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Funny story: Drones Find a New Career Opportunity

Drones Find a New Career Opportunity

It happened when drones (y'know, those flying thingies of all shapes and sizes) read about one of their own that was able to rescue two teenagers from a rough surf in Australia. The drone provided a rescue for the swimmers in trouble by quickly throw...
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Funny story: Drones Don't Get Invited to City's New Year's Eve Bash

Drones Don't Get Invited to City's New Year's Eve Bash

Outrage was in evidence among drones (y'know, those flying thingies that come in all sizes and shapes) when they learned they were not invited to the massive party thrown by the city of White Plains, north of New York City. More specifically, the d...
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Funny story: Did You Hear the One about Two Nuns Who Tried to Rob a Bank?

Did You Hear the One about Two Nuns Who Tried to Rob a Bank?

It's true, it's true. This is no joke. It happened in Pennsylvania recently. Two women in nun's garb held up bank tellers and demanded cash. The would-be robbers became scaredy cats and ran away empty handed when a teller set off an alarm. The...
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Funny story: The Swedish White Moose: Why Is He White?

The Swedish White Moose: Why Is He White?

A few possible explanations: He's not of this world. He's a ghost. He's hoping to get a part in a remake of the 1990 movie GHOST. His momma gave him a bath and she scrubbed too hard. He's In costume. Getting ready for Halloween a little earl...
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Funny story: Order in the Ballpark, Here Comes Da Judge!

Order in the Ballpark, Here Comes Da Judge!

Not just any judge. We're talking Aaron Judge. 6' 7" New York Yankee extraordinaire, winner of the Home Run Derby at the 2017 All-Star Game festivities. His power is amazing, but just a little bit scary. Nervous fans have taken to wearing helmets...
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Funny story: 132-Year-Old Lobster Sues, Claims Elder Abuse

132-Year-Old Lobster Sues, Claims Elder Abuse

Onlookers rejoiced recently when Louie the lobster, having lived the last 30 years of his life in a tank at a Long Island restaurant, was finally set free and returned to the ocean. But Louie is not a totally happy camper and has revealed that he...
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Funny story: Should Mermaids Make More Money Than Mermen?

Should Mermaids Make More Money Than Mermen?

"Absolutely not," said one merman. "I mean, mermaids are a dime a dozen, not rare or unique at all, so they just deserve a standard rate, right?" He continued, "Mermen, on the other hand, are unique and rare, and deserve to be paid premium rates."...
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Funny story: Official Retirement Age Upped to 95 in the US

Official Retirement Age Upped to 95 in the US

It happened shortly after Prince Philip announced his impending retirement. Members of the U.S. Congress, eager to extend their own gravy train and justify that extension as totally normal, were eager to vote this into law. "I'm all for it," said...
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Funny story: USA Workers Declare Next Friday ME-FIRST DAY!

USA Workers Declare Next Friday ME-FIRST DAY!

They got the idea for this when they recently saw an airliner get passengers off a plane to make room for airline employees who needed transport to a work destination. "Yes," one employee shouted, continuing, "Up with employees, down with the cus...
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Funny story: Munchkins from the Wizard of Oz Demand Recount of 1939 Oscar Race

Munchkins from the Wizard of Oz Demand Recount of 1939 Oscar Race

"Gone With The Wind" won for Best Picture that year. Supposedly. But who knows, say the Munchkins. The recent error in the announcement of Best Picture in the 2017 race is the catalyst for the action of the little people, who have commented, "Hey, mi...
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Funny story: Santa Furious Trump Has Set Up Christmas Eve No-Fly Zones Over Homes of Rivals

Santa Furious Trump Has Set Up Christmas Eve No-Fly Zones Over Homes of Rivals

Come Christmas Eve, many prominent Democrats will find themselves with empty stockings hanging from their fireplaces. The reason? President Elect Trump has declared the areas over their homes No-Fly Zones, so Santa and Rudolph cannot drop off gifts.
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Funny story: 3200-year-old Egyptian Mummy Stuns NY Press

3200-year-old Egyptian Mummy Stuns NY Press

It was his first meeting with the press since being unearthed, and he chose the venue (Grand Central Station). He also chose the format. "I will be asking, not answering, questions," he told the startled crowd, continuing, "it's only fair that I go f...
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Funny story: What's Behind Lincoln's Face on Mount Rushmore?

What's Behind Lincoln's Face on Mount Rushmore?

The 16th president of the U.S. may be known as "Honest Abe," but he's been hiding a secret room behind his face on Mount Rushmore. The room is not accessible to the public, but through the use of long-distance, super duper X-ray technology, an int...
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Funny story: Minnie Mouse Arrested in NYC's Times Square

Minnie Mouse Arrested in NYC's Times Square

Say it isn't so, Minnie. Say it isn't so. Unfortunately, though, it IS so. The entrepreneurial little mouse was a little bit TOO entrepreneurial and was arrested for battling a tourist over the size of a fee for a photo session. Minnie refu...
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Funny story: LIKE Me...Or Else!

LIKE Me...Or Else!

An example of social media run amok was reported this week in a small town twenty miles north of NYC. Several people reported that they were "mugged" by a masked man who emerged, brandishing a gun, from the bushes. He instructed the victims to pr...
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Funny story: President Andrew ("Old Hickory") Jackson Visits NYC

President Andrew ("Old Hickory") Jackson Visits NYC

When he found out he would no longer be on the front of the $20 bill, President Jackson was NOT a happy camper. St. Peter gave him a one-day earth pass (apparently the first of several), so Jackson could vent about this disappointing news. Fir...
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Funny story: Ancient Wheel Displayed in Britain, Special Crooner at its Side!

Ancient Wheel Displayed in Britain, Special Crooner at its Side!

The news that a 3,000-year-old wooden wheel had been found in Britain was, of course, exciting. But even more exciting was who was standing at its side when the wheel recently made its debut to the public. It was none other than the late, great cr...
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Funny story: She Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus...And She Whipped Into Action!

She Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus...And She Whipped Into Action!

Six-year-old Nosy Nora, who plans to be a lawyer when she grows up, was shocked to witness the inappropriate display of affection from her perch on the stairs. She grabbed her iPhone and took a photo, so she could preserve the actions of the sneaky d...
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"Goop" Introduces Coal Egg

"Once you muster enough pelvic muscle strength to compress this baby into a diamond, you will have a beautiful gemstone to present to the man of your dreams," declared spokesmodel Gwyneth Paltrow.
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