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Funny story: World Bank's Wolfowitz to President Bush: Bomb Cindy Sheehan

World Bank's Wolfowitz to President Bush: Bomb Cindy Sheehan

(2005) Washington, D.C. -- In an effort to curtail the threat to Bush's poll numbers by Cindy Sheehan, the former Deputy Secretary of Defense, who now runs the World Bank, Paul Wolfowitz, urged the President to begin dropping bombs on Cindy Sheehan'...

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Funny story: Last Living Whale on Earth to be Auctioned Off

Last Living Whale on Earth to be Auctioned Off

(2009) Tokyo, Japan - Once upon a time in a blue ocean not far from you swam gigantic peaceful creatures called whales. There were so many of these peaceful creatures that no one could count them all. Everyone in the whole world knew that these peaceful...

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Funny story: Wall Street Journal discovers "Get Rich Quick" formula that really works

Wall Street Journal discovers "Get Rich Quick" formula that really works

(2005) 298 residents of Baytown Virginia are laughing all the way to the bank after they downloaded and tried Walter Langer's limited edition e-report, "Get rich tomorrow morning". Langer, wanting to prove that his new money making formula wo...

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Funny story: Jeb Bush reveals truth about corned beef hash

Jeb Bush reveals truth about corned beef hash

(2004) Tallahassee, FL - Despite the pressures caused by hurricane Charlie, Florida's Governor Jeb Bush was forced to address a topic of national concern - the exact nature and origin of corned beef hash. Although the state has a limited cattle population,...

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Funny story: Disruption at Heathrow Protests

Disruption at Heathrow Protests

(2007) It seems the bad weather which dogged the UK in July is continuing as torrential rain hits east London.

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Funny story: Fattest city in US hosts British chef Jamie Oliver's new reality series

Fattest city in US hosts British chef Jamie Oliver's new reality series

(2009) HUNTINGTON, WV - Famed British chef, Jamie Oliver, is holding casting calls for a new reality show to be based in this West Virginia city that the Associated Press named "the fattest city in the US." Filming has begun for the new show, and the cel...

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Funny story: Mark Lester admits Michael Jackson spent the night on top of him

Mark Lester admits Michael Jackson spent the night on top of him

(2009) In an honest and frank interview with a magazine as part of his career revival attempts, former child actor Mark Lester, who wants to become an adult actor, has admitted that Michael Jackson once spent a night sleeping on top of him. This revelati...

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Funny story: Derek Acorah to "contact" Stephen Gately for ITV

Derek Acorah to "contact" Stephen Gately for ITV

(2010) Spirit medium, TV star and Professional Scouser, Derek Acorah will attempt to contact the late pop star, Stephen Gatley, for an ITV special to be aired next week. A spokesman for ITV said; "It is exciting that Derek has agreed to be a part of this...

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Funny story: Mattel Recalls Billions Of Toys

Mattel Recalls Billions Of Toys

(2007) Mattel, the US toymaker, has recalled billions of toys for the second time in two weeks, because traces of the food additive Monosodium glutamate (MSG) were found in them.

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Funny story: Rescue of Princess Leads to Nastiest Sex in History of Enchanted Kingdom

Rescue of Princess Leads to Nastiest Sex in History of Enchanted Kingdom

(2007) Prince Charming found her in the tower-the lovely princess Willownella, very sleepy and very innocent. The dragon had kept men away for at least a 100 years.

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Funny story: Eddie the Eagle "flies" again

Eddie the Eagle "flies" again

(2007) Britain will have a new swimming hero at next years Olympics and that someone will be "Eddie the Eel", formerly known as "Eddie the Eagle".

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Funny story: Ferrari Test New Engine For Next Season

Ferrari Test New Engine For Next Season

(2004) Ferrari have confirmed that Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello will be driving with totally new engines next year. Technical Director Ross Brawn, who has the backing of Shell, said that the Ferrari engine was no longer competitive.

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Funny story: Cormac McCarthy: Igniting Your Weber Genesis Gold Gas Barbecue Grill

Cormac McCarthy: Igniting Your Weber Genesis Gold Gas Barbecue Grill

(2007) by Cormac McCarthy*...

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Funny story: Bush 'Mulling Options' for War Against Cindy Sheehan

Bush 'Mulling Options' for War Against Cindy Sheehan

(2005) CRAWFORD, TX -- President George W. Bush is "mulling options" for a possible military strike against Cindy Sheehan, said one of his top political aides.

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Funny story: Rob Pattinson and Selena Gomez To Star In The Zombie Thriller "Call Me Maybe"

Rob Pattinson and Selena Gomez To Star In The Zombie Thriller "Call Me Maybe"

(2012) HOLLYWOOD - Rob Pattinson recently told a reporter with Bedroom Pillow Talk that he has just signed on to star in Tico Scallavini's zombie epic Call Me Maybe. Pattinson told BPT's Carolina Chipotle that he has to do something to take his mind off...

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Funny story: Bush Declares National Emergency!

Bush Declares National Emergency!

(2007) In a special address to the nation today, President George W. Bush has announced his plan for addressing the economic emergency caused by hyper-inflation of the fiat US dollar and Congress' runaway spending on war and entitlement programs.

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Funny story: SAS to parachute Queen into Grimsby euthanasia clinic on Wednesday

SAS to parachute Queen into Grimsby euthanasia clinic on Wednesday

(2012) Balmoral Castle, Scotland - A crack team from the Special Astrological Service in charge of stars' and celebs' security is behind the move amid unprecedented planetary alignments. These show a celestial Grand Cross forming in the zodiac's cardinal...

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Funny story: Obama to Limbaugh: "If I want anymore shit out of you, I'll cut off your head and dip it out with a spoon!"

Obama to Limbaugh: "If I want anymore shit out of you, I'll cut off your head and dip it out with a spoon!"

(2009) WASHINGTON, DC - President Barack Obama rarely let's his anger get the best of him. Nonetheless, Obama released the text of his Saturday afternoon radio broadcast to reporters in the White House Press Room today, something he has never done thus far...

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Funny story: Tyson Foods: Parts is Parts

Tyson Foods: Parts is Parts

(2005) Arkansas -- Tyson Foods today announced that the labeling of chicken parts as "white meat" and "dark meat" would come to an immediate end. The announcement came as the result of an agreement with the Department of Agriculture fol...

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Funny story: Gays accidentally let into U.S. military

Gays accidentally let into U.S. military

(2007) The U.S. military has reversed a long-standing policy and will now allow gays to serve openly in its ranks.

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Funny story: OMFG! I just l-u-r-v-e Brad so much I'll even stop shagging slags, says Angelina

OMFG! I just l-u-r-v-e Brad so much I'll even stop shagging slags, says Angelina

(2007) Hollywood, California - (ReUterus & Ass Mess): "I'll do absolutely anything to keep my man's attention," Angelina Jolie has told reporters.

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Funny story: Prime Minister Blair To Check Out Prison Complaints

Prime Minister Blair To Check Out Prison Complaints

(2005) London, England---Prime Minister Tony Blair has been informed of numerous, vocal complaints about British jails, with people comparing them to Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay, two infamous American prison hideaways.

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Funny story: Japanese Scientists Create Machine That Can Sell Things.

Japanese Scientists Create Machine That Can Sell Things.

(2005) In what is being perceived as one more step towards the total and absolute mechanisation of contemporary civilisation, inventors in Japan have come up with a machine intended to replace the need for human retailers in shops. Dubbed a "Vending Machine...

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