Special Programming: Public Affairs on 11/09/12

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Fri, 11/09/2012 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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Co-editor Will Tracy on "The Onion Book of Known Knowledge"

Host Chris Andreae speaks with Will Tracy, editor of the popular satire magazine, The Onion, about The Onion Book of Known Knowledge, an entire satirical encyclopedia. It's The Onion's take on everything from Agriculture, Al Qaeda and Muhammed Ali to the Zhou Dynasty and ZZ Top. The Associated Press calls it “one of the titans of fall humor” and Publishers Weekly calls it “consistently funny (and crude, irreverent, tasteless and brilliant).

Will Tracy is speaking about The Onion Book of Known Knowledge at Powell’s Books in downtown Portland on Nov. 10th. 

The Onion is known for their irreverent and razor sharp humor about news of the day, politics and current events. Its online magazine now includes an ever expanding video operation, millions of visitors to the site per month, huge footholds in social media and the very popular, AV Club. Its history spans 7 popular books, and 19 Webby Awards. The Onion has attracted legions of loyal fans drawn to its fearless reporting.

 

 

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