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Funny story: Government Praises Snow For Recession Distraction

Government Praises Snow For Recession Distraction

Gordon Brown took time out of a Saturday morning Fifa '09 marathon today to publicly acknowledge the snow with regards to its work in making everyone forget about the recession. "We wish to thank the recent extended spat of extreme weather for i...

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Funny story: Jesus would understand the recession says Tony Blair

Jesus would understand the recession says Tony Blair

Yale University, New Haven, Ct - (30 Pieces of Silver Mess): "And what's more He'd absolutely insist intellectual giants such as, er, myself! - employed as $5 million per annum JP Morgan Bank consultants - get their government-sponsored bail out bon...

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Funny story: President Obama Says Current Recession Will Become 'A Disaster'

President Obama Says Current Recession Will Become 'A Disaster'

US President Barack Obama has said the contraction of the US economy in the final quarter of 2008 will become "a disaster" for the country. Speaking at the White House, he also said that what had started out as 'a blip', had first become a slump,...

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Funny story: Lousy Christmas blamed on Santa

Lousy Christmas blamed on Santa

After weeks of hoping for a Christmas miracle, worldwide retail chains confirmed today that they suffered one of the lousiest holiday shopping seasons in decades. Matters were made worse by the absence of one S. Claus, longtime resident of the N...

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Funny story: Global Recession Hits Japanese Car Firm, Executive Disembowels Self

Global Recession Hits Japanese Car Firm, Executive Disembowels Self

SAN FRANCISCO - Hideki Tojota, vice president and primary stockholder of Japan's top automobile manufacturer, committed Hari Kari Wednesday afternoon upon learning the predicted first operating loss in 70 years for the company was unavoidable. Dee...

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Funny story: Wallace And Gromit All Set To Restore Feel Good Factor

Wallace And Gromit All Set To Restore Feel Good Factor

In the midst of these recession hit times, it's consoling to know that the BBC is doing it's bit to help our ailing economy. Wallace and Gromit will return to our screens on Christmas day, filling a gap left vacant by Morecambe and Wise many years...

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Funny story: UK Economy Booms Following VAT Rate Decrease

UK Economy Booms Following VAT Rate Decrease

Wereinthemoney, England - The Labour government's plan to reduce the Value Added Tax (VAT) on goods and services from 17.5% to 15% took effect today with resounding results for the economy. The move to stimulate consumer spending and head off the imp...

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Funny story: Teenage Prankster Responsible for World Financial Crisis

Teenage Prankster Responsible for World Financial Crisis

Wall-E Street, New York - As the world teeters on the edge of a financial abyss, it has been revealed that the current global economic meltdown has been caused by a single British teenager. The 19 year old film student from Kilburn, London created th...

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Funny story: Detroit's Big 3 Automakers File Bankruptcy

Detroit's Big 3 Automakers File Bankruptcy

Meltdown, Michigan - Ford, GM and Chrysler have all filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 following their failed attempts to lobby congress for a carve-out of $25 billion from the $700 billion Wall Street bailout fund. "There's no w...

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Funny story: Strictly crisis - Government acts

Strictly crisis - Government acts

As news broke today of the growing crisis within the Strictly Come Dancing industry, Prime Minister Gordon Brown was forced to make an emergency press statement in an attempt to calm the markets. People's favourite John Seargant made a shock annou...

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Funny story: I borrowed my way out of debt!

I borrowed my way out of debt!

Gordon Brown today announced that the common belief that "two wrongs do not make a right" is actually false. The UK has plunged itself into a debt fuelled recession following years of increasing personal debt. Many of the UK's problems were cause...

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Funny story: US stocks fall even as brokerage firms issue kill tags and consider death for use of the word "recession"

US stocks fall even as brokerage firms issue kill tags and consider death for use of the word "recession"

US stocks dropped across the board Monday after a US banking giant announced a massive Wall Street cull with a record 250,000 broker 'kill' permits issued amid concerns of a deepening you-know-what. The firm said that it hoped to eliminate about...

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Funny story: Company that makes oversized scissors for ceremonial ribbon cuttings bracing for downturn

Company that makes oversized scissors for ceremonial ribbon cuttings bracing for downturn

Cutting Edge Ceremonial Ribbon Separators are bracing themselves for the worst this week, fearing severe impact from the economic downturn. CEO Ralph Snips explains; "As the failing economy continues to threaten new bridge, public works, malls and...

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Funny story: Boom Time USA! 1000's Job's 100's Factories!

Boom Time USA! 1000's Job's 100's Factories!

Tens of Thousands are flocking to one American city which has defied the economic gloom and is booming. This beacon of hope for a new prosperity is a once small but now rapidly expanding city in America's mid west. Newspapers and TV scream the hea...

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Funny story: Binge drinking encouraged to beat recession

Binge drinking encouraged to beat recession

Gordon Brown has called for pubs and clubs to stay open 24/7 to help the UK spend its way out of recession. Speaking at the Mop and Bucket pub in Wimslow Cheshire he said "People drinking more alcohol will have a knock on effect in lots of ways, m...

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Funny story: Australian Resort Plans 'Anything Goes' Nude Party to Combat Recession Blues

Australian Resort Plans 'Anything Goes' Nude Party to Combat Recession Blues

Alice Bedsprings, Australia - Worried about the upcoming world recession? No need. Just book a holiday at Australia's 'Anything Goes' nude party resort to chase those blues away. "Abso-bloddy-lutely! What will happen, will happen," prophesised Cin...

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Funny story: New Recession Tax -SRT - announced

New Recession Tax -SRT - announced

The Chancellor has discovered a new stealth tax to lumber the Great British public with - a Special Recession Tax (or SRT). With the price of motor fuel reducing throughout the country - except, of course, at motorway service areas - the governm...

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