is SATIRE is, thankfully, forthcoming about their satirical nature.

From their About page:

The Hard Times is a very real punk news site that you should not question. Just absorb the information as truth and move on. The historic satire site was founded in December 1982 at 171A studios while the founding members were eating broken glass with The Bad Brains. - About Us

With articles like Top Ranked Call of Duty Player Also Noted Race Scholar, the humor intent is clear — despite whether you find the humor to your liking.

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