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(The Onion)   The Six best dresses at the Golden Globes. Warning: Slideshow   (theonion.com) divider line 93
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2013-01-15 02:18:35 PM  
I don't get it.
 
2013-01-15 02:35:33 PM  

Popcorn Johnny: I don't get it.


There's more newsworthy stories than who wore what dress at the Golden Globes....unless, of course, one of those dresses is really revealing and/or see-through.  Then that trumps all...
 
2013-01-15 02:52:27 PM  
There is such violence and inhumanity. It makes me feel mean and small to ever have clicked on a "best dressed at the awards" link. Now fark off.
 
2013-01-15 02:55:55 PM  
There's not going to be a lot of hits there, I don't think there are enough gay guys on Fark.....oh, it's an Onion article so it must be terribly clever and satirical. Nevermind.
 
2013-01-15 03:01:00 PM  

Mugato: There's not going to be a lot of hits there, I don't think there are enough gay guys on Fark.....oh, it's an Onion article so it must be terribly clever and satirical. Nevermind.


Don't talk about me like I'm not here! *runs out of thread crying*
 
2013-01-15 03:06:47 PM  
Poignant political commentary in my Onion?
 
2013-01-15 03:08:26 PM  
Brilliant.
 
2013-01-15 03:09:25 PM  
i104.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-15 03:09:37 PM  
Because it is impossible to simultaneously be interested in fashion and world events at the same time. Our minds are too simple to process more than one thing, so it is our duty to focus only on the most terrible.
 
2013-01-15 03:10:48 PM  
Gonna have to pass on this Onion article.. It's delving way too much into serious political agenda territory.   They're usually good at dancing around this sort of thing and making it all about a cheap laugh.  This just sucks.
 
2013-01-15 03:13:36 PM  
doh! blocked at work. is it worth pursuing at home?
 
2013-01-15 03:14:54 PM  

sedric: doh! blocked at work. is it worth pursuing at home?


No.
 
2013-01-15 03:16:23 PM  

UberDave: Popcorn Johnny: I don't get it.

There's more newsworthy stories than who wore what dress at the Golden Globes....unless, of course, one of those dresses is really revealing and/or see-through.  Then that trumps all...


I thought number 2 was really smokin' hot.
 
2013-01-15 03:17:13 PM  
Oh, I forgot, this is FARK, where really smart people can come up with better things than this, but instead of doing that, they decide to complain about it. Eat some shiat.
 
2013-01-15 03:17:37 PM  

styckx: Gonna have to pass on this Onion article.. It's delving way too much into serious political agenda territory.   They're usually good at dancing around this sort of thing and making it all about a cheap laugh.  This just sucks.


The Onion has been trending that way for quite a while. I think the major problem is that it's honestly hard to separate some of their headlines from the more bizarre things coming out of Washington these days. Other headlines ("2012 Was Once Considered Hottest Year On Record, Man In 2024 Remembers Wistfully" and "Gorilla Sales Skyrocket After Latest Gorilla Attack" come to mind) are such perfect mirrors of what's going on they almost aren't satire anymore, much like the Daily Show has become the best news program out there despite the high fart joke percentage.

Today's "Ten Percent Of U.S. High School Students Graduating Without Basic Object Permanence Skills" story is farking brilliant however.
 
2013-01-15 03:19:18 PM  
I for one think this is an excellent critique of America's hollywood-obsessed culture.

meddleRPI: Because it is impossible to simultaneously be interested in fashion and world events at the same time. Our minds are too simple to process more than one thing, so it is our duty to focus only on the most terrible.


I don't think the point is that people can't focus on the two things at once, I think it's pointing out the absurdity that anyone gives a flying crap about Hollywood, Hollywood awards shows, or the insanely expensive clothes that said hollywood idiots wear to said hollywood shows.
 
2013-01-15 03:19:21 PM  

KatjaMouse: [i104.photobucket.com image 500x371]


*clap* *clap* clap*

I had a feeling the Onion had some sort of trick up their sleeve, because that was just too standard a headline.
 
2013-01-15 03:20:09 PM  
This. Is. farking. Awesome.
 
2013-01-15 03:21:47 PM  

Brentmeister General: Oh, I forgot, this is FARK, where really smart people can come up with better things than this, but instead of doing that, they decide to complain about it. Eat some shiat.


I'm guessing you are into more subtle humor like the Three Stooges then?
 
2013-01-15 03:27:33 PM  

meddleRPI: Because it is impossible to simultaneously be interested in fashion and world events at the same time. Our minds are too simple to process more than one thing, so it is our duty to focus only on the most terrible.


The point that you are missing is that fashion should only be front-page news in a fashion magazine or website, and never anywhere else, because fashion can never be that important.
 
2013-01-15 03:32:18 PM  

meddleRPI: Because it is impossible to simultaneously be interested in fashion and world events at the same time. Our minds are too simple to process more than one thing, so it is our duty to focus only on the most terrible.


love the onion.. have every book they ever made and still peruse them daily.

but i completely agree with you, they can do better then this.
 
2013-01-15 03:32:51 PM  
I laughed, but then I felt kind of depressed.
 
2013-01-15 03:33:52 PM  

Bukharin: thought number 2 was really smokin' hot.


It's ok, but number 5 has obvious nip slippage.  Besides, I'm a huge fan of side-boob.
 
2013-01-15 03:34:55 PM  
Great use of ironic since the Onion has never tackled a serious issue head on either.

/still like the Onion
 
2013-01-15 03:35:05 PM  
Sex-ee!
 
2013-01-15 03:39:21 PM  
There are a lot of Farkers who seem mad at having to fap to images of war.
 
2013-01-15 03:39:50 PM  
Clap.

Clap.

Clap.

Beautiful.
 
2013-01-15 03:45:35 PM  
The Onion has just cancelled all shore leave. They've just had an unhappy love affair, so they don't see why anyone else should have a good time.
 
2013-01-15 03:48:39 PM  
Warning: Golden Globes
 
2013-01-15 04:01:01 PM  

space1999: meddleRPI: Because it is impossible to simultaneously be interested in fashion and world events at the same time. Our minds are too simple to process more than one thing, so it is our duty to focus only on the most terrible.

The point that you are missing is that fashion should only be front-page news in a fashion magazine or website, and never anywhere else, because fashion can never be that important.


It's usually a sidebar link, or rotating header. I agree that that's probably too much, and that many people care too much about what celebrities do and wear than current events, but let's stop pretending like it's not a part of our culture anymore.

It exists, it's popular art, and it has some widespread cultural relevance. Realize that, move on, and if you care enough, figure out a way to leverage it to bring attention to other events.
 
2013-01-15 04:08:38 PM  

Tyrone Slothrop: The Onion has just cancelled all shore leave. They've just had an unhappy love affair, so they don't see why anyone else should have a good time.


That's about it. I hate fashion shows and the Today Show babbling over what some D-list celebrity said last night as much as the next guy. But this is just cheap "Please think of the children!" pandering to people already pre-disposed to hate red carpets and lights.

Make it about Pitchfork jabbering about Bon Iver or the AV Club comparing Community to the third act of Hamlet, and we'll have humor with a hint of edge.
 
2013-01-15 04:10:35 PM  
Perfectly brilliant.
 
2013-01-15 04:19:45 PM  

halfof33: Brentmeister General: Oh, I forgot, this is FARK, where really smart people can come up with better things than this, but instead of doing that, they decide to complain about it. Eat some shiat.

I'm guessing you are into more subtle humor like the Three Stooges then?


Way to miss the point. I'd ask if you are new here but we all know you aren't.

Glockenspiel Hero: "Gorilla Sales Skyrocket After Latest Gorilla Attack" come to mind


That one approached "Modest Proposal" level satire in my book.
 
2013-01-15 04:21:19 PM  

meddleRPI: Because it is impossible to simultaneously be interested in fashion and world events at the same time. Our minds are too simple to process more than one thing, so it is our duty to focus only on the most terrible.


In all fairness it's making the statement that too many people pay attention to the former and not the latter.
 
2013-01-15 04:21:45 PM  
I don't even know how this made the list. The red head piece totally clashes with and defeats the purpose of the overall Camo theme. The judges must have had a gun to their head to include this.

o.onionstatic.com
 
2013-01-15 04:24:08 PM  
I dunno... Claire Danes was on fire, but that dress made her look kind of rectangular.
 
2013-01-15 04:25:52 PM  

factoryconnection: Way to miss the point. I'd ask if you are new here but we all know you aren't.


Way to miss the point, area man. That Onion article made a sledgehammer to the cranium look understated by comparison. Maybe you'll like this one!

Knock knock!
Who's there?
Golden Globes!
Golden globes who?
Golden globes ignore the immense physical and emotional pain and death in Darfur!

HA!
 
2013-01-15 04:28:38 PM  
Dumb, did not meet eye candy expectations
 
2013-01-15 04:30:28 PM  
Yeah, I get it.  And yes, fashion is stupid and unimportant.

But if we spend our time actually focused on all the mayhem, violence, death and evil in the world we'd all be farking insane.

I don't suppose anyone at the Onion watches any football games, or tv shows, or reads a book, or exercises...all of which are not as important in the big picture as the horrific things happening around the world.

Swing and a miss for this Onion this time.  They usually don't hit you over the head when trying to make a point.  I expect more cleverness and bite from them.  Their reaction to Sandy Hook was letter perfect, for example.
 
2013-01-15 04:36:01 PM  
Here's a howler!

Policeman: Knock, knock.
Woman: Who's there?
Policeman: The police. I'm afraid there's been an accident. Your husband has been killed in Syria. There was nothing we could do because the United Nations has refused to heed the anguished cries for help from that deeply troubled region.

lolz.
 
2013-01-15 04:42:00 PM  
At first I was like "THOSE AREN'T DRESSES!?" Then I was like "Oooh."
 
2013-01-15 04:48:29 PM  

Brentmeister General: Oh, I forgot, this is FARK, where really smart people can come up with better things than this, but instead of doing that, they decide to complain about it. Eat some shiat.


Hey now, hold your horses!
Welcome to Fark.
 
2013-01-15 05:01:15 PM  

Brick-House: I don't even know how this made the list. The red head piece totally clashes with and defeats the purpose of the overall Camo theme. The judges must have had a gun to their head to include this.

[o.onionstatic.com image 850x477]


The Russian-made weapon juxtaposed against the Korean-made truck is the point of the (you should pardon the pun) shot; the red hounds tooth schmatta is merely window dressing. It's Vera Wang - just go with it.
 
2013-01-15 05:01:32 PM  
Dear Syrians,

Kill each other all you want.
Very few farks will be given.

xoxoxo

The World
 
2013-01-15 05:07:37 PM  
The slideshow, idealized:

wallpaper.celebritypc.com

www.whitegadget.com

www.99wallpaper.com

i.imgur.com

www.moviesera.com

www.my-wallpapers.org

On the topic of the slideshow: I get it. There are starving children in the world and wars going on. But if I spent every waking hour concerned about it, I'd be a manic depressive. From time to time, I like to take time out from caring and look at attractive women, and so does most of America. I love The Onion, but occasionally it can be a tad pretentious.
 
2013-01-15 05:09:30 PM  

Brick-House: I don't even know how this made the list. The red head piece totally clashes with and defeats the purpose of the overall Camo theme. The judges must have had a gun to their head to include this.

[o.onionstatic.com image 850x477]


On the positive side, it does take balls to arrive at the Golden Globes in a piece of shiat Daewoo.
 
2013-01-15 05:18:05 PM  
i dont get it either.
 
2013-01-15 05:21:44 PM  

Brentmeister General: Oh, I forgot, this is FARK, where really smart people can come up with better things than this, but instead of doing that, they decide to complain about it. Eat some shiat.


The Onion has been at the top of it's game in the last few months. Fark and farkers never have.
 
2013-01-15 05:25:04 PM  
Love the dress that was blood red.
 
2013-01-15 05:26:10 PM  
LOL at those arabs killing themselves.
 
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