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Funny story: Book Review - David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

Book Review - David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

What the hell? Absolutely awful book. The main character performed NO magic, made nothing vanish and there was NO mention of his award winning and long running Las Vegas show. I feel cheated. I was expecting a nasty looking character, covered in make-up, pretending not to be gay, prancing around conjuring things. What did I get? Some whiny story about blah, blah, blah, blah, blah.
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Funny story: Pay to Stay plan for British Jails

Pay to Stay plan for British Jails

Back in the 1850's Charles Dickens wrote an editorial about a man who had been wrongly arrested for robbery. The real criminal was arrested and later convicted, he served 5 years in Prison. The man who was wrongly arrested spent 40 years in jail. The...
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Funny story: "Humbug Sir!"

"Humbug Sir!"

In the time honoured traditions of Charles Dickens and Dickensian Britain the Royal Mail is launching a scheme designed to make sending this year's greeting cards more affordable to those on lower incomes, in other words, the entire population! Eb...
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Funny story: Government reintroduce the Workhouse

Government reintroduce the Workhouse

George Osborne will today announce plans to limit the amount of children people who earn less than £40,000 a year can have. While he raises prescription charges for the same group and places a high rate of tax on contraception as well as supporting...
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Funny story: The Mystery of Jacoby Ellsbury, Drood

The Mystery of Jacoby Ellsbury, Drood

Like an unfinished Charles Dickens novel, the life of the Red Sox centerfielder has taken on caricature and hyperbole during the 2012 season. With a few games left in the season, Ellsbury was yanked from the lineup for several games. No one was ta...
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Funny story: Celtics Have a Dickens of a Run

Celtics Have a Dickens of a Run

What noble words did Rondo say at the postgame press conference? We did not hear, "It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far far better rest that I go to than I have ever known." Sydney Carton was a version of Ra...
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Funny story: Calling in the Script Doc

Calling in the Script Doc

Whether Paul Pierce will turn out to be the hero of the game, this satiric profile will show. Paul Pierce admits the game is not scripted. After throwing up a clanker with seconds left in a chance to beat the San Antonio Spurs, Celtic Paul Pier...
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Funny story: Charles Dickens's Ghost Ate My Goldfish

Charles Dickens's Ghost Ate My Goldfish

Shock stories emerged from London, England, yesterday that the ghost of the world famous author had returned on the 200th anniversary of his birth. One spine-tingling story concerned the mysterious disappearance of young David Copperfield's pet go...
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Funny story: Nottingham residents asked: Will you be celebrating Charles Dickens Birthday?

Nottingham residents asked: Will you be celebrating Charles Dickens Birthday?

A survey was carried out yesterday, in Nottingham's City Centre. by Woodstock Appraisals Ltd's assessor Tim Burr, on behalf of the Nottingham branch of the Charles Dickens Appreciation Society, funded by the City Council's Education Spokesman Oliver Dickens. Nottingham's City Centre visitors were each asked: Will you be celebrating Charles Dickens Birthday? Here is a selection of the surve...
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Funny story: Fabio Capello steps down as England manager

Fabio Capello steps down as England manager

Fabio Capello has resigned as England manager, the Football Association has confirmed. It is believed that Fabio wants to spend more time with his family. A source told BBC today "Fabio is a pensioner - working two weeks in the summer will be...
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Funny story: 200th Anniversary of Dickens reveals he was a writer and author

200th Anniversary of Dickens reveals he was a writer and author

As the bi-centennial celebrations of Charles Dickens get into full swing, it was revealed today that many of his books were more than just stories about depressing Victorian Britain and that the author was actually well ahead of his time. And it t...
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Funny story: Great Expectations For Great Expectations

Great Expectations For Great Expectations

The BBC announced today that it great expectations for its drama, Great Expectations, which will be aired for three consecutive nights during the boring arse period between Christmas and the new year. The new version stars Ray Winston, out of Scum...
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Funny story: More Letters To The Editor From People With Silly Names

More Letters To The Editor From People With Silly Names

Sir, We have been reading with great interest the recent letters in your magazine from the people with the names. Of course, everyone has a name, excepting that cowboy that Clint Eastwood played, and those who wish to remain incognito - but even these people will often take an alias, such as Smith or Jones. But you get my point. This is interesting to us because we have quite a riot with our...
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Funny story: BBC Gives Wuthering Heights Raunchy Radio Makeover - More To Come

BBC Gives Wuthering Heights Raunchy Radio Makeover - More To Come

Fans of classic English literature are about to be assaulted by an expletive-filled version of Wuthering Heights. The latest radio play version of Emily Bronte's romance will portray Cathy and Heathcliffe as they have never been heard before. A...
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Funny story: Lost Dickens Manuscript Revealed To Be A Fake

Lost Dickens Manuscript Revealed To Be A Fake

A manuscript, recently discovered in a house in Gosport, and believed to be the only extant copy of the hitherto unheard of Charles Dickens novel - The Winds Of The Cauliflowered Egg - was today declared to be 'an amateurishly perpetrated con.' In...
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Funny story: Scrooge sacked from from the Christmas Carol-ition government

Scrooge sacked from from the Christmas Carol-ition government

Ebeneezer Scrooge has had a government career almost as short as David Laws, after he was sacked today by David Cameron only days after his appointment . The reason for Mr Scrooge's early departure from the cabinet are unclear - but we understand tha...
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Funny story: Mucky Book Found Under Boy's Bed

Mucky Book Found Under Boy's Bed

A mum in Staffordshire had her worst fears confirmed this morning when, cleaning under her son's bed, she found, to her horror, what can only be described as 'a mucky book'. Karen Low-Cal, 46, from Stoke, made the grim discovery as she hoovered un...
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Funny story: Scrooge to join government - which will henceforth be called the Christmas Carol-ition

Scrooge to join government - which will henceforth be called the Christmas Carol-ition

The Government has taken on a new economic adviser to help guide them through the choppy waters of the current economic recession. Ebenezer Scrooge - who made his name as a fictional character in Charles Dickens's much loved story "A Christmas Carol"...
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