Elon Musk Wanted to Buy ‘The Onion,’ Now He’s Poaching Its Staffers for a Secret Project

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Early in February, the satirical news publication The Onion published a story about Elon Musk, titled, “Elon Musk Offering $1.2 Billion in Grants to Any Project That Promises to Make Him Feel Complete.”

But what seemed like a fairly standard joke about the vapidity of ambition and wealth had an easter egg of truth.

Several former top staffers and writers of The Onion are now working on a secret project financially backed by Musk, The Daily Beast can confirm.

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