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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 a.m. Eastern time.

The Topica‪l‬ The Onion

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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 a.m. Eastern time.

    Papa John’s Comes Under Fire For Cruel Treatment Of The Bulbous, Deformed Creatures That Lactate Pizza Sauce

    Papa John’s Comes Under Fire For Cruel Treatment Of The Bulbous, Deformed Creatures That Lactate Pizza Sauce

    Hear why PETA is coming to the defense of these over-bread monstrosities that exist for the sole purpose of having fresh tomato paste extracted from their many teat-like protuberances.
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    • 9 min
    Scientists Warn Americans To Stay Away From That Bird

    Scientists Warn Americans To Stay Away From That Bird

    It looks dirty, and it’s doing a weird thing with its wings. Hear why it would be best if you just didn’t go near it.
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    • 8 min
    Nation’s Arborists Once Again Urge Congress To Lower The Age Of Consent For Trees

    Nation’s Arborists Once Again Urge Congress To Lower The Age Of Consent For Trees

    Hear why these arborists believe that if the fruit’s on the ground, it’s ready to pound.
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    • 9 min
    Paleontologists Determine Dinosaurs Were Killed By Someone They Trusted

    Paleontologists Determine Dinosaurs Were Killed By Someone They Trusted

    Plus, from royalty to recluse, we’ll sit down with a former prom king who now lives anonymously among the commoners.
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    • 9 min
    Team Of Vatican Geneticists Successfully Clone God

    Team Of Vatican Geneticists Successfully Clone God

    It’s an awe-inspiring scientific advancement, but is it ethical? Hear why critics say these geneticists shouldn’t be playing God on God by making God.
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    • 8 min
    Nation’s Hypnotists Announce You Are Now Under Their Command

    Nation’s Hypnotists Announce You Are Now Under Their Command

    Hear why, when they snap their fingers, you will make the sound a donkey makes.
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    • 8 min

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