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Shakespeare Behind Bars - The Untold Story

Funny story: Shakespeare Behind Bars - The Untold Story

True historical information- A historical research group in Wales has unearthed evidence that one William Shakespeare, father of famous theatrical plays known throughout the world, was also a business cheat. Records have been found that show the author being dragged before a court for hoarding grain during a time of famine. Even more ironically, it occurred at the same time as the presentation of...

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Why Bigfoot Hides; The Name Game

Funny story: Why Bigfoot Hides; The Name Game

Is he shy? Too busy to engage with others? Fearful of capture? The surprising answer is: None of the above. Bigfoot has been in touch with a Spoof reporter, explaining for the first time why he is in hiding. It started with a simple te...

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Shakespeare's Co-Writer Was Spoof Hack Danton, Say Top Experts

Funny story: Shakespeare's Co-Writer Was Spoof Hack Danton, Say Top Experts

News that Shakespeare had a collaborator when he penned the comedy All's Well That Ends Well has astounded the literary establishment. But a row has broken out over who the co-writer might have been. Literature boffins at Oxford University reck...

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Quotes from President Obama's Political Speeches Reported

Funny story: Quotes from President Obama's Political Speeches Reported

Washington DC: President Obama during a Democratic campaign speech given in Osawatomie, Kansas echoed the words of President Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909). Overlooked by the media were other occasions where the Chief Executive utilized themes originally expressed by William Shakespeare. Friends, Republicans, countrymen, lend me your tax money. To drill or not to drill that is the question.

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Shakespeare plays were actually written by Tara Palmer Tomkinson

Funny story: Shakespeare plays were actually written by Tara Palmer Tomkinson

In a major interview in a major newspaper today, it was revealed that the entire works of William Shakespeare were actually ghost written by philanthropist, socialite and Dean of the Faculty of Make Up, Lipstick and over-priced Fashion at University...

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Kim Kardashian Throws Bloody Towel Out Window To Prove She Was A Virgin: Did A Chicken Die In Vain?

Funny story: Kim Kardashian Throws Bloody Towel Out Window To Prove She Was A Virgin: Did A Chicken Die In Vain?

HOLLYWOOD BEDLAMBASTS: Although Las Vegas bookies have given even odds to which will occur sooner; the current NBA contract impass to be resolved or the breakup of the marriage between Kim Kardashian and New Jersey Jet forward, Kris Humphries, one th...

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BBC Spends £1m On Actors To Train Managers To Face Angry Staff

Funny story: BBC Spends £1m On Actors To Train Managers To Face Angry Staff

Derision was being heaped on the BBC today after it emerged that the broadcaster had spent £1 million on training managerial staff how to talk to angry staff. The Corporation engaged the talents of React Acting For Business, whose actors trained b...

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David Tennant and Catherine Tate In "Much Ado About Nothing" - "Bloody Disgrace!"

Funny story: David Tennant and Catherine Tate In "Much Ado About Nothing" - "Bloody Disgrace!"

A storm is brewing over a performance of Shakespeare's classic comedy Much Ado About Nothing featuring TV favourites David Tennant and Catherine Tate. Tennant and Tate appear as the bickering couple Benedick and Beatrice, who are "tricked" into an...

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Marmite Demonstrations Hit Am-Dram Hamlets throughout UK

Funny story: Marmite Demonstrations Hit Am-Dram Hamlets throughout UK

Amateur theatre groups throughout the UK are facing huge losses following Denmark's decision to ban Marmite. Community centres and civic theatres up and down the country are currently advertising performances of Shakespeare's Hamlet but authoritie...

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LIKE Becomes a Baby's Name; other Techno Terms Surface as Names

Funny story: LIKE Becomes a Baby's Name; other Techno Terms Surface as Names

Parents-to-be were intrigued recently when they learned that an Israeli couple had named their baby girl LIKE. Yep, like it or not, that's what they chose. In an article on Ynetnews.com, it's stated that the couple just happen to prefer unique names and weren't necessarily naming her after Facebook's LIKE button. But still -- their choice DID spark a survey to find other techno names in...

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Archaeologists Discover Cave Paintings Are Just Early Men's Room Graffiti

Funny story: Archaeologists Discover Cave Paintings Are Just Early Men's Room Graffiti

Archaeologists studying cave paintings in a dig in France have translated one set that has caused a shift in scientific thought. While once thought to portray a sense of history, they now think that cave paintings are just early graffiti. Dr. Cly...

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Obama a Greater Writer than Shakespeare

Funny story: Obama a Greater Writer than Shakespeare

A rarefied group of leading literati convened recently to evaluate the writing genius of Barack Obama. They came to a surprising conclusion: Barack Obama may in fact be a greater writer than William Shakespeare. It's important to note that none of...

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Opthalmic: By William Shakespeare

Funny story: Opthalmic: By William Shakespeare

Act one: Scene one: The shop. DESDAMOANING: "Tis ort but a simple tested of thine eyes, for better looked you at thy newspaper" OTHERLO: "Verily, thou doth nag thy cranium noon till the moon hath risen and fallen beyond the trees!". DESDAMOANING: "Rankor me not, for my fist will be upon thy nostrils and mine own boot will meeteth thy bolox". OTHERLO: "On bike shall thee ride a...

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Othello - The Obama Version

Funny story: Othello - The Obama Version

OTHELLO REWRITTEN (OUR PARDONS TO SHAKESPEARE) Dramatis Personae IAGO- Advisor to Othello - played by Hillary Clinton CASSIO- Lieutenant to Othello, husband of Iago - played by Bill Clinton OTHELLO- A noble Moor leader - played by President Barack Obama DESDEMONA- Wife to Othello - played by Michelle Obama SERVANT- played by Joe Biden ACT...

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Lost Shakespeare Play a Hit

Funny story: Lost Shakespeare Play a Hit

A play by English Bard, William Shakespeare, found recently in an attic in Lesser Crumble, has become a hit sensation. The person who found the play, John Cribb, has made a fortune over the rights he has on the manuscript which he has allowed Holl...

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Shakespeare was dyslexic

Funny story: Shakespeare was dyslexic

Builders in Stratford upon Avon excavating the site near Shakespeare's home have uncovered evidence that noted playright William was a dyslexic. Under piles of rubble the found documents and discovered they were original scripts for plays with Editor...

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Brad Pitt Attempts to Break the "Sixth Wall"

Funny story: Brad Pitt Attempts to Break the "Sixth Wall"

The traditional view of theater is that three walls surround the actors (or "players" as they are sometimes called) while an invisible "fourth wall" separates the characters from the audience. There is also the notion of a "fifth wall" that repres...

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Royal Shakespeare Company to perform Star Trek

Funny story: Royal Shakespeare Company to perform Star Trek

Patrick Stewart has convinced the Royal Shakespeare company to put on his play The Trouble with Borg Tribbles at the Globe Theatre. The play is loosely based on the Shakespearean play The Two Gentlemen of Verona. "I am relatively excited by this p...

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