Funny story: Survey shows that news articles which explain everything in a long drawn-out headline are more likely to draw readers than short or punny headlines

Survey shows that news articles which explain everything in a long drawn-out headline are more likely to draw readers than short or punny headlines

A survey by the Gatherers of Useless Newspaper Trivia (GUNT) have found that headlines which explain an entire story in its headline are more eye-catching than similar articles with shorter headlines. To test this, identical stories with different...
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Funny story: IRS Gives Author Fantastic Review

IRS Gives Author Fantastic Review

Author David Gilkes says he can not express how grateful he is to the IRS who he claims reviewed two pieces of his writing and wrote to him congratulating him on his efforts. David, who writes speculative science fiction aimed at the YA market, en...
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Funny story: Somali Pirates Demand Midwestern High School Change Mascot Name

Somali Pirates Demand Midwestern High School Change Mascot Name

The city council of Abner Plains, Missouri today denied a request by Somali pirates to cease using the Pirates name for the school's football team. The Somali pirates, who admit responsibility for hijacking hundreds of ships and holding them for ran...
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Funny story: Gazza goes to rehab on a pint!

Gazza goes to rehab on a pint!

Gazza, better known as Paul Gascoigne, super-footballer, super drinker and ex-England hero has sadly hit rock-bottom because of his alcohol problems The soccer world has not forgetten how great this man was for England and are supporting him in hi...
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Funny story: Chicago Mayor Calls Hoodies More Dangerous Than Guns

Chicago Mayor Calls Hoodies More Dangerous Than Guns

BILLINGSGATE POST - Mayor Rahm Emanuel, although not pleased with the fact that Chicago's 2012 murder toll reached 500, did find reason to praise the gangs for limiting their violence to their own neighborhoods. With statistics showing that 90 per...
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Funny story: Lindsay Lohan's Mom, Dana Wants To Be On Dancing With The Stars

Lindsay Lohan's Mom, Dana Wants To Be On Dancing With The Stars

BEVERLY HILLS - Dana Lohan was out and about strutting around on one of the most famous streets in the world, Rodeo Drive. The mother of the infamous Lindsay Lohan said that she hopes that somehow, someway her much troubled daughter finally gets o...
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Funny story: Obama drone 'got screwed over Libya' in Mile High Club incident with UFO

Obama drone 'got screwed over Libya' in Mile High Club incident with UFO

Washington - "It's still unclear which of the two crafts was on top doing the, er, inseminating," a spokesperson for US drone program architect John Brenner said today, "due to freak vibrational fallout interfering with satellite video recorders. Bu...
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Funny story: Lardarse Mayor 'behind borough's potholes' say outraged residents

Lardarse Mayor 'behind borough's potholes' say outraged residents

London - The grossly obese Mayor of an Inner City borough is being blamed for an outbreak of pavement potholes and highway sinkholes by fed up residents of Camden. Their worries started when obesity poster-girl, 30-stone Heather Johnson, began sit...
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Funny story: Rondo as the Celtics Version of Richard III

Rondo as the Celtics Version of Richard III

With the recent discovery of the 500-year-old bones of Richard III found under a parking lot in England, we have realized that in about 500 years some enterprising archaelogists may find Rajon Rondo's bones under a parking lot near what was once TD B...
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Funny story: Washington State prisons to grow cannabis on sites across the state

Washington State prisons to grow cannabis on sites across the state

As Washington state suffering from budget cuts, tries to fund it's many prison reform programs, new and inventive ways have been instituted to do so. Marijuana, the state's newly legal cash crop has been chosen as the drug of choice to fill the b...
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Funny story: Drones Set To Fly Over All US Public Schools

Drones Set To Fly Over All US Public Schools

The White House has announced plans that will see Drones circling the skies above American schools in an attempt to deter not only crazed psychotic gunmen and kidnappers from harming children but to also prevent truancy. A Justice Department offi...
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Funny story: Beyonce Gives Up Lip Syncing For Good

Beyonce Gives Up Lip Syncing For Good

NEW ORLEANS - Beyonce has said that she has really been hurt and offended by all the hateful comments, remarks, and insults due to the fact that she decided to lip sync the "Stars Spangled Banner" at President Obama's Inauguration. The long-legged...
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Funny story: Costco Rotisserie Chicken Replaces Bald Eagle as National Bird

Costco Rotisserie Chicken Replaces Bald Eagle as National Bird

The bald eagle has been the national bird of the US since 1782, but it will soon lose that official designation to the Costco rotisserie chicken. The National Board of Official Designated Stuff (NBODS) announced their decision to replace the eag...
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Funny story: US sues Carlo Pietro Giovanni Guglielmo Tebaldo Ponzi

US sues Carlo Pietro Giovanni Guglielmo Tebaldo Ponzi

Washington DC - TheSpoof.com has confirmed Eric Gunholder will sue Carlo Pietro Giovanni Guglielmo Tebaldo Ponzi. According to the suit, Ponzi spoiled the reputation of the Social Security Administration. Gunholder told TheSpoof.com in an exclu...
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Funny story: Fun Measurers Say Time-Honored "Barrel of Monkeys" Scale is Obsolete

Fun Measurers Say Time-Honored "Barrel of Monkeys" Scale is Obsolete

"More fun that a barrel of monkeys," is a well-worn phrase that is obsolete and should no longer be used, said members of the National Society of Fun Measurers at their annual meeting today in Carbondale, Illinois. Veteran Fun Measurer Durward M...
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Funny story: Charlie Sheen and Kristen Stewart Caught Cuddling In A Bounce Castle

Charlie Sheen and Kristen Stewart Caught Cuddling In A Bounce Castle

TARZANA - Charlie Sheen has been riding on Cloud 9 ever since the new-found success of his new show Anger Management. He says that he has already forgotten that he ever appeared on the top sit-com Two and A Half Men and he even expressed the fact...
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Funny story: Can Chemicals in Juice Boxes Make Your Kids Gay?

Can Chemicals in Juice Boxes Make Your Kids Gay?

Everyone knows that I'm an extreme conservative. I'm the kind of hard stomping guy usually depicted in Super Bowl Truck commercials. I drive my Ford F350 from my house in the suburbs to my high impact job as an Accountant downtown. Today's hero of Freedom is conservative Radio sensation Alex Jones. Alex is the kind of hard hitting conservative who wanted to deport suspected Redcoat Piers Mor...
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Funny story: Iranians to sell Airfix

Iranians to sell Airfix

In a shock revelation, Iranian President Avadmedinnerdad has revealed that he will allow his "country" (read 14th Century confederation of warring factions) to sell their controlling interest in the well-known aircraft modelling firm, Airfix. "We...
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Funny story: Donald Trump Is Suing Bill Maher For $50 Million

Donald Trump Is Suing Bill Maher For $50 Million

NEW YORK CITY - Billionaire Donald Trump, who is obsessed with trying to stay in the headlines, has just filed a $50 million lawsuit against Bill Maher. It appears that Trump did not appreciate Maher telling Whoopi Goldberg on The View that Donald...
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