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Funny story: Spoof writer isn't really giving it his all

Spoof writer isn't really giving it his all

A frequent contributor to the satirical news and parody website, The Spoof, has confessed that he isn't really making that much effort when he writes his stories. Harold Meaner says he feels that he is barely going through the motions, treading wa…

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Funny story: Spoof Writer Turns 90; Attributes Longevity to Life Insurance

Spoof Writer Turns 90; Attributes Longevity to Life Insurance

Covina, CA. Exclusive - to any editor who will print this. An aging Spoof contributor, who turns 90 on Thursday, gave this reporter an exclusive interview at the local library this morning. When asked 'to what he or she attributes his or her long lif…

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Funny story: Man Had Writer's Block

Man Had Writer's Block

A man who tentatively refers to himself as a writer when he contributes not infrequently to an online satirical news outlet, has told of how he became afflicted with the well-known stumbling block of scribblers the world over, when he came down with...

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Funny story: Brilliant Writer Has Fucked Up Weekend Beginning With Loss Of Entire Novel On "Piece-Of-Shit" USB Flash Drive

Brilliant Writer Has Fucked Up Weekend Beginning With Loss Of Entire Novel On "Piece-Of-Shit" USB Flash Drive

Midwest. After spending 10 years carefully managing his time, avoiding high-stress professional careers, and using every single ounce of his creative energy to construct a massive science fiction novel, Minnesota resident and part-time administrativ...

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Funny story: Man Breaks Record By Writing Story In Only Four Minutes

Man Breaks Record By Writing Story In Only Four Minutes

A man has revealed how he managed to smash the world record for conceiving, creating, writing, and publishing a story of no particular import on a satirical news website, this morning. Myke Woodson, 56, claims he took just four minutes - or therea...

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Funny story: Writer Insists He Won't Link His Material To Facebook Or Twitter

Writer Insists He Won't Link His Material To Facebook Or Twitter

A writer on a satirical news website has said that, despite knowing that other writers have done it, and that the results can be extraordinarily beneficial in a cynical points-scoring way, he will never link his stories to any of the social media pla...

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Funny story: The Return of Spoof Writer Abel Rodriguez

The Return of Spoof Writer Abel Rodriguez

I started writing for Mark Lowton's Spoof back in 2004. I left the Spoof in 2014. And for the past six years I have been living up in Penguinville, Alaska. This little quaint Eskimo fishing village is just a stone's throw from the North Pole. I...

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Funny story: New York Writer Gets Bad Case of the Ideas

New York Writer Gets Bad Case of the Ideas

Amidst a flurry of concerns about a new and deadly virus spreading from China, Patrick Cramer, a writer living in New York City, was stricken with a debilitating case of the ideas. "It wasn't quite as bad as Ebola," said Cramer, who is still recup...

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Funny story: Local Man Denies Writing Comeback Rumours

Local Man Denies Writing Comeback Rumours

Local man, and once prolific writer of absolute bollocks, crap jokes, sob stories, knob-related gubbins and generally unfunny shite, Martin Shuttlecock, today denied that he was all set for a writing comeback. Speaking today from the tiny caravan...

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Funny story: Nashville Poet Narrowly Escapes Drowning in Stream of Consciousness

Nashville Poet Narrowly Escapes Drowning in Stream of Consciousness

Weary of trite rhymes and predictable turns of phrase, poet Walter O'Malley of Nashville, Tennessee, decided to try his hand at free-form verse, only to narrowly avoid drowning in a stream of consciousness. "I just thought I'd dip my toe in and ge...

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Funny story: New York Writer Realizes She Must Have Genuine Love of Writing Because She's Definitely Not Getting Anything Else Out of It

New York Writer Realizes She Must Have Genuine Love of Writing Because She's Definitely Not Getting Anything Else Out of It

Charlotte Bonner of New York City, who spends her days doing a Manhattan office grind and her evenings working on short stories, blog posts and a novel-in-progress, none of which have ever garnered her any professional attention let alone financial r...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Inspired to Learn Poetry Doesn't Have to Rhyme

Nashville Man Inspired to Learn Poetry Doesn't Have to Rhyme

Although artistically minded, Wesley Biggs of Nashville, Tennessee, had always considered poetry beyond his creative reach – until he learned that it does not necessarily have to rhyme. “I feel like such a doofus,” said Biggs. “All this time I’ve...

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Funny story: Blocked Writer Relieved to Realize No One Cares whether He Writes Anything Ever Again

Blocked Writer Relieved to Realize No One Cares whether He Writes Anything Ever Again

Russell Hanson of New York City, a longtime legal writer and aspiring fiction author who'd been feeling somewhat panicked to find himself running low on ideas for new novels and short stories, breathed a sigh of relief when it occurred to him that no...

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Funny story: Ralph E. Shaffer Is 89 Today

Ralph E. Shaffer Is 89 Today

Ralph E. Shaffer, the well-known writer of satire on satirical news website, TheSpoof.com, celebrates his birthday today. He's 89, and will be for the next 364 days. Ralph might live in Issaquah, Washington, but then again, he might not. The...

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Funny story: Spoof Writer Admitted To Hospital After Site Crashes

Spoof Writer Admitted To Hospital After Site Crashes

A man was admitted to hospital last night suffering from what medical staff described as 'withdrawal symptoms', after the website he writes pointless stories for, mysteriously crashed. Moys Kenwood, 55, arrived at Hull Royal Infirmary in a state o...

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Funny story: Unknown Writer Prepares for Interview Just in Case

Unknown Writer Prepares for Interview Just in Case

Charlotte Crowley, a published but generally unnoticed writer living in Boston, Massachusetts, has been preparing thoughtful, considered responses to a set of interview questions just in case anyone ever takes an interest in her and her work. "The...

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Funny story: Writer Impressed at Speed with which His Best Ideas Run Away

Writer Impressed at Speed with which His Best Ideas Run Away

Fiction writer Glenn Merchant of New York City never runs out of ideas, but, unfortunately, his best ones tend to run away from him – and fast. “I can’t seem to hold onto a single bit of true inspiration,” said Glenn. “These babies know how to bo...

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