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Donald Trump requests Daily intelligence briefings in Audio Format

The controversy over Trump refusing intelligence briefings has been resolved today. The President-elect made a deal with the Intelligence Agency to receive his daily intelligence briefings in audio format. Trump stated he had concerns that "it wo...

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It's in the Book.

You can look it up. It may seem harsh, but calling your father-in-law a fool makes you liable to the fires of hell. After all, he may have been conned by the lies and empty promises, duped by a charismatic scam artist, or confused by the self-contradictory rhetoric. He may have a disability that diminishes his powers of reason and understanding. Let's have a little empathy here, folks. But. Now...

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Pediatricians Urge Parents to Read Aloud to Kids, Starting at Birth

Funny story: Pediatricians Urge Parents to Read Aloud to Kids, Starting at Birth

"Yippee!" said one bookseller when she heard the news. She continued,"This is our big chance to dump our inventory of kids' books." Giving a thumbs-up sign to an assistant, she said, "Get all the junk onto the selling floor and prepare to sell, sel...

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Repetitive reading sweeping the country

More and more people are beginning to read stuff and then re-read it some time later. Since you've started reading this, even more people have started to read repetitively. Even now, some people will be re-reading the above sentence to make sure...

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You to continue reading this article

Funny story: You to continue reading this article

Despite having what some have called an unappealing headline, you have just opened this article and started reading it. "I'm really not sure why I'm reading this article," you said. "So far it doesn't really seem to be about anything. I'm beginning to wonder why it was even written." Though the thought has crossed your mind to stop reading the article, you said that a combination o...

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Suggested Reading for Government Ministers for 2012

Funny story: Suggested Reading for Government Ministers for 2012

Right Honourable David Cameron MP (Conservative) Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury and Minister for the Civil Service. Recommended Book: The Importance of Being Eton By Nick Fraser. Right Honourable Nick Clegg MP (Liberal Democrat) Deputy Prime Minister, Lord President of the Council. (With special responsibility for political and constitutional reform) Recommended Book: Why V...

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Kindles Feud with Amazon; Angry about Carrying Ads!

Funny story: Kindles Feud with Amazon; Angry about Carrying Ads!

When Amazon announced this week that it would be selling a new Kindle model "Kindle with Special Offers," one with advertisements, for $114 ($25 cheaper than the standard Kindle), the news was greeted enthusiastically by some. But not by all. Th...

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Dog Listens to Children

Funny story: Dog Listens to Children

A scheme at a Primary school in Kent is working wonders. Pupils who are unwilling to read aloud are introduced to dogs who are happy to listen to the children reading to them. Educationalists say that the dogs do not judge whether the child is rea...

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Bizarre Plans For New Reading Tests

Funny story: Bizarre Plans For New Reading Tests

The Coalition Government has announced strange new plans for reading tests for 6 year olds. A spokesperson for the Department of Education confirmed that children in England would be the subject of "an innovative approach to the testing of one's r...

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Shock Research Results Published

Funny story: Shock Research Results Published

A National Literary Trust survey of 17,000 children in the U.K. has revealed that kids who use their local library are likely to be above average readers. Even more surprising was the news that children with a sub standard reading ability for their age were twice as likely not to go to a library. In the wake of this controversial conclusion, the Centre For Stating The Bleeding Obvious has co...

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The Ten Worst Selling Adult Books of 2010

Funny story: The Ten Worst Selling Adult Books of 2010

Left Coast Mirror Magazine has just released its annual list of 'The 10 Worst Selling Adult Books of 2010.' LCMM owner, CEO, and Editor-in-Chief Ambrose Appomattox, 46, started his career as a beat reporter for the La Brea, California-based tabloi...

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Cons Teach Warders to Read at Yorkshire Jail

In an amazing turn around, Spoof News learns that prisoners at Yorkshire's HMP Wakefield are holding classes to teach warders to read. A recent Government enquiry focused on the illiteracy rate of England's prison warders, many of who cannot fill...

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Reading School of Reading to clarify pronunciation

Funny story: Reading School of Reading to clarify pronunciation

For many years, the Reading School of Reading has been the butt of jokes. Located on the outskirts of Reading, many people see the sign and wonder if it is pronounced as the REDding school of REEDing or the REEDing school of REDding. Now the new d...

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Kindles Protest Against Publishers Who Won't Let Them Speak, Vow Not To Shut Up

Funny story: Kindles Protest Against Publishers Who Won't Let Them Speak, Vow Not To Shut Up

Angry Kindles, protesting against publishers who have turned off the text-to-speech function on some Kindle books, staged a demonstration on the steps of the entrance to the main branch of the New York City Public Library at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Str...

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Mississippi Schools to Ban Reading

Funny story: Mississippi Schools to Ban Reading

In an effort to delist Mississippi as the third-lowest ranking school in national test scores of reading ability, Governor Haley Barbour has decided to ban reading in public schools: "The people of the great state of Mississippi will no longer tolera...

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Sexist Britain - Letting the bitch know whos boss

Funny story: Sexist Britain - Letting the bitch know whos boss

Well, no doubt you are trying to read this fantastic, humourous, well-crafted piece of literature with your pleased eyeballs, and somewhere off in the distance you can hear a buzzing. You really want to plough on with this article, hoping, yearning, almost praying that it will give you an excuse to behave like the belligerent, misogynistic, self-satisfying prick you know and pretend to despise. Yo...

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FA Respect Programme Goes To Shit After Watford/Reading Linesman Blunder

Funny story: FA Respect Programme Goes To Shit After Watford/Reading Linesman Blunder

The Respect Programme, - the FA's programme of activities to combat unacceptable behaviour in football at every level - on the pitch and from the sidelines - is this morning in tatters, after a ridiculous blunder by the linesman in last weekend's Cha...

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AskFrFred44giveness Seen Protesting California Gay Marriage Ceremony

Funny story: AskFrFred44giveness Seen Protesting California Gay Marriage Ceremony

Picture the poor soul at the gay marriage ceremony of two octogenarian lesbians who have been together for more than half a century. There he stands armed with his preprinted placard reading: "Homosex is a Sin!"...

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Trump Now Also President of Egypt

President Donald Trump now claims to be part Egyptian after a new mummy was uncovered. Noted the President, "Look! It's old, wrinkly, shriveled, and orange! Just like me!"
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