Probably because no one can really remember when the last time the onion was funny. It is more like "I knew a guy who met someone who said he once read something funny on the onion" but no one can ever find it. IMPORTANT NOTICE: No media files are hosted on these forums. By clicking the link below you agree to view content from an external website. We can not be held responsible for the suitability or legality of this material. If the video does not play, wait a minute or try again later. I AGREE TIP: to embed Youtube clips, put only the encoded part of the Youtube URL, e.g. eBGIQ7ZuuiU between the tags. http://www.theonion.com/content/vide..._searching_for The throw-away lines are the best though, the onion does one liners well (whether it be headlines or throw aways).