PaleyFest NY: The Onion: An Evening of Polite Mockery with America’s Finest News Source

Tuesday, October 17, 2023
7:00 pm

For thirty-five years The Onion has been one of America’s premier sources for humor across the media landscape, creating its own satirical take on local, national, and international news. With a creative legacy encompassing television, digital, and of course print, The Onion’s unique form of media parody helped usher in a new era of satire on television influencing a host of series. The Paley Center is pleased to welcome many of The Onion’s funniest writers to explore its history and impact on television and popular culture and why its satire is so vital to keeping the country sane. 

In Person:
Will Tracy, Former Editor in Chief, The Onion; Executive Producer, Succession; Screenwriter, The Menu 
Seth Reiss, Former Head Writer, The OnionLate Night with Seth Meyers; Screenwriter, The Menu 
Carol Kolb, Former Editor in Chief, The Onion; Head Writer, IFC’s Onion News Network; Writer, Community and Brooklyn Nine Nine 
Robert Siegel, Former Editor in Chief, The Onion; Screenwriter, The Wrestler 
Chad Nackers, Current Editor in Chief, The Onion

Moderator:
Brian Stelter, Former Anchor, CNN’s Reliable Sources; Special Correspondent, Vanity Fair

This PaleyFest NY event is made possible by generous support from The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation.

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General Public: $50

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