Joe Randazzo is the former editor of The Onion, the world's most popular satirical newspaper, as well as former creative director of adultswim.com. Randazzo also performs stand-up and has appeared on NPR's This American Life, PBS's Charlie Rose, and MSNBC's Morning Joe. Randazzo was awarded the Burke Medal for Outstanding Contribution to Public Discourse through the Arts by the College Historical Society of Trinity College Dublin in 2012. He is author of the book <i>Funny on Purpose.</i>
Amidst the worst media climate in decades, The Onion editor frets about “standing in his corner office one stormy night with a glass of brandy,” having sold his paper’s soul.
How The Onion keeps its front page funny.
Growing up, Joe Randazzo wanted to be Bill Murray and to raise a family. One of those dreams came true.