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Sunday, April 22 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
How to Write for the Onion

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The Onion is the most popular and esteemed humor publication in the world, still going strong after nearly three decades. It is also the starting point for countless comedy writing careers in television and film. This craft talk will focus on exactly how the Onion does what it does -- specifically, how to create concise, funny fake news headlines that are complete jokes in themselves, and which can then be turned into Onion news stories of any length. Plus, learn how writing for the Onion allows you to audition for any comedy writing gig in Hollywood.

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Kurt Luchs

Kurt Luchs has written humor all of his life for nearly every medium. He has contributed to such prominent humor outlets as the Onion, the New Yorker and McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, among many others.His work has been represented in most of the Onion books, including Our Dumb... Read More →


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