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Funny story: Quentin Tarantino Defends Bruce Lee Portrayal

Quentin Tarantino Defends Bruce Lee Portrayal

Quentin Tarantino’s film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood has been criticized for a scene in which Mike Moh portrays Bruce Lee, the legendary martial artist. The scene portrays the late Lee as a cocky clown who gets his just desserts when an old white g...

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Funny story: Trump Declares Himself King of the Jews

Trump Declares Himself King of the Jews

President Trump is doubling down on his stance toward Jewish voters. Last week, the president stirred controversy when he implied that Jews who vote Democrat are "disloyal." "I think any Jewish people that vote for a Democrat," he said, "I think it s...

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Funny story: Fans Say Billie Eilish Sounds Like Lorde

Fans Say Billie Eilish Sounds Like Lorde

Billie Eilish is one of today’s top pop music idols. But she has been dogged by accusations that she sounds a lot like Lorde. Eilish has even recorded a song on the subject, “Wish I Weren’t Just Like You.” But she hasn’t spoken publicly on the subjec...

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Funny story: Trump Defends Fourth of July Speech

Trump Defends Fourth of July Speech

This July Fourth was the occasion for President Donald Trump's much-ballyhooed Independence Day celebration in Washington, D.C. Trump's patriotic speech drew derision from certain quarters for its, er, unique approach to history. Unfortunat...

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Funny story: A Dire Warning From President Trump

A Dire Warning From President Trump

President Trump just delivered a new address. Here it is: My fellow Americans, many of whom are my friends…all of you, all Americans are my friends. Most of them. Very few people don’t like me, and those that don’t are bad people. Like Hilla...

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Funny story: Quentin Tarantino Talks About Writing

Quentin Tarantino Talks About Writing

We asked Quentin Tarantino if he would talk a little about his writing process. And, boy did he ever! Here's an excerpt: Writing movies can be hard. I made a movie called Kill Bill, I’m sure you know, and it was tricky because you know you’...

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Funny story: Quentin Tarantino Talks About His New Movie

Quentin Tarantino Talks About His New Movie

We are thrilled to have a guest editorial from director Quentin Tarantino, director of Jackie Brown and Pulp Fiction, and other three-hour talkfests. In a Spoof exclusive, Tarantino talks about his exciting remake of Jaws, followed by an exclusive ex...

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Funny story: Society Has Too Much Fucking Profanity, According to Some Goddamn Study

Society Has Too Much Fucking Profanity, According to Some Goddamn Study

Given today’s turbulent political climate, many are concerned that the public discourse has coarsened. Indeed, a study from The National Society For Ethics in Language finds that profanity is becoming the norm in North America. This study can only st...

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Funny story: Donald Trump Speaks Out Against Hate Crimes

Donald Trump Speaks Out Against Hate Crimes

President Trump recently spoke to supporters at a Wisconsin rally. In the wake of recent hate crimes, many wondered if Trump would address the topic of 'hate crime', and he did. Here is the opening portion of his speech: "Friends, we are facing gr...

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Funny story: Crown of Thorns Lost After Notre Dame Fire

Crown of Thorns Lost After Notre Dame Fire

It was a week of tragedy for France as the Notre Dame Cathedral burned before the eyes of the world. Luckily, the cathedral was not entirely destroyed. And most of the cathedral’s collection of artifacts have been preserved. Unfortu...

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Funny story: Mueller Report Released, With Redactions

Mueller Report Released, With Redactions

Anticipation is building towards the release of Robert Mueller’s report on interaction between the Donald Trump campaign and Russia. Will the report show collusion between the future president and a hostile foreign power? Many Democrats believe so, w...

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Funny story: Filthy Sayings and Antics of The Taco Bell Dog

Filthy Sayings and Antics of The Taco Bell Dog

The Spoof is dedicated to maintaining the memory of the greatest pop culture moments in Western Civilization. In this week’s Pop Culture Flashback, we’d like to look back at one of advertising’s most popular mascots, the Taco Bell chihuahua. From 199...

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Funny story: A Message From Donald Trump

A Message From Donald Trump

Now that the Russia hoax has been put to rest, I’d like to talk about important issues. First off, I’m not overweight. My critics say I’m obese, but I’m not. I’m 250 pounds of presidential dynamite. Presidential dynamite. All the do...

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Funny story: French Literary Flashback

French Literary Flashback

For our literary lesson today, we take a French flashback to the career of Fillain Hogge-Grillet, the shining sensation of Gallic arts in the sixties. As the author and critic Troland Bartres put it, “Clearly, these are not the dusty old novels o...

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Funny story: Unitarian Hymnbook

Unitarian Hymnbook

Hello to all my friends, whether you be Jewish or Catholic, whether you’re Buddhist or still identifying with the religion of your birth. Some non-Unitarians are unaware that we have hymns. Of course we do! What would fellowship be without a little s...

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Funny story: Stephen Queen's Rinse Macabre

Stephen Queen's Rinse Macabre

Back in the eighties, Stephen Queen was the undisputed master of the horror story. His books sold like hot cakes. Hell, they sold better than hot cakes. And so, Queen’s agent got a big idea: What if Stephen Queen wrote a nonfiction book? As it turned out, this wasn’t such a big idea. It didn’t sell like hot cakes. It barely sold at all. But the book contains many interesting insights on the art of...

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Funny story: The Day Satan Came to Court

The Day Satan Came to Court

Back in the eighties, every book publisher was searching for the new Stephen King. Of these forgotten pretenders, John Psepsis was surely the most prolific, sometimes churning out a new chiller every month. Of his fellow author, King had this to say: “Gosh wow, Psepsis writes better horror than anyone. Except me, of course. And certainly, I’m a lot richer than him. A whole lot richer. I should kno...

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