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Funny story: Nashville Man Consoles Himself that He Probably Wouldn't Have Made 2020 Summer Olympics Anyway

Nashville Man Consoles Himself that He Probably Wouldn't Have Made 2020 Summer Olympics Anyway

After learning that the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo had been postponed until July of 2021, Wayne Markham of Nashville, Tennessee, consoled himself that he probably wouldn't have made the Olympics this year, anyway. "I hadn't gotten into the real...

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Funny story: New York Man Realizes He Has No Potential

New York Man Realizes He Has No Potential

“I always felt bad about myself for not realizing my full potential,” said Calvin Doyle of Brooklyn, New York. “But then I realized that I probably had – there just wasn’t much to realize. Hardly anything, in fact.” According to Doyle, the realiza...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Fumbles Life

Nashville Man Fumbles Life

"I've never been much of an athlete, so it's not too much of a surprise," said Web Stephens of his fumbling of the game of life. "We can't all be the star quarterback, I guess." As he explained it, Stephens began his life with high hopes, and some...

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Funny story: Nashville Woman Dresses to Impress on Casual Fridays

Nashville Woman Dresses to Impress on Casual Fridays

While some of her coworkers might give her odd looks when she shows up in a fitted blouse and business skirt on casual Fridays at the office, Lara Revolinski has a plan in mind. "Dress for the job you want, not the job you have," is the motto adop...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Consoles Himself that There Are No Mistakes

Nashville Man Consoles Himself that There Are No Mistakes

"Everything I've done in life got me to right here, right now, so I've got no complaints," said Harry Fisher of Nashville, Tennessee, consoling himself that there are no "mistakes."  "It's all just a question of perspective." Fisher explained that...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Ironically Loses His Loser Identity

Nashville Man Ironically Loses His Loser Identity

Long identified as a loser by both his friends and himself, Harry Reston of Nashville, Tennessee, serendipitously and nearly simultaneously procured a new house, a wonderful mate, and a much-improved work situation - but in the process lost his lose...

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Funny story: It Finds Its Way Back into Nashville Woman

It Finds Its Way Back into Nashville Woman

After the loss of a beloved animal companion followed by several lackluster months during which Maddie McIntyre of Nashville, Tennessee, didn't have it in her to do much of anything, it finally found its way back into her. "It feels really weird,"...

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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: Struggling Nashville Musician Begins to Think He Might Never Make It But Then Realizes That's Crazy Talk

Struggling Nashville Musician Begins to Think He Might Never Make It But Then Realizes That's Crazy Talk

After yet a other sparsely attended show in a dive bar with crummy sound and a badly-lit stage, singer-songwriter Campbell "Camp" Hobson of Nashville, Tennessee, began to think that he just might never truly make it as a professional musician, but th...

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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: Nashville Ne'er-Do-Well Consoles Himself that Winning Isn't Everything

Nashville Ne'er-Do-Well Consoles Himself that Winning Isn't Everything

While his intermittent employment, lackluster love life, and standard, sardonic "liivin' the dream" response to any inquiry as to how he's doing have prompted some of his less understanding friends to call him the dreaded "L" word, Max Childers of Na...

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Funny story: New Study Shows Most People Pretty Average

New Study Shows Most People Pretty Average

A new study published in the Journal of Human Evolution showed that the vast majority of Americans are not exceptional in any significant way and, in fact, are pretty average. Sociologist Dr. Charles Stanton, who conducted the study, said that he...

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Funny story: Former Punk Rocker Achieves True Success by Going to Work for Healthcare Company

Former Punk Rocker Achieves True Success by Going to Work for Healthcare Company

"So many people move here hoping to make it as a professional singer or songwriter and end up becoming disheartened when they never hit the big-time," said career counselor Pam Hardy of Nashville, Tennessee. "But I think we need to change our definit...

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Funny story: Acquaintances Reluctantly Concede that Super Cool-Seeming Guy Is In Fact Really Cool

Acquaintances Reluctantly Concede that Super Cool-Seeming Guy Is In Fact Really Cool

Several months after handsome, charismatic 38-year-old Hopper Bartlett moved to town, even those residents of Nashville, Tennessee, who'd been keen to find a chink in his super cool facade were forced to conclude that Hopper was, in fact, a really co...

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Funny story: New York Writer Confident that 2019 Will Bring Life Muse and/or Divine Inspiration

New York Writer Confident that 2019 Will Bring Life Muse and/or Divine Inspiration

Aspiring writer Noel Underwood of New York City, who waited in vain all of 2018 for literary success to be thrust upon him, is confident that 2019 will be the year that he happens upon his life muse and/or is struck by divine inspiration, finally cau...

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Funny story: Harried Horticulturist Lacks Time to Stop and Smell Her Own Roses

Harried Horticulturist Lacks Time to Stop and Smell Her Own Roses

World-renowned horticulturist Meghan Barlow, pressured on all sides to produce more award-winning zinnias, pentuias, celosia, and other blooms, recently realized that she lacked the time to stop and smell her own roses. "It's a problem," she ackno...

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Funny story: Musician Moves to Music City Only to Be Played Like a Song

Musician Moves to Music City Only to Be Played Like a Song

Lured by promises of a lucrative publishing deal with a major country music label, singer-songwriter Billy Bonner moved to Nashville, Tennessee - a.k.a. Music City - only to find that company executives were less interested in getting his songs playe...

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