It has not been a quiet week in Lake Wobegon

The Onion goes for the low-hanging fruit with above-average results:

According to officials, the bodies were discovered when hundreds gathered to watch Mr. Berge’s 1949 maroon Pontiac sink into the thawing lake as part of the annual Sons of Knute Ice Melt contest. As the car submerged, onlookers witnessed a number of purplish- looking corpses float to the surface, most of them decapitated.

2 thoughts on “It has not been a quiet week in Lake Wobegon

  1. Because I’m originally from South Dakota, I constantly hear, “Oh, you’re from the Midwest! You must love Garrison Keillor!” I never have the heart to tell them that I can’t stand Prairie Home Companion, so this Onion article gives me great glee.

  2. Me, I’m just a sucker for anything pandering to my Public Radio nerd-itude. But maybe The Onion‘s Wisconsin roots are showing here …

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