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The Onion To Change To Become More Like The Spoof

Funny story: The Onion To Change To Become More Like The Spoof

The Onion, the satirical news website par excellence, whose writers are the undisputed high-watermark of satirical literary output, is to make changes to become more like one of its rivals, TheSpoof.com. The Onion has been producing highly-crafted...

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General Election Red Herring: Piers Morgan Wins Alex Salmond Nationalism Award

Piers Morgan is not only one of the UK's most lovable and highly respected journalists; he has now been given an award from Alex Salmond for his sterling contributions to the Scottish Nationalist cause. Salmond groans: "Personally, when I say...

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Millionaire tricks CNN into stopping its Coverage of Missing Malaysian Plane

Funny story: Millionaire tricks CNN into stopping its Coverage of Missing Malaysian Plane

Dateline: ATLANTA--Elderly oddball millionaire, Huey Longbottom, shuns the internet and receives all of his news from CNN, but taking no interest in the missing Malaysian plane, which CNN has covered exhaustively for several weeks, Longbottom orchest...

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Toy Mandibles Empower Weak-Jawed Masses

Funny story: Toy Mandibles Empower Weak-Jawed Masses

Dateline: LOS ANGELES-There's a hot new product that's flying off the shelves. It's called Gravitas Jaws and it consists of a crude plastic mandible bone that's worn over your lower jaw like a beard, except that this piece of plastic has the power to...

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Talking Points should be delivered to Empty Rooms, Politicians and Journalists Agree

Funny story: Talking Points should be delivered to Empty Rooms, Politicians and Journalists Agree

Dateline: WASHINGTON-At an unprecedented conference yesterday on relations between journalism and democratic government, Washington correspondents together with congressional leaders and the President reached an understanding about their public c...

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Monster Trucks, are 'not gay.'

Funny story: Monster Trucks, are 'not gay.'

LGBT officials interrupted during speech by, 'Monster trucks, are not gay.' "Apparently his name is Timmy Tucker. He's a Monster Truck driver. We weren't even on the subject of Monster Trucks!? We never even mention them..." 'We're not on the s...

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White House Admits Employing the Carney Automaton

Funny story: White House Admits Employing the Carney Automaton

Following weeks of heated rumors and speculation the White House issued a press release admitting that Presidential Apologist Jay Carney is not actually human, but is an early prototype of a new line of talking-points press robots. The discovery foll...

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We like Fracking and We like to Frack

Funny story: We like Fracking and We like to Frack

Another day another punning newspaper headline about shale gas extraction. The industry has been a godsend for copywriters everywhere. Said one fleet street hack, "the great thing about Fracking is that it's possible to replace the word 'fuck', with...

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Person who died yesterday still dead today

Funny story: Person who died yesterday still dead today

Obituary writers across the globe last night pushed hard at the boundaries of factual news reporting to write more stuff about the famous guy who yesterday died peacefully in his food blender, aged 82 (or 83, depending on whether you believe Wikipedi...

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Chris Matthews: The Unauthorized Biography

To show that he believed in "giving back" even before he had anything to give back, MSNBC's Chris Matthews went to Africa as a recent college graduate to serve on the Peace Corps. Then, to avoid work, he got on the public dole immediately upon his return stateside, working as an aide in the U. S. Senate. Because he had a way with words, if not with women, Matthews became a speechwriter, scripting...

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Amazon's WaPo to adopt News 'R Us approach

Funny story: Amazon's WaPo to adopt News 'R Us approach

Insider to Amazon's recent purchase of The Washington Post, Roger E. Quietus indicates a major task for the newspaper upcoming will be brokering and promoting political agreements favoring Amazon business. Mr. Quietus (who prefers to remain quie...

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Helen Thomas: another hater bites the dust

WASHINGTON, DC --- Aspiring centenarian and anti-Semite, Helen Thomas, 92, died at home following a long mental illness. As he prepared his eulogy concerning the contrarian White House press corpsman, speechwriters reminded President Obama that "corp...

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ESPN's Stephen A. Smith to debate all Twitter followers

Funny story: ESPN's Stephen A. Smith to debate all Twitter followers

Citing his passion for debate, flare for commentary and overarching desire to make others feel mentally dominated, ESPN sports anchor Stephen A. Smith has announced plans to debate each of his followers on Twitter. The event, which Smith has dubbe...

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One Journalist Descent into Atlantic City Hell Hole

ATLANTIC CITY NJ - Couldn't have been two hours into the trip and I had to puke. The smell on the bus was thick with diesel exhaust, medication, and a toilet in the back of the bus that was spewing forth its overflowing contents all over the rusted floor of the bus. The two bottles of Jack that I drank before getting on this chariot to hell was really starting to work on my gut and now I was looki...

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English GCSE results: Does it effect peoples ability's in todays journalism?

Funny story: English GCSE results: Does it effect peoples ability's in todays journalism?

With the legal challenge over this years English examinations expected to be pushed through with some urgance, many are asking if a GCSE in English truly has any affect on the quality of articles being written by currant journalists. If the English...

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Puffington Host floats into the stratosphere: naked

Funny story: Puffington Host floats into the stratosphere: naked

New York - The staid Puffington Host, purveyor of light gastronomic drivel, has finally floated up into the stratosphere following publication of its latest collection of puff pastry recipes in its Home and Garden section. The recipes called for...

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Leveson Inquiry Focuses On The Real Cause Of Dishonest, Bullying and Unethical Tabloid Journalism

Funny story: Leveson Inquiry Focuses On The Real Cause Of Dishonest, Bullying and Unethical Tabloid Journalism

The Leveson Inquiry has, thus far, clearly identified the underlying philosophy and ethos of British tabloid journalism. Central to this ethos has been found to be dishonesty, bullying, political manipulation and a complete disregard for what might be considered as civilised standards of behaviour. 'The Inquiry is now moving on,' confirmed Lord Justice Leveson, this week, 'to examine what h...

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Laurie Penny: Still Standing up

Funny story: Laurie Penny: Still Standing up

Some people fold under the weight of pressure; some give in at the slightest nudge or wink. Others run screaming in the direction of away when confronted with vile churlish inane insults. Not Laurie. She walks bare feet across a desert of broken g...

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Breaking news…

Wallis Simpson And Meghan Markle

Somewhere in heaven, Wallis Simpson is smiling and applauding Meghan Markle’s wedding to Prince Harry: an American, an actress and a divorcee. Wow! Everything else is just sparkle. Smart guy, Harry.
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