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Pope Criticized For Speaking on Economics

Funny story: Pope Criticized For Speaking on Economics

Quito, Ecuador - Visiting a poor village in Ecuador made a powerful impression on the Pope, who returned to Quito and commented to reporters that "policy must change" and "economics must be about the people and bettering their lives". Critics lau...

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Local Business Spotlight: School Supply Blues

Funny story: Local Business Spotlight: School Supply Blues

As more and more schools follow the recent trends in increasing demand for parent provided school supplies, local businessman, James Garfunkle found an opportunity he just could not pass up. Garfunkle is the owner of a new small town business named...

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Rapper .50 cent Lowers His Price For Walmart Ad

Funny story: Rapper .50 cent Lowers His Price For Walmart Ad

Los Angeles, CA - Rapper .50 cent has apparently completed terms on a contract with retail giant Walmart, in an agreement to cross-market one and others brands. The Walmart folks want America to know that there is nothing that they can't cut the pric...

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SouthWest Airline's New "Pass The Bottle" Policy

Funny story: SouthWest Airline's New "Pass The Bottle" Policy

Phoenix, AZ - Gas prices are on the rise once again, and once again this means that our nation's airlines are busy coming up with sneaky new tactics to gouge a few more dollars out of the old bottom line. This week, SouthWest Airlines announced it's...

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McDee's To Test New "Make-It-Yo-Damn-Self" Locations in L.A.

Funny story: McDee's To Test New "Make-It-Yo-Damn-Self" Locations in L.A.

Los Angeles, CA - In an effort to keep up with the times and not slide down the grease sewer of bankruptcy, McDonald's is rolling out implementation of their latest marketing gimmick. "We've poured hundreds of millions of dollars into this project...

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Pots Pans and A Shocking Deathbed Confession

Funny story: Pots Pans and A Shocking Deathbed Confession

New York, N.Y. - The Association of Cookware and Bakeware Manufacturers lost one of their giants last month. Allen Spencer was a key mover and shaker in the industry that helped turn kitchenware into something that made a house a home. In a soon to b...

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GOP Hopefuls Support Big Banks' Risk Taking

Funny story: GOP Hopefuls Support Big Banks' Risk Taking

GOP Presidential hopefuls Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz, Chris Christie, and Scott Walker today issued a joint statement "of agreement on the economy." Among the topics of that agreement is that certain corporations, particularly financial institutions, are...

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New Greek Government hasn't a clue about Economics

The recently elected Greek Government is less than well informed regarding Economics, say commentators. The Athens Stock Exchange has already lost 25% points on Share Price since the New Government was established. The Marxist Finance Minister,...

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Great Economical Vacation Destinations!

Funny story: Great Economical Vacation Destinations!

ECONOMICAL VACATION DESTINATIONS! Hello everyone,I am currently speaking with Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei of Malaysian Airlines and he is announcing a new vacation package. They call it the Sumatra Tour, 14 days visiting what they call the "...

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Jay Leno Explains Politics

Funny story: Jay Leno Explains Politics

As Jay Leno winds down his career, many have noticed a new "bite" in some of his jokes and comments. Last night proved to be no exception as the late night comic gave his take on the current American political scene. The following is a word for wor...

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Inflation, Schminflation--Why We Pay So Much But Aren't Counted As Paying So Much

Inflation--the phenomenon that economists explain is the inexorable rise in prices that outpace our ability to purchase, doesn't seem to be a concern for central banks in general. Word on the street is that the official inflation doesn't match what i...

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Paul Krugman, Happy Days Are Here to Stay!

Funny story: Paul Krugman, Happy Days Are Here to Stay!

In a recent op-ed in the NY Times, Mr. Krugman, the irrepressible orphan Annie of macro economics, decried his loneliness, surrounded as he is by lunatics who continue to warn of the disastrous effects of the mounting debt crisis. Mr. Krugman, in th...

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Bubble wrap - top of the pops!

Funny story: Bubble wrap - top of the pops!

After much deliberation, sharp points and millions of things that go 'pop', Bubble Wrap has once again been voted Top of the Pops. "It's fantastic news," said Brian Gigglesworth, head of the Bubble Wrap Federation of Cumbria and the UK. "This make...

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Metal thieves are pushing up the price of metal

Funny story: Metal thieves are pushing up the price of metal

Every day, one hundred thousand tonnes of metal are stolen across the UK. This is mainly copper, although there is a significant amount of iron also. All of this metal needs to be replaced, as most of it can be quite vital to railway lines, the st...

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Recession Caused by Vengeful Deity

Funny story: Recession Caused by Vengeful Deity

According to a startling new discovery by a joint co-operative research team consisting of economists and scientists from both MIT and the London School of Economics, the current recession was in fact caused by an incensed and indignant supreme, omni...

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Occupy Wall Street movement wins Nobel Economics Prize

Funny story: Occupy Wall Street movement wins Nobel Economics Prize

New York City - In an unprecedented reversal, the Nobel Prize Committee has revoked its Economic Science Prize, recently handed to two American professors, and has re-awarded it to the Occupy Wall Street movement. "Economics has been called 'the d...

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World Economic Disaster Looms but Hot Dogs Are Still a Dollar

Funny story: World Economic Disaster Looms but Hot Dogs Are Still a Dollar

Featured near a patio table outside the Handyman Hardware & Lumberyard in Waukesha, Wisconsin, two Boy Scouts from local troop #421 were hawking hot dogs to raise money for an upcoming camping trip. Their handmade poster-board advertisement was...

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Obama's Special Economics Advisor and Nobel Laureate Peso Krugerrand Retires

Funny story: Obama's Special Economics Advisor and Nobel Laureate Peso Krugerrand Retires

Berkeley CA: Professor Peso Krugerrand retired today as Chairman of the Economics Department of UC Berkeley after 50 years of teaching Keynesian economics. President Obama and Michelle made a special trip on Air force One to be with the administratio...

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