10 Overreactions to "Onion" Articles from Literally Unbelievable



By Alex Schmidt on April 19, 2012

You know The Onion puts out Peabody-worthy news satire, right? As in, "news that is fake"? Well our new favorite Tumblr, Literally Unbelievable, gathers the funniest overreactions to Onion stories from outraged people who can't figure out that the site is making everything up. Here are ten of our favorite Facebook reactions from Literally Unbelievable.

1

Giant Bin Laden Destroys New York, Washington

That reaction, translated: "The Internet said something and my knee-jerk response is to post it on Facebook for clarification!"

2

Brain-Dead Teen, Only Capable Of Rolling Eyes And Texting, To Be Euthanized

"It's worse than Kony! Which is another thing I do not have a complete understanding of!"

3

Dry Humping An Adequate Sex Alternative For Teens, Says Weird, Unsolicited Report From Department Of Interior

The second commenter is definitely trolling those other three idiots. Because apparently the non-idiots are outnumbered three to one on Facebook.

4

Meet The Man Inside The Nicolas Cage Costume

Another wonderful characteristic of a lot of the comments: they try to Google the story to figure out if it's true, and even with all the information on Earth at their fingertips, they still can't figure out that it's a joke.

5

Arby's Now Charging $2.99 To Let Customers Go Behind Counter, Grab Handfuls Of Beef

Sometimes you just can't idiot proof your funny fake news post effectively enough. Or prevent an extremely awkward next Arby's visit for your dumb friend.

Comments