Spoof news events on this day in history
(2009) Shock: gay man wins Eurovision
There was a surprise in the world of show business today, when a homosexual man won the Eurovision song contest. Russian Alexander Rubcock sang his song "I'm a fairy" for Norway, and was universally panned by music critics for his appallingly smug pe...Read full story
(2006) Bush Mobilizes Troops for Border Control
Washington, DC -- In a move democrats decry as an attempt to win favor with his conservative base, President George Bush today mobilized The Girl Scouts of America and The Boy Scouts of America to patrol the borders and stem the flow of illegal immig...Read full story
(2010) BGT - Simon Cowell 'Owns' Amanda Holden's Soul
A seemingly off the cuff remark by Simon Cowell to fellow BGT judge Amanda Holden rocked the world of show business to its very foundations last night. The furore began in Cardiff, when ex-factory worker and part time cleaner, Marlene, 62 took the...Read full story
(2008) Gospel of Peter found in Jerusalem
The Gospel of Peter has been discovered on a building site in Jerusalem, and already authenticated and carbon dated to the time of Jesus, it is being touted as the most significant religious find in the last 2,000 yearsRead full story
(2004) Pee Wee Herman is Back !!!
"Is it you or is it me?" Paul Reuben has been awarded a contract with WDLC-TV in Denmark to resurrect his old TV show "Pee Wee's Playhouse". It was near the tail end of his five-year syndicated Saturday morning television seri...Read full story
(2008) Bush Declares Obama Stance On Hummus: "Simply Misguided"
(Jerusalem-Israel) Republican strategists have to be hoping that President Bush is just assuming the role once played by Casey Stengel or at least is a fan of Norm Crosby.Read full story
(2008) Dambusters Anniversary Flypast
In a moving tribute to legendary RAF 617 Squadron - the 'Dambusters' - a decrepit old Lancaster bomber just managed to drag itself across the sky for a few minutes today. Flying this rustbucket was none other than Jimmy 'Jollygoodshow'...Read full story
(2010) Ashley Greene Agrees To Delay Playboy Spread Until After Last Twilight
Twilight star Ashley Greene told reporters today that she may be seeing them later on via Playboy Magazine, probably early next year. She stated that nothing was final and she wanted the last Twilight in the can before she made any major decision...Read full story
(2008) Hillary Clinton Declares Victory: I Have Won!
West VA - Speaking to a small town in West Virginia yesterday. Hillary Clinton declared herself the victor in the race for the Democratic nomination and called upon Barrack Obama to concede.Read full story
(2010) Over The Rainbow - Andrew Lloyd Webber Wins It!
Our source, eccentric British film director Buffty Ginslinger has been telling us for weeks now that the eventual winner of the search for a Dorothy for The Wizard Of Oz will be none other than Andrew Lloyd-Webber himself. We didn't believe him.Read full story
(2009) Factual Website Of The Year - TheSpoof.com Edged Out By Sky News
TheSpoof.com was narrowly pipped at the post last night by Sky News in the Best Factual Website Of The Year category at the fifteenth annual Best Website Awards at the Troll and Lantern Hotel in the West End of Glasgow. A visibly elated Mark Lowto...Read full story
(2008) Woman in late 40s mugged because she walks too slow
Ms Fart Laydee a woman in her late 40s claims to have been mugged by 5 youngsters simply because she walks too slow (by their standards).Read full story
(2006) President George W. Bush to militarize the border; ex-Stasi chief praises Bush
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Yesterday, President George W. Bush announced plans to deploy National Guard soldiers to the U.S.-Mexican border. The plan to occupy the border with National Guard troops has the country divided, but the President has at least one...Read full story
(2008) Manchester United launch massive spending spree
In an attempt to protect themselves from Real Madrid's aggressive moves to sign star striker Christiano Ronaldo for a reported £1Trillion, Manchester United are looking to kick-off a spending spr...Read full story
(2008) Roman Catholic Italians Cooperated in Crucifixion!
In a bizarre mix of espionage, religion and sadism, an Italian trial of US CIA operatives began today with gripping testimony from a wife about her husband's torture.Read full story
(2007) Tories Abandon Support For Grammars
Leading Conservative backbenchers have announced they are withdrawing their support for the grammar school system. This comes as a huge shock considering the overwhelming middle class support for the system. In order to allay fears the following sh...Read full story
(2008) Abba Pledge On Israeli Catastrophe
Speaking from peace-loving Stockholm, Swedish singer and explosives manufacturer Benny Bjeardie, of Abba, made a surprising claim about the state of Israel.Read full story
(2008) Madonna To Be The New Pope
In a surprise move, pop star and all-round girl-you-wished-wasn't-next door Madonna is to become the new Pope.Read full story
(2008) Blago and Koko: Blagojevich Admits Koko Gives Him All of His Ideas
Chicago - Just when you thought you'd heard it all with regard to Illinois' travesty of a Governor Rod Blagojevich, better known these days as Blago, now comes the cake.Read full story
(2007) Mourin-Ho tested for rabies
London - (Ass Mess): Chelsea coach Jose Mourin-Ho was quarantined by London police last night after breaking out in a rabid fit while being arrested for smuggling his dotty pooch into the country without the usual quarantine formalities to determine...Read full story
(2007) Bill Gates Still Not Running for President
Bill Gates continues to deny rumors that he will enter the 2008 race for President. Earlier hints that New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg might run prompted speculation that Gates would enter the race.Read full story
(2008) It Doesn't Get Much Better Than This!
If you were folically challenged, overweight, and specky, with no job, no social life, you'd think you'd just take a handful of pills, but not Hector Bracegirdle (58), who has managed to scoop the coveted, 'Worst Comedian Of The Year Awar...Read full story