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The Topical is the daily podcast from The Onion and Onion Public Radio, and the only podcast brave enough to ask: What if the news had sound effects? Join host Leslie Price each day as he barely scratches the surface of all the day’s top news stories. Journalism isn’t dead. It's using its dying breath to beg you to listen to The Topical. New episodes published every weekday by 5 p.m. Eastern time.

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The Topical is the daily podcast from The Onion and Onion Public Radio, and the only podcast brave enough to ask: What if the news had sound effects? Join host Leslie Price each day as he barely scratches the surface of all the day’s top news stories. Journalism isn’t dead. It's using its dying breath to beg you to listen to The Topical. New episodes published every weekday by 5 p.m. Eastern time.

    Love Sounds With Martha Saunders: How I Learned To Love Valentine’s Day After A Nude Man In A Diaper Killed My Father With A Bow And Arrow

    Love Sounds With Martha Saunders: How I Learned To Love Valentine’s Day After A Nude Man In A Diaper Killed My Father With A Bow And Arrow

    On a special Valentine’s Day edition of The Topical, join the host of OPR's Love Sounds, Martha Saunders, as she explores questions about sex, love, and a lot of other topics you would probably prefer to keep private.

    • 7 min
    Tinder Swipes Right On Big Changes

    Tinder Swipes Right On Big Changes

    The popular dating app Tinder announced today that it will no longer match users exclusively with distant relatives.

    • 8 min
    FBI Warns Against American Dream Scam

    FBI Warns Against American Dream Scam

    It promises prosperity and success in exchange for nothing more than a lifetime of hard work and determination. Hear how authorities suggest people protect themselves from this growing scam. 

    • 7 min
    Department Of Evil: ‘All Of You Must Die’

    Department Of Evil: ‘All Of You Must Die’

    The Department of Evil issued a strong and clear message today confirming that every resident of the United States must die. But what does it mean for Americans and their mortality?

    • 9 min
    Oscars Ceremony Ruined

    Oscars Ceremony Ruined

    Last night’s Academy Awards were marred by what might be the Oscars’ worst gaffe in years. Hear how a leaky pipe in the Dolby Theater almost shut down the ceremony for good, and about the superintendent who stepped in to make it all much worse.

    • 10 min
    A Shocking Scene Of Rebellion

    A Shocking Scene Of Rebellion

    Onlookers were stunned in Lansing, MI after witnessing a rebellious young man who had the audacity to dye his hair blue. 

    • 6 min

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