Our Dumb World

The Onion's Atlas of The Planet Earth, 73rd Edition
By The Onion (Audiobook, 2007)
In order to understand the news, a context of world geography and history is essential. That is why The Onion is publishing a world atlas: to help us. News that now makes no sense will now make sense. Thus begins a new age of enlightenment.

OUR DUMB WORLD contains, among other things:

  • News and historic facts from other nations
  • Historic timelines for countries
  • Rejected flag designs
  • The earth broken down and described, from its molten core to the outermost sphere, and the location of heaven
  • Demographic, economic and other -ic data about each country's people, industries, and habits
Every country will be categorized in a number of ways, including:

  • Ethnic cleanliness
  • Level of Bono activity
  • Prop comedians per 1,000 live birds
  • Yearly income in wide-screen televisions
  • The Monkeys they got
  • Where it sees itself in five years
  • Color boxes for average skin color
  • Chart listing benefits of invading said country
  • Most annoying handicrafts
OUR DUMB WORLD is the first original Onion audiobook in eight years--a gut-busting send-up in which no nation escapes unscathed.
  • Hachette Audio
    • Format: Audiobook

    • Price: $24.98 US/$28.98 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9781600240447

    • On Sale Date: 10/30/2007

    • Publisher: Hachette Audio

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In order to understand the news, a context of world geography and history is essential. That is why The Onion is publishing a world atlas: to help us. News that now makes no sense will now make sense. Thus begins a new age of enlightenment.

OUR DUMB WORLD contains, among other things:

  • News and historic facts from other nations
  • Historic timelines for countries
  • Rejected flag designs
  • The earth broken down and described, from its molten core to the outermost sphere, and the location of heaven
  • Demographic, economic and other -ic data about each country's people, industries, and habits
Every country will be categorized in a number of ways, including:

  • Ethnic cleanliness
  • Level of Bono activity
  • Prop comedians per 1,000 live birds
  • Yearly income in wide-screen televisions
  • The Monkeys they got
  • Where it sees itself in five years
  • Color boxes for average skin color
  • Chart listing benefits of invading said country
  • Most annoying handicrafts
OUR DUMB WORLD is the first original Onion audiobook in eight years--a gut-busting send-up in which no nation escapes unscathed.

Every week, three million readers turn to the world's most popular news organization for a much-needed dose of Onion news and entertainment coverage. In a history spanning fifteen years, six popular books, and ten Webby Awards, The Onion has attracted legions of loyal fans drawn to its fearless reporting and scathing commentary on world events, human behavior, and journalistic convention.
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  • "Makes its readers teary-eyed with laughter...The Onion gleefully offends, armed with a ... combination of puerility and intelligence." (The Washington Post).

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Our Dumb World
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio
  • Price: $24.98 US/$28.98 CAN
  • Audio Run Time: 210
  • ISBN-13: 9781600240447
  • On Sale Date: 10/30/2007
Our Dumb World