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Funny story:  Environmentalist's Compelling Message Overshadowed by His Unfortunate Fashion Choice

Environmentalist's Compelling Message Overshadowed by His Unfortunate Fashion Choice

During a panel discussion on climate change and environmental ethics at Columbia Law School, environmentalist Chuck Perry's compelling message of universal interconnectedness and the devastating effect of animal agriculture on the environment was unf...
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Funny story:  Obama Institutes New "Supremest Court" Which Overturns Supreme Court Ruling Allowing for Unlimited Campaign Contributions, Except as to Democratic Campaigns

Obama Institutes New "Supremest Court" Which Overturns Supreme Court Ruling Allowing for Unlimited Campaign Contributions, Except as to Democratic Campaigns

Buoyed by the phenomenal success of the top-secret federal court that oversees government surveillance, President Obama, in a bold executive move, recently instituted another special court, this one devoted exclusively to the interpretation of campai...
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Funny story:  U.S. Government Agents Seize Edward Snowden's Whistle

U.S. Government Agents Seize Edward Snowden's Whistle

Edward Snowden may be holed up in Russia, but U.S. government officials say America will nevertheless be safe from future whistle-blowing by the American-born traitor because they've managed to seize Snowden's thus-far-elusive whistle. According t...
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Funny story:  Factory-Farming Advocacy Group Struggles With Name Messaging: "Killing Over Compassion" Shot Down in Polls

Factory-Farming Advocacy Group Struggles With Name Messaging: "Killing Over Compassion" Shot Down in Polls

A newly launched non-profit organization established to advocate on behalf of animal farmers and confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs) encountered a bit of glitch in its inception: what to call itself that wouldn't immediately turn off consumers...
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Funny story:  American Corporation Expresses Thanksgiving Gratitude for "Citizens United"

American Corporation Expresses Thanksgiving Gratitude for "Citizens United"

"Before Citizens United," mused patriotic, all-American (outsourcing aside) corporation Corp. Inc., "I didn't have a great sense of who I really was. I didn't want to be all business, all the time. Now I don't have to be. I'm a person." A little b...
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Funny story:  Ringling Bros. Vows to Handle Circus Goats with Kid Gloves; Subsequently Retracts Statement

Ringling Bros. Vows to Handle Circus Goats with Kid Gloves; Subsequently Retracts Statement

Kenneth Feld, CEO of Feld Entertainment, the group that owns Ringling Bros. Circus, recently announced that Ringling Bros. will, effective immediately, exploit for trivial human entertainment fewer wild animals and more and more domesticated animals,...
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Funny story:  Obese Americans - and Some Cops - Cease Eating Pigs

Obese Americans - and Some Cops - Cease Eating Pigs

With one-third of Americans obese and a full two-thirds overweight, at least some Americans are re-thinking their pigging out. "I work hard every day to bring home the bacon for my family," explains downtown New Yorker Lance Angelo, who, at a mode...
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Funny story:  Secretary of Education Urges Removal of Word "Privacy" from School Dictionaries

Secretary of Education Urges Removal of Word "Privacy" from School Dictionaries

"Privacy is dead, and that's a good thing," pronounced U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in his recent address to Congress regarding the content of dictionaries currently used in federally-funded public schools. "And our dictionaries should ref...
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Funny story:  Egyptian President Morsi Steps Down in Order to Reunite with The Smiths

Egyptian President Morsi Steps Down in Order to Reunite with The Smiths

In late-breaking news from conflict-torn Egypt, Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi has announced that he will step down from his presidency in order to reunite with his formerly very successful alternative rock band, The Smiths. In order to make th...
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Funny story:  Downtrodden Obama "Accidentally" Puts Himself on Kill List

Downtrodden Obama "Accidentally" Puts Himself on Kill List

In a shocking Wikileaks disclosure, it was revealed late last night that President Obama, who the New York Times reported maintains a "kill list" of persons targeted for assassination, recently put himself on the kill list - by accident. Or was it...
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Funny story:  Dangerous Stupid Levels Found In NYC Water

Dangerous Stupid Levels Found In NYC Water

The most recent quarterly testing of New York City's water supply revealed dangerous levels of stupid in the city's water - over eighteen times the permissible levels, even by New York's lenient stupid standards (New York is second only to Georgia in...
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Funny story:  Pennsylvania Voter ID Referendum Fails for Lack of Voters with Proper ID

Pennsylvania Voter ID Referendum Fails for Lack of Voters with Proper ID

In the wake of national controversy surrounding Pennsylvania's stringent voter-identification requirements, Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett called for a public referendum on the voter ID law, the constitutionality of which is currently under review...
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Funny story:  Obama Drones On in Pakistan

Obama Drones On in Pakistan

In the face of criticism from the United Nations regarding the ongoing United States drone program in Pakistan, President Obama held a video press conference to reassure the Pakistani people, many of whom are reportedly too terrified to go about thei...
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Funny story:  New York Woman's Examined Life Not Worth Living

New York Woman's Examined Life Not Worth Living

New York attorney Diana Campbell was proud of having earned her law degree at the age of 54. She had steady work that wasn't too mentally demanding and which served to pay the bills. And, after nearly three decades of therapy and twelve-step work, sh...
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Funny story:  Under Pressure to Release Tax Returns, Mitt Romney Finally Admits He Never Filed Before 2010

Under Pressure to Release Tax Returns, Mitt Romney Finally Admits He Never Filed Before 2010

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, who has faced pressure from Democrats to make public his federal tax returns from the past ten years, finally revealed that the reason for his refusal to release any returns from prior to 2010 is that he n...
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Funny story:  Bill Clinton Promotes Hitler-Style Vegetarianism at World Rodeo Convention

Bill Clinton Promotes Hitler-Style Vegetarianism at World Rodeo Convention

Many rodeo-goers expressed surprise, even shock, at the announcement that former United States president Bill Clinton would be the keynote speaker at the 2012 World Rodeo Convention in Houston, Texas. For one, media sources have in recent years repor...
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Funny story:  Rhode Island Woman Files for Divorce from Reality, Pleading Domestic Violence

Rhode Island Woman Files for Divorce from Reality, Pleading Domestic Violence

The scourge of domestic violence is not limited to traditional male-female or other intimate human relationships; it may occur between a person and reality itself - at least that's what 28-year-old Newport, Rhode Island resident Regina Bartwell belie...
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Funny story:  Sausage Company Study Shows NO Negative Health Consequences for Vegans Who Double or Even Triple Sausage Intake

Sausage Company Study Shows NO Negative Health Consequences for Vegans Who Double or Even Triple Sausage Intake

Modern-day medical research demonstrates a clear and consistent link between meat consumption and virtually all Western diseases - cancer, heart disease and diabetes, to name just a few. Could sausage possibly be an exception? Sausage company H...
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