Spoof news events on this day in history
Stephen Hawkins reveals ‘I made all that space stuff up and I'm actually not that clever'
(2006) Cambridge, England -- It was revealed yesterday that self-styled ‘cleverest man on the planet' Prof. Stephen Hawkins has actually been pulling the proverbial wool over the eyes of the world for decades. At a hastily arranged emergency press conferen...Read full story
Michael Jackson Son Omer Bhatti Has His Nose
(2009) Los Angeles, CA - Michael Jackson's alleged love child, Omer Bhatti, has his nose...literally. When Michael Jackson's body was removed by ambulance on that fateful day of his death, Omer Bhatti followed behind, five minutes later, carrying the nose o...Read full story
Saddam Hussein/WMD Report Vindicates George W. Bush
(2005) President George W. Bush has pointed to the report by weapons inspectors saying that Saddam Hussein had no Weapons of Mass Destruction as proof positive that Saddam Hussein had Weapons of Mass Destruction. Speaking on the campaign trail, Bush told a...Read full story
When "Hog Fever" Goes Too Far
(2005) ALAPAHA, GA (AP) A giant wild hog fever is running rampant. The recent kill of the 1000 pound feral hog called "Hogzilla" has everyone catching the idea of hunting for unique animals.Read full story
Nick Jonas' new mustache.
(2009) Teen sensation Nick Jonas from the popular boy band The Jonas Brothers has told press that to complete his new look he is set to grow a mustache. Nick Jonas who previously and is said to be dating Hannah Montana star Miley Cyrus told press that growi...Read full story
Fidel Castro to retire to the U.S.
(2005) Havana -- On August 13, he turns 79; and for one that has lived a life like that of Fidel Castro, all that is left to do is retire. "And maybe swing a golf club or two," said Castro at a going-away party for the Iraqi ambassador just last week in Ha...Read full story
"Scotty" goes to big engine room in the sky; NASA Engineers shocked, saddened
(2005) Redmond, WA. James Doohan, affectionately known as "Scotty" to millions of Trekkies and Engineers the world over, died quietly at his home near the Microsoft campus on Wednesday.Read full story
Michael Jackson To Enter Drinks Market
(2005) Michael Jackson plans to produce and sell his own brand of Jesus juice. The product ,aimed at 10-14 year old boys, will be available from Grocery Stores and Sex Shops at the start of next year and will come in 500ml cans marked "Sprite" And...Read full story
Iran Morals Police Arrest Woman For Wearing Crotchless Panties Under Burqa
(2010) Dateline Tehran: A 63 year old woman was arrested today by the morals police for allegedly wearing crotchless panties under her burqa. The woman, the morals officer explained, was caught flashing a young male in his twenties who complained that...Read full story
Miley Cyrus Arrives On 'Wizards...' Set With Cupcakes As She Makes Cameo
(2009) Miley Cyrus made sure she was a hit with the cast and crew of Wizards Of Waverly Place when she filmed her cameo appearance on the hit show - she arrived on set with cupcakes! How sweet, right? Hum, no. The old teenager guest stars as herself in u...Read full story
Heather Mills faces losing her other leg
(2007) London - (Ass mess): Children of entertainer Paul McCartney have said that their dad's daftass gold-gigger wife Heather Mills may just lose her other leg if she carries on with her arm-and-leg divorce plans to fleece him for a reported £30 millio...Read full story
North Pole is Missing - in More Ways Than One
(2019) Warsaw, Poland. Spoof News Service. Etaoin Shrdlu, fresh from his disappointing effort to locate the Arctic Circle, has reportedly failed in a second venture, this time into the ice north of Canada. This trek was financed by the Polish government.Read full story
Gaddafi Acquires Manchester United
(2004) Libyan strongman, president for life, father of the nation, Sultan of all he surveys, WH Smith, Tripoli under-16 javelin bronze, potentate plenitentiary, Dominoes Pizzas, leader supreme, Muammar Gaddafi has bought a controlling interest in Manchester...Read full story
"Workemon" Taps Potential Labor Pool Of Pokemon Go Players
(2016) A Chicago businesswoman has developed the new Workemon app designed to hook up employers with available Pokemon Go players. Independent game app designer Lexi Perot was having trouble staffing her second business, a pizza restaurant, when an incid...Read full story
Hanging Washing on the Line Bad for Environment
(2007) After an exhaustive three year study, scientists at the University of the Isle of Dogs, East London, (UIDEL) have discovered what they think could be the real cause of global warming - people all over the world hanging out their washing to dry writes...Read full story
Ewan McGregor issues public apology
(2010) LONDON - Actor Ewan McGregor today apologised for, "pissing away my talent." The formerly credible movie star expressed his regret at taking roles on the basis of money and exposure, rather than artistic integrity and merit. "I don't know what ha...Read full story
Sir Alex Ferguson Is Just Plain Wrong About Cristiano Ronaldo
(2008) Sir Alex Ferguson made a monumental mistake yesterday when, speaking about the Cristiano Ronaldo debacle, the Man Utd boss told the world's Press that "the worst thing that he can do is go to AC Milan".Read full story
NBA: Drug Testing, Groupies, and the Bubble
(2020) The NBA has developed a well-thought-out plan that may allow it to finish the 2019-20 season, despite the coronavirus. If everyone does what they should, the NBA will complete the season and have a champion by mid-October. Basically, the plan cal…Read full story
New Vehicle from Ford: "Not Your Grandfather's Car"
(2005) Deerborne, MI-- Ford Motor Company unveiled plans for its highly anticipated 2006 model "Equis LX," a vehicle that may very well revolutionize the automotive industry.Read full story
Puffin McMuffin.....on your menu?
(2008) Machias, Me./ AP - In keeping with their regional marketing plans, a Machias, Me. McDonnalds has been authorized to test market their new breakfast sandwich, The Puffin McMuffin. Machias's Seal Island has been a natural habitat for the colorful on...Read full story
"Let sleeping elephants lie…or you may [die]," Man in Thailand learns too late trying to compose ancient proverb of his own
(2007) Sidney, Australia - An elephant killed a 30-year-old-man in eastern Thailand today. Reportedly, he provoked the fatal incident by hitting the idle beast while it was asleep in a field. Onlookers tried to rescue the man from the enraged six-year-old c...Read full story
ABBA nice day - Stereophonics release album of cover songs.
(2008) Wales biggest boyband and former choir boys, The Stereophonics have recorded a tribute album to the shiny and sparkly Swedish quartet more commonly known as ABBA.Read full story
Conservative Group Campaigns Against Same-sex Friendships
(2004) Davenport, IA - According to conservative group, the Family Unity Council (FUC), Jason Michaels, and his best friend Dave Sloan, both nine, represent a growing threat to the stability of the American family. The boys, who enjoy fishing, riding bikes...Read full story