Spoof news events on this day in history
(2007) Psychologists Finally Figure Out How Bush Won Re-Election: Stockholm Syndrome
Psychologists and election experts working closely together for the past three years have finally determined how President George W. Bush won his re-election campaign: Stockholm Syndrome. Dr. Ian Schroeder of the University of Chicago, head of the r...Read full story
(2007) Spoof Writers Cross Picket Lines
Amidst jeers and taunts of "Scab!" and "Union-buster!" several dozen writers for TheSpoof.com crossed the picket lines set up by members of the Writers Guild of America. The Spoof writers have not chosen to join the Writers Guild...Read full story
(2007) 'SNL' Canadian comedy writers striped of their US work Visas after being fired by NBC; Lorne Michaels deported back to the Great White North
New York, New York - In the predawn early morning hours, Mr. Saturday Night Live, Lorne Michaels, was rudely awoken from his warm bed in his cozy New York penthouse on the upper Westside of Manhattan, hooded, thrown into the back of a cold unmarked v...Read full story
(2010) Wiltshire police to charge door frame with assault of woman in custody
A Wiltshire door frame is expected to be charged with the actual bodily harm of a woman in custody after a policeman previously imprisoned for the act, was found not guilty on appeal. Sgt Mark Andrews, of Wiltshire Police, was filmed ushering Pame...Read full story
(2007) Major league baseball to be sped up; violence added for perspicuously numb audience
The tireless innings that seem to drag on forever in major league baseball will now be a thing of the past according to spokespersons for the league. New rules will be garnered and enforced in the league to help retain and increase its fan base which...Read full story
(2009) Jungle Joe Bugner cries: Get Me In There!
Former boxer Joe Bugner is set to have his own 'Rumble in the Jungle' when he becomes the latest to join I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here. The heavyweight hardman is stepping in to replace Camilla Giddyup who quit the show after just five days.Read full story
(2003) Bush "Just here to party".
Bush surprised a crowd of London common folk today when he stated in a speech on the steps of Buckingham Palace that he was visting for one reason and one reason only: partying.Read full story
(2004) Middle East Targeted as Landfill Site
The trans-Atlantic alliance of Bush and Blair has unveiled the visionary map of tomorrow's Middle East - a crater.Read full story
(2010) Harry Potter Shower Scene Cut From Movie At Last Minute
Although Harry Potter fans will love "Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows", they will be disappointed that the 'shower scene' was cut from the final editing of the movie which comes out today. "I could see no harm in it", stated one co-producer...Read full story
(2004) Government to Ban Voting in Public Places
Following government restrictions on unhealthy foods and the imminent ban on smoking, a bill has been tabled in Parliament today to outlaw the practice of voting in public places.Read full story
(2011) It's Official: Wall Street Has Become a Religion
New York - The international financial industry now controls Heaven as well as Hell. After years of behind-the-scenes maneuvering and back room deals, Wall Street officially became a major religion of the world this morning. With a hierarchy mirro...Read full story
(2006) President Bush sells Louisiana back to the French
BATON ROUGE, LA.- The White House announced today that President Bush has successfully sold the state of Louisiana back to the French at more than double its original selling price of $11.25m.Read full story
(2009) Katie Come On Down, The Price Is Right!
Blimp chested media seeking missile Katie Price today caused havoc at the I'm A Non Celebrity base camp. Ms Price was reportedly embroiled in a heated argument with production officials in a bid to garner yet more money for her already over paid a...Read full story
(2009) "Freddie Mercury ate my flatmate"
For many years now, possibly since time itself began, humankind has devoted an eternity to the never ending search for the perfect newspaper story headline. Could that never ending search be finally coming to an end? From the moment our ancesto...Read full story
(2008) Pirates seize boat off Salford Quays in Greater Manchester
Pirates have boarded and seized a boat in the dock harbour in Salford, Greater Manchester. The three pirates, Jezza, MC Dipstick and The Buzzcoq, all from the uptown, downmarket Moss Side suburb of Manchester and heavily armed with knives, guns, t...Read full story
(2003) Bush looking for footie violence during UK visit
George W Bush has admitted that he is "desperate" to take in a football match this weekend as part of his state visit to the UK.Read full story
(2009) Katie Price can never win Bikini War, international banger boffin tells bazooka watchers
As a leading style pundit, fashion consultant and one of the world's foremost experts on the female body, Gok Wan reckons he's seen everything. From civilian baps to Hollywood bazookas, he's handled them all. In fact, Gok says, he's felt up more wome...Read full story
(2006) The Holi-daze Are Coming!
It was a mistaken grandiose vision of (perhaps) a better world; one with less stress, less preoccupation; one which created more productivity--and the idea of less spending was also on the table! Rushing around would vanish. Lists of items that bring...Read full story
(2010) Your Naked Photos In A Magazine? Scanner Pictures Fleshed Out By Expert!
An expert has told ABC this morning that those stolen scanner images can easily be fleshed out by an expert and that's why the totally nude pics are showing up in magazines and some on the net. Of course, the magazines say that they are "imitation...Read full story
(2004) Kerry in Geometric Center of Republican's Way
Since the overwhelming Republican Victory in this past election, Republican Senators are finding a firm resistance exhibited by John Kerry and his fellow Democrats. What the Republicans had thought would be smooth, unilateral sailing, has actually b...Read full story
(2009) Wayne Rooney Plastic Surgery Plan Hits Snag
There was consternation at Old Trafford this afternoon when officials there reported that the facial plastic surgery planned for Manchester United and England forward and new daddy, Wayne Rooney, had already "encountered difficulties". Apparently,...Read full story
(2010) Manchester United Manager Sir Alex Ferguson To Carry On Until 100
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson gave the club a much-needed boost tonight, when he announced that he plans to remain at the helm 'at least' until he reaches the age of 100. Ferguson, now 69, had earlier said that he was "too old to ret...Read full story