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Our Dumb Century Year 2002 Calendar

by Robert Siegel

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Published by Three Rivers Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7586444M
ISBN 10060980832X
ISBN 109780609808320

  A few years ago, The Onion put out a book called Our Dumb Century. It was comprised of a series of newspaper front pages, one from each year. It was an interesting book, in part because of the events they chose to represent each year and also because The Onion writers are hilarious. The most brilliant entry in the book was from the edition. Scott Dikkers (born March 1, ) is an American comedy writer, speaker and entrepreneur. He was a founding editor of The Onion, and is the publication's longest-serving editor-in-chief, holding the position from –, –, and as General Manager / Vice President of Creative Development from – He currently heads the "Writing with The Onion" program in partnership.

Kirk Baird. Monday, Oct. 7, | a.m. Sept. 11 changed everything. But not The Onion. The hip satirical faux newspaper/online publication actually held form.   St. Mary’s College of Maryland welcomes The Onion creator Scott Dikkers on Friday, April 21 at p.m. in the Michael P. O’Brien Athletics and Recreation Center, Hill Commons Drive.. Dikkers will discuss “The Real Story of Fake News” in what promises to be a hilarious and insightful lecture presented by the Mark Twain Lecture Series on American Humor and Culture.

was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 2nd year of the 3rd millennium, the 2nd year of the 21st century, and the 3rd year of the s decade.   Siegel also poked fun at the tuition prices journalism students pay. “I can use words like pullquote, jump, hairline – you know, all that stuff that you pay $30, a year to learn,” he said.


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