and publishing has fallen into their crosshairs on a number of occasions, and much hilarity has ensued.

So go forth, dearest book nerds, and have a chuckle at the expense of our beloved papery companions.

Most Popular Young Adult Fiction Books

Third-Grader Clearly Biting Off More Than He Can Chew at Elementary School Book Fair

Nation Relieved Insufferable Little ‘Game Of Thrones’ Fans Don’t Have Book To Lord Over Them This Season

Comic Book Fans Adamant That Human Torch Be Played By Actor Whose Body Actually Engulfed In Flames

Owner Of Independent Comic Book Store In Ohio Not Quite Sure How He’s Still In Business

Comics Not Just For Kids Anymore, Reports 85,000th Mainstream News Story

Author Promoting Book Gives It Her All Whether It’s Just 3 People Or A Crowd Of 9 People

Member Of Book Group Just Loved This Book A Little Less Is All

All Those Years Shopping At Independent Bookstore Wasted

‘Minotaurs The New Vampires’ Says Publishing Executive Desperate To Find New Vampires

Dwight Howard Teaches Children At Library To Shoot Books Into Garbage Can

Area Eccentric Reads Entire Book

Rapture Wreaks Havoc On Local Book Club

Dewey Decimal System Helpless To Categorize New Jim Belushi Book

New Book Written From Perspective Of Gargamel

Self-Help Book Believes It Can Be A Bestseller Someday

I Insist You Borrow This Terrible Book And Tell Me How Much You Liked It

Nation’s Teens Disappointed By Banned Books

Book Given As Gift Actually Read

Books Don’t Take You Anywhere