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Ronnie Kray's Pressed Flower Collection Fetches £14,000 At Auction

Funny story: Ronnie Kray's Pressed Flower Collection Fetches £14,000 At Auction

A surprisingly benign side has emerged to the notorious Sixties East End gangland boss Ronnie Kray, as a trunk full of his personal possessions has been discovered in the loft of his childhood home. The items - including a delicately curated colle...

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Prince Edward To Host "Palaces Under The Hammer" Daytime T.V. Show

Funny story: Prince Edward To Host "Palaces Under The Hammer" Daytime T.V. Show

Spin off from Homes Under the Hammer, Palaces under the Sceptre is a British palace renovation and auction series that originally screened on BBC One as part of the BBC's morning television schedule. The new series will be much the same as Homes...

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Get It While You Can: Burt Reynolds Sells Himself (Cheap!)

HOLLYWEIRD, CALIFORNICATE - Has-been "actor" Burt Reynolds, who has lived beyond his means for many years, is offering over 600 "personal items" to the highest bidder at an auction at the Palms Casino Resort in Sin City (a. k. a. "Las Vegas"). The...

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Francis Bacon portrait of his cat 'Rasher' set to sell for a hundred million bucks

Funny story: Francis Bacon portrait of his cat 'Rasher' set to sell for a hundred million bucks

New York - A Manhattan auction house estimates Bacon's classic 1969 oil on canvas portrait of his pussycat Rasher will be a runaway hundred million dollar success at their forthcoming sale this week. NYC auctioneers Dribble & Gavel say they ha...

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..."A right Royal BOGOF Rodney!"

Funny story: ..."A right Royal BOGOF Rodney!"

Unwanted souvenirs (AKA: Royal crap) celebrating the hatching of the Prince of Darkness Mark 11 (AKA: Prince George) are being flogged orf by Buck House in a huge January sale. Items including Royal 'made in China' China, trinkets, Royal 'mint' f...

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Kobe "Boo-Hoo" Bryant Says His Mama Stole His Stuff

Funny story: Kobe "Boo-Hoo" Bryant Says His Mama Stole His Stuff

LOS ANGELES - Kobe Bryant who missed the first round of the Los Angeles Lakers NBA playoffs because his foot was hurt now says that his mama has bruised the hell out of his ego. Bryant is madder than a woodpecker in Antarctica because his mother h...

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Sad, Sad, Sad - Kobe Bryant Suing His Own Mother

Funny story: Sad, Sad, Sad - Kobe Bryant Suing His Own Mother

TRENTON, New Jersey - Kobe "Vino" Bryant may scream, holler, and yell at his Laker teammates Pau Gasol, Metta World Peace, and Dwight Howard, but his mama, Pamela Bryant says she will not stand for him hollering at her and she has made it abundantly...

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Madonna's Infamous Conical Bra Fetches $51,971

Funny story: Madonna's Infamous Conical Bra Fetches $51,971

LONDON - The highly respected Christie's Music Memorabilia Auction was held recently and it brought in lots and lots of money. Madonna's conical bra, which was expected to sell for $3,140, ended up being sold for an astounding $51,971. It was r...

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Ebay and Facebook Announce Merger

Funny story: Ebay and Facebook Announce Merger

It appears that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has finally found a way to make profits from the his social networking site following the recent decreases in its share price. The site, which now has over 1 billion active users, will immediately c...

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Bonnie & Clyde's Personal Belongings Are Auctioned Off

Funny story: Bonnie & Clyde's Personal Belongings Are Auctioned Off

NASHUA, New Hampshire - Two of the most notorious outlaws of the Great Depression Era were Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. The two Texas natives wreaked havoc and terror across the Great Southwest by robbing banks, savings & loans, Piggly Wigg...

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Lance Armstrong's seven Tour de France titles go on sale

Funny story: Lance Armstrong's seven Tour de France titles go on sale

In a stunning announcement last Thursday, the famed cyclist Lance Armstrong said he was selling his seven Tour de France titles. The titles will go on sale next week, but they most likely won't be available to the fans. All Tour de France runner-...

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Chicken nugget sold for $8100,00 on E Bay was a fake!

Funny story: Chicken nugget sold for $8100,00 on E Bay was a fake!

A chicken nugget sold for the above amount has been identified as a fake. The original George Washington look-alike nugget was thrown to the owners dog 3 years ago, it burped after swallowing it. After the owner realised how stupid she was, she carve...

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Rare yellow diamond 'is a fake'

Funny story: Rare yellow diamond 'is a fake'

Geneva - A plot to flog off a 'rare yellow diamond' has gone pear-shaped Interpol sources said today. Brilliant refraction by the 110.3 carat 'Sun Dance Squid' - said to resemble an octopus' testicles, er...tentacles! - makes the stone worth an e...

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Patronising Russian jewellers reckon 'owner has no idea' of priceless Romanov treasure's worth

Funny story: Patronising Russian jewellers reckon 'owner has no idea' of priceless Romanov treasure's worth

London - A stunning Fabergé Imperial Egg bought at auction in New York in 1964 is being hunted down by a London jewellers. The gem-encrusted gold/sapphire/ruby/diamond trinket, which looks like a flower-festooned Easter egg in precious metal baske...

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Naming rights to federal buildings available by auction

Funny story: Naming rights to federal buildings available by auction

Naming rights to thousands of federal buildings throughout the United States will go up for auction next month, thanks to the latest effort by Congress to restore balance to the nation's finances. Federal buildings have traditionally only been na...

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Mrs Thatcher's knickers bought by Nonce at Sir Geoffrey Archer Charity Auction

Funny story: Mrs Thatcher's knickers bought by Nonce at Sir Geoffrey Archer Charity Auction

A pair of black silk knickers belonging to Lady Margaret Thatcher fetched £25,000 at a charity auction organised by Sir Geoffrey Archer this week. Mrs Thatcher first wore the 'lucky' knickers on the night the Belgrano was sunk in 1982 and had the...

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Princess Beatrice's Wedding Hat Up For Auction

Funny story: Princess Beatrice's Wedding Hat Up For Auction

The bizarre hat worn by Princess Beatrice at the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton has been put online for auction. The highest bid currently stands at £18,500 and the auction runs until May 22nd. All proceeds will go to the charity...

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Police impound auctions of WRONG property

In a story so bizarre that it belongs in the twilight zone, word has reached the media about an auction gone wrong. At the bi-annual assets auction, police auction off all unclaimed property, from their warehouse, in order to make room for new evi...

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