Hilarious: Blog Collects Ramblings Of People Mistaking The Onion For Real News
There’s something about Memorial Day that kind of gets me down. Perhaps it’s the fact that I’m spending the entire weekend reflecting on people who risked and sacrificed their very lives for the good of the country and the most exciting thing I did this week was go to a pretty good improv class. That’s why it’s weekends like these where I need something to remind myself that there are people more pathetic than me. Enter the tumblr Literally Unbelievable which has been going viral all morning! It’s a collection of Facebook postings from people who can’t tell that The Onion isn’t a real news source. I can feel my self confidence rising already!
Yes, there are people out there who read headlines like “Planned Parenthood Opens $8 Billion Abortionplex” and “Final Minutes Of Last Harry Potter Movie To Be Split Into Seven Separate Films” and don’t instantly think, “Hey, that’s a funny joke.” Instead they think, “Hey, I better get on Facebook and register my outrage!”
Just check out this sample:
Of course, it’s really more fun when actual news agencies get fooled by The Onion because, with this blog, we’re really just making fun of regular people who haven’t done anything worse than being incredibly gullible. And what does that say about us. I mean, what kind of person sits in his apartment mocking strangers for making an honest mistake? That doesn’t make me smart! That makes me a jerk! Just a mean bully who-
Uh oh! Self confidence dipping again! Gotta find another happy Tumblr!
Ah ha! Dogs Eating Pasta! Awwwwwww!
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