The Onionization of Journalism

| April 9, 2009

Is it just me or are actual headlines more and more starting to resemble stories from America's favorite spoof news organ? ABC News has a piece on objectum sexuals - yes, that's a real term - with the following headline:

Woman Proves Love for Eiffel Tower With Commitment Ceremony

I'm a fan of awe inspiring architecture - but I've never had the desire to publicly pledge my undying love for the Pantheon, caress an art deco skyscraper or dry hump the Alhambra. Oh well, to each their own.