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Old People News: The Onion News Network Ripoff That’s Actually Good

At first glance, Old People News, the new web show by Atom Films that parodies old people, news, and the Snopes-y emails we used to call “Mom-forwards,” though I guess in these times they are more like “Grandma-forwards,” seems obvious. But then the old people actors are really good and the show is surprisingly well done. Even if you don’t recognize these particular scare-emails, they still sound familiar. It’s like the Access Hollywood of Reader’s Digest:

This combined with the ONN make one curious about how many hilarious older actors must be out there just waiting to be discovered by the internet. Old people are the new Gabe And Max!