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Funny story: The Devil Flames the Obama/Romney Race

The Devil Flames the Obama/Romney Race

Washington, DC -- In an historic first, the Devil has declined to throw his support behind either candidate for US President, declaring that both contenders "are hell-bent on creating chaos without any help from me." "That makes it impossible to c...

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Funny story: Queasy Jet to open third Heathrow runway in Altrincham, Cheshire!

Queasy Jet to open third Heathrow runway in Altrincham, Cheshire!

The contract for building another runway in London has been won by budget airline Queasy Jet. They have decided that Altrincham, some two hundred miles away near Manchester, is the perfect location. "On the scale of things," said Queasy Jet chairm...

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Funny story: Washington Outlaws Money; Puts Americans on a Credit Allowance

Washington Outlaws Money; Puts Americans on a Credit Allowance

Washington DC - Your money isn't good here anymore. A new ruling by the Federal Reserve prohibits Americans from "owning, possessing or utilizing" money, in any shape or form, under the threat of life imprisonment. The prohibition is at the heart...

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Funny story: Recession Caused by Vengeful Deity

Recession Caused by Vengeful Deity

According to a startling new discovery by a joint co-operative research team consisting of economists and scientists from both MIT and the London School of Economics, the current recession was in fact caused by an incensed and indignant supreme, omni...

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Funny story: Coffee Chain Takes Over Spain's Banks; Euro to Be Replaced with the Starbuck

Coffee Chain Takes Over Spain's Banks; Euro to Be Replaced with the Starbuck

Madrid - The Starbucks Corporation has injected a shot of caffeine into the world's financial system, taking over Spain's devastated banking system so it can replace bank branches with Starbucks outlets. "Banks are not cool," said Dylan Prather, E...

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Funny story: Wall Street's IQ Plunges Below 70, Triggering A 'Too Dumb To Fall' Bailout

Wall Street's IQ Plunges Below 70, Triggering A 'Too Dumb To Fall' Bailout

New York City - The collective IQ of Wall Street executives has dropped below the mental retardation level for the first time ever, prompting the Federal Reserve to impose the "too dumb to fall" provisions of the Barney Frank Act. Implementing a s...

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Funny story: The Surefire Republican Way To Revive The Economy!!!

The Surefire Republican Way To Revive The Economy!!!

Start a new war to refocus attention off the bad state of national affairs and to bolster arm sales and allow corporate 'service' interests to leech money off the taxpayers to 'support' the military effort. Start a 'Threat To Be Terrified Of ' of the week campaign Do workers a 'favor' by allowing them to work three jobs to survive. Fence off of Washington D.C. to anyone without connection...

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Funny story: U.S. Economy Stronger; Bubble Gum and Condom Sales Skyrocket

U.S. Economy Stronger; Bubble Gum and Condom Sales Skyrocket

Leading economic indicators show the U.S. economy growing stronger, influencing the recovery of world markets and bolstering consumer confidence. Non durable goods distributors report record sales on "feel good" items like bubble gum and condoms.

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Funny story: The Federal Reserve Makes Money Disappear

The Federal Reserve Makes Money Disappear

Washington, DC -- Say goodbye to the almighty dollar. In a unanimous decision, the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors has voted to abolish the use of money in the United States, effective immediately. "The world's economic system is broken beyon...

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Funny story: Rich No Longer Have The Padding Of The Poor To Protect Them From The Realities Of Life

Rich No Longer Have The Padding Of The Poor To Protect Them From The Realities Of Life

Tragedy has hit the upper levels of our society today as the economic crisis has caused many of the rich to lose their cushion of poor people that have previously protected them from having to experience the basics of life. Many of the rich now have...

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Funny story: Private equity underpants down

Private equity underpants down

Shares in Private Equity, manufacturers of men's underpants, decreased markedly after safety inspectors discovered design faults. Midriff bands had weakened during the recession, possibly due to severe weakening of essential commodities. Privat...

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Funny story: Evel Knievel now responsible for Direct Gov road safety campaign

Evel Knievel now responsible for Direct Gov road safety campaign

Evel Knievel, the former stunt racing driver, is now responsible for DirectGov's 'Think' road safety campaign, as part of government plans to hive off key departmental responsibilities to those who haven't the first clue about their area of assigned...

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Funny story: Nottingham Outlets Suffer Drop in Customer Numbers

Nottingham Outlets Suffer Drop in Customer Numbers

The Nottingham Chamber of Commerce revealed today that outlets and traders in Nottingham have suffered a dramatic overall downfall in the number of customers through their doors in 2011. Some businesses did increase their turnover, but only 10% re...

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Funny story: Liverpool Unemployment Shock

Liverpool Unemployment Shock

A new study has revealed the astonishing fact that there are now 3.9 million households in Britain where not one person works, and whose only income consists entirely of welfare benefits. The study, which was undertaken by the Confederation of Dis...

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Funny story: Urine Sales Face Recession

Urine Sales Face Recession

The Euro zone faces recession as bond sales of special urine packages are going badly wrong. A leak from a urine sample in Germany has upset the market and caused quite a stink. British urine is standing up well and the city is betting on a decent...

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Funny story: Ireland's Answer to the Recession is 'Chasing Rainbows'. Literally

Ireland's Answer to the Recession is 'Chasing Rainbows'. Literally

The Irish government has announced a new measure to tackle the country's financial woes; searching for pots of gold at the ends of rainbows. Michael McFlattery, the Irish government's Chief Economist, stated; 'Well, we had a wee think about it all...

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Funny story: Obama Turns Back the Debt Clock to Save the World

Obama Turns Back the Debt Clock to Save the World

Washington DC - With the stroke of a pen, President Barack Obama has rescued the world from a catastrophic economic meltdown. The president signed into law today The Quantitative Time Act, effectively freeing every man, woman and child on the pla...

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