Onion cartoon depicts Austin through the eyes of ‘regular folks from normal towns’

June 15, 2017
Laura Skelding/Austin American-Statesman

Can Austin’s quest to remain weird be a little... a little aggressive

The Onion’s recent cartoon “South by Southworst” seems to imply that not everyone who visits the city is enamored with its insistence on remaining different.

See the full cartoon, which depicts a creeped out group of “regular folks from normal towns,” here.

It’s not the first time the satirical newspaper has poked fun at the city with headlines like “SXSW As Cool And As Real As It Gets, Reports Marketing Associate” and “Word ‘Innovate’ Said 650,000 Times At SXSW So Far.” 

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