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Funny story: Fiscal crisis forces Greece to change the national punchline

Fiscal crisis forces Greece to change the national punchline

Athens -- One of the world's most beloved pieces of comedy is about to be irreparably changed, the result of Greece's monetary woes. The proper response to the classic riddle -- What's a Greek urn? -- Is no longer "about €35 an hour." The punch...
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Funny story: Candidate Sanders picks Colonel Sanders for VEEP slot

Candidate Sanders picks Colonel Sanders for VEEP slot

Burlington, Vermont -- Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has selected deceased fast food mogul Col. Harlan David Sanders as his vice presidential running mate. Asked to describe the "flavor" of their campaign, Col. Sanders said: "It...
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Funny story: Airbag giant explodes with ideas to repurpose its rejects

Airbag giant explodes with ideas to repurpose its rejects

Tokyo - The largest recall in automotive history has left auto-parts fabricator Takata holding the bag… Or more specifically holding 34 million defective airbags. Problem is, the devices have a tendency to go off like bombs, whenever the weath...
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Funny story: Apple grabs the wrist for its next fashion destination

Apple grabs the wrist for its next fashion destination

Cupertino, California -- Following up on the overwhelming success of its family of smart wristwatches, Apple has staked out the area where your hand joins your arm as the market space for a new line of standalone fashions. Meet Apple Wrist Wearables.
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Funny story: Presidential candidates get campaign kits instead of cash

Presidential candidates get campaign kits instead of cash

Washington, DC -- The Federal Election Commission is distributing a campaign necessity kit to candidates for President of the United States. The multifaceted toolbox is being provided in lieu of cash. The FEC has the task of distributing federal f...
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Funny story: Mets fans suspended for use of delusion enhancing drugs

Mets fans suspended for use of delusion enhancing drugs

New York -- Major League Baseball has banned the entire fan base of the New York Mets from participating in any aspect of the game. The ruling by new MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred takes effect immediately and lasts until the end of the current season.
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Funny story: Apple Watch's killer app: it reinvents time

Apple Watch's killer app: it reinvents time

Cupertino, California -- Enthusiasm for the launch of Apple Watch zoomed off the charts this week, as reviewers focused on an advanced capability of the digital timepiece. It is an exclusive app called the "Apple Global Time Zone™ and it promis...
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Funny story: A few rotten apples threaten to spoil the world's food supply

A few rotten apples threaten to spoil the world's food supply

Beaverview, Washington -- Al Qaeda is turning the wholesome apple into a Weapon of Mass Destruction. Using the ice machine from a hijacked Malaysian airliner and a hotwired PlayStation, the terror group has created a generically modified apple th...
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Funny story: Hillary's reasons for a private email server are revealed

Hillary's reasons for a private email server are revealed

Washington, DC -- Unannounced presidential candidate Hillary Clinton had more than a few good reasons for operating her own email server while she served as Secretary of State. Unfortunately, they were all on that server, which has malfunctioned and...
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Funny story: Congress unveils do-it-yourself homeland security

Congress unveils do-it-yourself homeland security

Washington, DC - - With the Department of Homeland Security increasingly being used as a political football, Congress has come up with a backup plan. It's a domestic defensive strategy that relies on the American public to protect itself agai...
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Funny story: Statue of Liberty demolished in US immigration battle

Statue of Liberty demolished in US immigration battle

New York Harbor - - Demolition crews completed the final stages of dismantling the Statue of Liberty today. The salvage teams were following orders issued by the Republican Congress, which voted that the 129-year old symbol of freedom was on the wron...
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Funny story: Top 10 Ways to Coax Alex Rodriguez off the Yankees

Top 10 Ways to Coax Alex Rodriguez off the Yankees

The Bronx - - The New York Yankees appear to have had enough of Alex Rodriguez. They don't like the way he "talks the talk." They don't care for the way he "walks the walk." But what really upsets them is how his contract will "yank the bank" if...
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Funny story: Pope sells Lent to the Scamatologists for $69 billion

Pope sells Lent to the Scamatologists for $69 billion

The Vatican -- The Roman Catholic Church has given up Lent. In an unprecedented financial maneuver, Pope Francis has turned over the 40 day, 40 night period of atonement to the Church of Scamatology. The sale price was $69 billion. That buys the...
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Funny story: Lawyers sue Brian Williams for 'lying without a license'

Lawyers sue Brian Williams for 'lying without a license'

New York -- Suspended NBC news anchor Brian Williams is in trouble with the American Bar Association. The lawyers group has filed suit in Federal District Court here, charging that Williams is "cutting into our territory by lying, fibbing, and genera...
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Funny story: 'Get well' cards speeding the spread of Ebola, CDC warns

'Get well' cards speeding the spread of Ebola, CDC warns

Washington - A new study by the Centers for Disease Control has found that the common "get well" card is the leading carrier of the deadly Ebola virus. The government health agency has issued emergency usage guidelines in response. "Your typical g...
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Funny story: Victoria's Secret merges with the Secret Service to form… wouldn't you like to know?

Victoria's Secret merges with the Secret Service to form… wouldn't you like to know?

Washington -- Bra and panty emporium Victoria's Secret is combining with the Secret Service to create the most secret organization that the world has ever known. "We are doubly secret, which makes us twice as secret than any other entity in the un...
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Funny story: New CDC Alert Provides Election Day Strategy

New CDC Alert Provides Election Day Strategy

Washington - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issued an urgent advisory, calling on Americans to wash their hands carefully after voting in this year's midterm elections. The procedure is called the Pontius Pilate Gambit, af...
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Funny story: DC footballers change their logo to keep their name

DC footballers change their logo to keep their name

Washington DC -- Under fire for long harboring a racially inappropriate team identity, this city's NFL franchise has changed its logo from the silhouette of a Native American warrior to the image of a potato. "This should make everybody happy," a...
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Kerry Deals With Hostage Crisis

A spokesman for the U.S. State Department announced that Secretary of State John Kerry has been taken hostage by Iranian terrorists and is involved in negotiations demanding his immediate release.
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