The Onion celebrates 25th birthday: The top ten Colorado mentions

Today marks the 25th birthday of The Onion, purveyor of fake news way better than the real thing -- including lotsa stuff that didn't happen in Colorado but would have made the state a funnier place had it.

Back in January, when the last print edition of the paper was published in Denver, we assembled and photo-illustrated a list of our ten favorite Colorado mentions in The Onion -- and we think it's a fitting anniversary salute. Check it out below -- and hope the next 25 years is just as hilarious.

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