There were 204 spoof news stories published in August 2004. A selection of the most popular stories is shown here. You can use the calendar on the right hand side to get news stories from a day in this month.

Man Loses Penis to Bear Trap

ESTES PARK, Co - In what paramedics called a ‘freak accident', tourist Ben Miller lost his penis in a bear trap at an Estes Park souvenir shop. Miller, a 39 year old draftsman from Orlando, Florida, and his family were visiting the Big Thompson Rive...

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Mattel Rejects Suicide Bomber Barbie

Funny story: Mattel Rejects Suicide Bomber Barbie

EL SEGUNDO, Ca - In a not-so-surprising move, Mattel executives unanimously rejected their marketing department's latest submission: Suicide Bomber Barbie. "This would surely become a political hot-potato," explained June Cabrini, Executi...

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Boy's Wal-Mart Telescope Shames Hubble

Funny story: Boy's Wal-Mart Telescope Shames Hubble

DUMAS, Tx - James McBride, a 14 year old amateur astronomer from Dumas, Texas, has captured a stunning image of a four-nebula cluster he has nicknamed "Face of God." The Texas panhandle resident captured the image using nothing more than a disposabl...

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SpongeBob Squarepants On Atkins Diet

Funny story: SpongeBob Squarepants On Atkins Diet

A spokesperson for SpongeBob Squarepants said on Wednesday that the undersea sensation will be using the Atkins Diet to lose some unwanted pounds, in order to broaden his acting horizons. "[Sponge]Bob does not want to be typecast. He wants to...

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Osama Bin Laden Captured, Found In U.S. Army

Funny story: Osama Bin Laden Captured, Found In U.S. Army

FORT BENNING, GEORGIA-- The Bush administration received yet another shocking blow today when, it was discovered today that Osama Bin Laden has been in the United States Army this entire time ever since September 11th.

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Microsoft Has Serious Problems With XP SP2

17 August 2004 By Liam Logsdon...

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Hurricane Charlie "farts" on Florida

St. Petersburgh, FL- According to Deputy Assistant Weather Chairperson on Hurricane Development and Other Related Things (DAWCHDORT), Michael Snodgrass, Florida is in for a titanic blast from nature. The trail end of hurricane Charlie will be shooti...

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Hard Time for Kerry at First Transvestite Concert

Funny story: Hard Time for Kerry at First Transvestite Concert

Senator Kerry held his first joint Transvestite Concert with British comedian Eddie Izzard in San Francisco. 12 additional Transvestite concerts were scheduled as Kerry attempts to appeal to another minority group in his bid for the Presidency. Sen...

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IOC Introduces NASCAR to the Olympics

Aug. 2004, Dover Downs, DE, The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that NASCAR Racing would be added to the summer Olympics in 2008. The Committee members left the Hotel Athens after a marathon session where the issue of N...

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Tonya Harding to Negotiate Dispute Between Hamm and Yang

Funny story: Tonya Harding to Negotiate Dispute Between Hamm and Yang

24 August 2004 by Liam Logsdon, The Olympian Times...

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Schwarzenegger Admits He's Not Gay

Funny story: Schwarzenegger Admits He's Not Gay

Sacramento - Seeking to dispel rumors that he is gay, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger issued a statement on the California state website assuring his constituents that he, in fact, is not.

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Detective Andy Sipowicz Joins Search for Lori Hacking

Funny story: Detective Andy Sipowicz Joins Search for Lori Hacking

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Teams of cadaver sniffing dogs are roaming the Salt Lake Valley Landfill looking for the body of a Lori Hacking - the pregnant woman reportedly murdered by husband Mark Hacking and then dumped into the trash according to his re...

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Kobe Arrested Again: Unidentified Star of Kazaam Claims Rape

Funny story: Kobe Arrested Again: Unidentified Star of Kazaam Claims Rape

Kobe Bryant, already set to stand trial for allegedly raping a 19-year-old woman in a Colorado hotel, was arrested at his home Monday after a 32-year-old Miami resident claimed he was raped by Bryant back in June.

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Swift Boat Veterans for Truth Fail Lie Detector Test!

Funny story: Swift Boat Veterans for Truth Fail Lie Detector Test!

ALEXANDRIA VA (AP) Several members of the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth have failed independent polygraph tests administered over the past week. The organization, which has charged that presidential candidate John Kerry was a coward rather than the V...

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Scott Peterson Red Amber Green

Funny story: Scott Peterson Red Amber Green

Scott Peterson amazed the jury at his murder trial by doing traffic light impersonations. Red, Amber, Green, Green and Amber then back to Red. It was pursuant to the prosecution playing hours of recordings between him and his mistress Amber Frey on t...

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Olympic Games Results and News Day 1

Funny story: Olympic Games Results and News Day 1

News and Results Day 1 SHOOTING Ken Taki Friedchickenous A bit bizarre this one. We all walked from the Olympic villag...

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Rapper, Lil' Jon, Sets Out to Obtain Copyright Laws For The Words Yeah, What, and O.K.

Funny story: Rapper, Lil' Jon, Sets Out to Obtain Copyright Laws For The Words Yeah, What, and O.K.

ATLANTA, GA-- As the hip hop wars continue to go on, Lil' Jon from the infamous kings of staying crunk, Lil' Jon and Dem Eastside Boyz, made a daring move on Monday morning. Lil' Jon has filed the proper paperwork and soon hopes to obtai...

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Drunk Tom Hanks Ruins Hill Family Reunion

Funny story: Drunk Tom Hanks Ruins Hill Family Reunion

Decatur, GA - Decatur Police were called to the Oglethorpe State Park on Sunday in response to a disruption of the peace call. Upon arriving at the scene of the call, officers were shocked by what they found.

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Mark Hacking Medical School Application Found!

CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA (AP) Officials at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine have located the application sent in by Mark Hacking -- the Salt Lake City man recently charged with the murder of his wife, Lori Hacking.

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Italian Pasta Ban Hits Europe!

A bitter row in Brussels over crop subsidies has seen Italy slap an immediate ban on pasta exports to its EU partners.

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Amber Frey Is A Commie Spy

Funny story: Amber Frey Is A Commie Spy

Mark Geragos sprang a surprise in the Scott Peterson trial by confirming that Amber Frey is in fact a Commie Spy. He showed the jury pictures of Frey, while the telephone tapes were being played, turning from Amber to Red while Peterson turned Green.

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Ireland Is Lost Island of Atlantis?

By Liam Logsdon, Dublin Irish National Press...

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Olympic Medal Table Analysis

Funny story: Olympic Medal Table Analysis

Team USA has seen off China at the top of the leaderboard. USA palmed 100 medals to China's 62 with 34 golds to 31. Michael Phelps has however said that the USA's tally would have been far higher if Democratic Presidential Nominee Senator Joh...

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Man Yoo Nearly Extinct

Funny story: Man Yoo Nearly Extinct

65 million years ago during what Palaeontologists term the Late Cretaceous, Dinosaurs ruled the Earth. Yes it was the era of the T-rex, Anatotitan and Torosauras. It was also the first sighting of the Man Yoo.

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Irish Rockers U2: New Release Set For November

23 August 2004, by Liam Logsdon...

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Actor Will Ferrell to stand in for Bush in debates

Funny story: Actor Will Ferrell to stand in for Bush in debates

DAVENPORT, IOWA - Today, the Bush re-election campaign made a surprising announcment, as they have tabbed popular Saturday Night Live alumnus Will Ferrell to appear as President George W. Bush in the upcoming presidential debates.

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Broadway Show ‘Naked' Closed to Save GOP

New York (AP) - The Grand Old Party has released a list of suitable and approved sites for touring during the Republican convention. The list also includes a section of attractions that are strictly forbidden. The GOP has gone so far as to actually p...

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Kobe Bryant Jury Selection

Funny story: Kobe Bryant Jury Selection

Just over a year after Kobe Bryant was charged with rape, residents of Eagle Colorado began the first wave of jury selection. Around 500 citizens filed into the County Courthouse to fill out an 82 item questionnaire.

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Blunkett Never Saw It Coming

Funny story: Blunkett Never Saw It Coming

News of the World's exclusive on David Blunkett's affair with married woman Kimberly Fortier, has come as news to the Home Secretary. "They are alleging that I was on the Island of Corfu with her and her son, but if that is true I'm...

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A Broke, International Olympic Committee Forced To Ask Bill Gates For Money

Funny story: A Broke, International Olympic Committee Forced To Ask Bill Gates For Money

ATHENS, GREECE-- With a slump in ticket sales and empty seats that haven't been filled, the International Olympic Committee is facing a major issue. Over the last few years they have accumulated over 30 billion dollars in debt and expenses for a...

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Trash does Talking for Yankees' Steinbrenner

Funny story: Trash does Talking for Yankees' Steinbrenner

New York, NY - In a scene that must have been reminiscent of Scarface, New York Yankees' owner George Steinbrenner on Saturday appears to have envisioned an orgy of acquisitions before Major League Baseball's trading deadline. Notes discovered i...

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Bush's Team Calls on Supernanny

Funny story: Bush's Team Calls on Supernanny

TV bosses in the UK, celebrating their success in selling Supernanny to the American networks, have discovered the show has one very special fan - the White House.

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Julia Child's Shocking Final Request

Funny story: Julia Child's Shocking Final Request

Santa Barbara, CA - The culinary world was rocked yesterday by the disclosure of details of Julia Child's will. Most disturbing to many is the requirement that her body be the secret ingredient in an episode of the Iron Chef, a popular cooking progr...

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Michael Phelps Striking Gold

Funny story: Michael Phelps Striking Gold

Teenage swimming sensation Michael Phelps has admitted that he owes Michael Moore his first Olympic Gold medal at the very least. He remembers as a 10 year old member of the North Baltimore Aquatic Club, how Moore would dive into the pool which empti...

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Dublin Government wants rid of Cork

Dublin, Ireland. The Irish Government announced yesterday that they wish to rid Ireland of it's largest and most troublesome county, Cork.

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Shopping Fatality Comes Back to Haunt Sainsbury's

Funny story: Shopping Fatality Comes Back to Haunt Sainsbury's

A freak shopping accident which killed 92 year old pensioner and father of twenty-three Wilbert Wheatchaffer has left a London branch of British supermarket chain Sainsbury's no option but closure.

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Barney to Replace Pele as Spokesman for Viagra

Funny story: Barney to Replace Pele as Spokesman for Viagra

In a shock announcement today the global pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer confirmed the end of their relationship with the worlds most famous footballer Pele. They confirmed today that Pele's contract for the endorsement of their best selling imp...

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Former NFL Star, Ricky Williams, Will Continue His Career on a Playstation Videogame

Funny story: Former NFL Star, Ricky Williams, Will Continue His Career on a Playstation Videogame

MIAMI, FLORIDA-- One week ago an announcement was made by Miami Dolphins owner Wayne Huizenga that star runningback Ricky Williams failed a third drug test and was being released by the Dolphins. Today, at a press conference in downtown Miami Ricky...

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Secret Service Carry Dart Guns -- to Protect the Public!

Funny story: Secret Service Carry Dart Guns -- to Protect the Public!

Officials today refused to confirm or deny reports that the Presidential Protection Detail of the Secret Service have been issued with tranquilizer dart guns in the event of President Bush's suddenly running amok in public.

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Referendum to Eliminate Electoral College Shot Down by Electoral College

Funny story: Referendum to Eliminate Electoral College Shot Down by Electoral College

WASHINGTON. All 538 electors of the U.S. Electoral College unanimously vetoed a permanent recess of the U.S. Electoral College and ban on all Electoral College methods of carrying out national elections today. Earlier this month the landslide refer...

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Texas Air National Guard Recalls George W. Bush To Active Duty: White House Says He's Missing

The Texas Air national Guard has taken the extraordinary step of recalling President George W. Bush back to active service to be deployed to Iraq. President Bush, who nearly served in the Guard in the early seventies was deemed eligible for service d...

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John Kerry Secret Plan to End Iraq War

NEW YORK (AP) John Kerry finally released his secret plan to bring peace to war-torn Iraq. "I am calling on all my old friends in Vietnam Veterans Against the War to re-kindle their efforts to bring an end to the American involvement in Iraq."

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Michael Moore GOPsmacked

Funny story: Michael Moore GOPsmacked

Michael Moore attended the Republican Convention at Madison Square Gardens last night. Sporting his brand new lobotomy scar, the polemicist was bent on thumbing his nose at the party faithful. And what a dashing figure he cut, in an Army & Navy Surpl...

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Red Sox win World Series on "MVP Baseball 2004"

Funny story: Red Sox win World Series on "MVP Baseball 2004"

The Boston Red Sox clinched their first World Series title in 86 years when Red Sox fan Donald Kelley played a season on "MVP Baseball 2004" for PlayStation 2.

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Kobe Bryant Enters Special Plea

Funny story: Kobe Bryant Enters Special Plea

NBA Basketball superstar, Kobe Bryant today entered a special plea in Eagle, Colorado. Using the new plea available to sportsmen only, in terms of Section 4(1)(a)bis of the Colorado Criminal Procedures Act 51of 1977 as amended, Bryant's attorneys...

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Vicki refuses to get dirty with Den

Funny story: Vicki refuses to get dirty with Den

EASTENDERS actress Scarlett Johnson has announced plans to quit the show amid rumours her character, Vicki Fowler, was to have an internet affair with on-screen dad Dirty Den...

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Greek Tragedy: Phelps Drowns

Funny story: Greek Tragedy: Phelps Drowns

Athens, Greece - Tragedy struck the Olympics Friday when the American swimming sensation, Michael Phelps, drowned in the middle of the 100m butterfly.

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Olympic Games Early Results and News

Funny story: Olympic Games Early Results and News

As with all other major networks, Spoof will be keeping you up todate with all the news and results from the Olympic Games, as they come to hand. We apologise for a lack of quality in some instances but assure you, it's the last time we will be u...

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Satirists Avoid Kerry/Edwards in Favor of Bush Humor

Funny story: Satirists Avoid Kerry/Edwards in Favor of Bush Humor

Hoping for a "post-Convention Bounce", the Kerry/Edwards ticket has fallen flat on the humor front. "No one except amateurs are touching Kerry/Edwards right now," Jay Leno said in a pre-show interview. "But apparently that ha...

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John Kerry: Shagarific Baby!

Funny story: John Kerry: Shagarific Baby!

HOLLYWOOD, Ca -- When Mike Myers called John Kerry and offered him a spot in his next Austin Powers movie, Kerry assumed it was going to be a cameo role. Little did he know that Myers and director Jay Roach had their eyes on Kerry for the lead role.

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Britain Acquires Hitler's Bunker

Funny story: Britain Acquires Hitler's Bunker

New Labour, as part of it's preperation for what is thought to be an inevitable attack by Islamic militants, have acquired the bunker used by Adolf Hitler in World War II. The bunker, still in mint condition has been sited in an "appropriate...

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Actress Fay Wray - Dead from Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome

Funny story: Actress Fay Wray - Dead from Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome

NEW YORK (AP) Seventy-one years after her harrowing experience with one of nature's most awesome creatures, screen legend Fay Wray died in her Manhattan apartment. Death finally came to Fay Wray not far from the Empire State Building where mil...

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Nonsense writer dies, fans say obituary "not very funny"

The world lost a great man this Saturday.

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Cat Rescues Fireman From a Tree

Funny story: Cat Rescues Fireman From a Tree

Today, Tiddles, a ginger tom cat, was spotted by Ms. Minerva Bancroft, an interfering dear old lady from Croydon, as he was sitting up a tree in her neighbours front garden while stalking a small pigeon. Mistakenly thinking that Tiddles was stuck up the tree Minerva tried to entice the cat down with a saucer of milk but to no avail. Tiddles just wasn't thirsty and preferred to be left alone and...

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Parallel Universes: Like This One But Different?

A worm hole was discovered today in Baghdad, Iraq and with it, the theory of parallel universes was proven. The worm hole has been believed to link one universe with another and to allow time travel to past and future worlds. Although common sens...

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Olympic Games Results and News Day 2

Funny story: Olympic Games Results and News Day 2

Day 2 of the games and all the fun of the fair brought to you by Ken Taki Friedchickenous.

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Prozac in Great Britain's Drinking Water Results in Happier Britains

8 August 2004, By Liam Logsdon, International Cad and Reported...

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Olympic Games Results and News Day 3

Funny story: Olympic Games Results and News Day 3

No matter the sport, no matter the venue and whatever the occasion there can be no finer institution to cover it, than the BBC World Service's Radio commentary. In Athens to cover the baseball game between Cuba and Japan would be a local commenta...

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U.S. Softball Team Beats U.S. Men's Basketball Team

Funny story: U.S. Softball Team Beats U.S. Men's Basketball Team

ATHENS, GREECE-- The U.S. men's basketball team was delivered another hard blow today when they were beat for a third time. But, with this loss doesn't come elimination from the Olympic games. Why, you may ask. Well, this loss just might...

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Presidential Contenders to Square Off on XBOX Live

Funny story: Presidential Contenders to Square Off on XBOX Live

Washington, DC - In an interesting twist on the tried and true debate model, The Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) has announced that President Bush and Senator Kerry will be competing against one and other during a series of extended gaming s...

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Mark Thatcher's Bid For President

Funny story: Mark Thatcher's Bid For President

Sir Mark Thatcher confirms that his bid to take over Equatorial Guinea and then move to Texas, was in fact a bid for the US presidency. "Where else have you heard about a man from Texas who later takes over a foreign country by force? I was just...

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AOL to Sell Cheap PCs to Clueless Minorities and Seniors

Funny story: AOL to Sell Cheap PCs to Clueless Minorities and Seniors

By Liam Logsdon, Stranded in Tampa...

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New Dell CEO Given 72 Hours To Live

AUSTIN, Tx - Kevin Rollins, the newly appointed CEO of Dell, Inc., has reportedly been taken hostage by a group of displaced Dell technical support representatives just hours after his appointment. Following the annual stockholders' meeting Friday,...

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"The New Soldier" Almost Victim of Burning Bush

Funny story: "The New Soldier" Almost Victim of Burning Bush

MINNEAPOLIS, Mn -President George W. Bush made the fourth stop on his People's Republican Party Book Burning tour today at the New Berlin Convention Center in Minneapolis, among thousands of supporters. In the past three cities, the Presid...

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John Kerry leaves the toilet seat up

Funny story: John Kerry leaves the toilet seat up

WASHINGTON- A new advertisement that attacks Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry has been released, as a group of Government employees calling themselves Custodial Workers for Truth (CWFT) have made a series of potentially damaging claims ag...

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Yukos Discovers New Cash

Funny story: Yukos Discovers New Cash

Oil giant Yukos will be allowed to use new cash recently discovered down the back of the couch in reception, to pay off a massive tax bill, Russian bailiffs have agreed.

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Statue of Liberty Leaves New York in Protest

NEW YORK, NY - Governor Pataki confirmed rumors that the Statue of Liberty had left her pedestal and was breast stroking across open ocean in protest of New York's hosting of the Republican Convention.

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Meteor Shower Latest

Funny story: Meteor Shower Latest

Meteor storms and meteor showers are among some of the most beautiful sights one could hope to witness with your own or someone elses eyes. Certainly, anyone who has experienced a meteor shower and not been impressed may very well be described as bli...

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United States: al-Qaida Suspect Cased California

By Leonard Von Trappich 7 August 2004, Brentwood Daily Gossip Column Brentwood, California - An Islamic suspect detained in Brentwood o...

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‘Vampire butterfly ate our eyeballs', say campers

Funny story: ‘Vampire butterfly ate our eyeballs', say campers

Three campers have undergone emergency surgery in Mlini, Coatia, after being savaged by the so-called ‘vampire butterfly'.

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UK Olympians make it home: Radcliffe makes it to France

The UK's Olympic team bounced back into Britain from Athens to be greeted by crowds of adoring fans. Sadly, missing from the arrival of sporting heroes was long distance runner Paula Radcliffe whose plane only made it as far as France.

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Pope Orders Holy Vestment Tailors to Diversify into Thongs

Funny story: Pope Orders Holy Vestment Tailors to Diversify into Thongs

Vatican City, Tuesday (Rioters) - A full-scale doctrinal schizm is facing the Holy Mother Church tonight following revelations that the Pope has ordered the ladies of the Polish Ecclesiastical Sewing Tradition (PEST) to desist from stitching up any m...

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Jeb Bush reveals truth about corned beef hash

Tallahassee, FL - Despite the pressures caused by hurricane Charlie, Florida's Governor Jeb Bush was forced to address a topic of national concern - the exact nature and origin of corned beef hash. Although the state has a limited cattle population,...

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FEMA Offers Aid

Funny story: FEMA Offers Aid

dateline Florida FEMA officials today brought relief to the ravaged counties of Florida in the form of preprepared ballots. With houses and li...

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Oojaboo rivals Google in search efficiency, cuteness of name

Funny story: Oojaboo rivals Google in search efficiency, cuteness of name

A new search engine Oojaboo claims to rival the popular Google search engine in both quality of searches and in the adorability of its name.

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Presidential Imposter Causes Furor at 9/11 Showing

Funny story: Presidential Imposter Causes Furor at 9/11 Showing

CRAWFORD, Tx - Crawford police released information today regarding an arrest made during the outdoor showing of Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11 on July 27th. A man claiming to be President Bush apparently stormed through barriers enclosing the outd...

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NBC Makes Decision to Broadcast Olympic Games in Athens Instead of Special Olympics in Atlanta

Funny story: NBC Makes Decision to Broadcast Olympic Games in Athens Instead of Special Olympics in Atlanta

NBC STUDIOS-- In front of a packed conference room and live television cameras NBC Studios announced that they had no other choice but to broadcast the Olympic Games in Athens opposed to the Special Olympic Games in Atlanta this year.

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George W. Bush Finally Reveals the Truth About His Military Service

President George W. Bush has publicly stated that he does not believe Democratic Presidential Nominee John Kerry lied about his service in Vietnam. In fact The President went a step farther, saying that he actually saw John Kerry in battle while he w...

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Washington's Newest Hot Rumor

Funny story: Washington's Newest Hot Rumor

Though not yet official, word has it that President Bush has selected the person who will be the Director of all intelligence services. The name of that person will come as a shock to many, others will see it as a brilliant political move.

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Lynndie England Has Child In Court; DNA Tests Reveal It's Saddam's Child

Funny story: Lynndie England Has Child In Court; DNA Tests Reveal It's Saddam's Child

FORT BRAGG, NORTH CAROLINA-- A shocking twist was added to the court martial hearing of Private First Class Lynndie England today. Just as she was approaching the witness stand, an eight month pregnant England slammed to the floor and her water brok...

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Bush: "This cucumber is great!"

President George W. Bush, in order to garner more publicity, ate some local food from Iowa-an ear of corn on his campaign. As he described it, it was "the best cucumber I have ever eaten."...

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Ward Weaver Competent

Oregon City, Oregon -Ward Weaver the man accused of killing two young girls and hiding their bodies in his back yard has been found competent to stand trial. Weaver 41, whose trial has been suspended since April for psychiatric evaluation was ruled m...

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Michael Moore Returns As Father Ted

Funny story: Michael Moore Returns As Father Ted

British hit series Father Ted will be returning to local screens sometime around September. The only change to the lineup sees American polemicist Michael Moore as the wonderful Father Ted..

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Blair Lies Low as Eldest Son is Busted for New Coup

Funny story: Blair Lies Low as Eldest Son is Busted for New Coup

London, Friday (Associated Mess) - UK Prime Minister Tony Blair and his wife Cherry Bush were unavailable for comment at their Italian holiday villa this morning as the news broke that their eldest son Euan, 20, had been arrested in London by off...

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Al Jazeera Replaces American On BBC

Funny story: Al Jazeera Replaces American On BBC

The BBC have had enough of "Friends", "Sex in the City" and "Everyone Loves Raymond". They have accordingly turned to the new force in world television, Al Jazeera who have kindly outlined new programs you can expect to...

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Internet Craze Now Bigger than CB Radio, Beanie Babies, Slinky, and The Twist!

Funny story: Internet Craze Now Bigger than CB Radio, Beanie Babies, Slinky, and The Twist!

CYBERSPACE (AP) Getting "on the Internet" is getting bigger than "big hair" used to be! Years ago people filled their spare moments collecting stamps, playing Monopoly, and dancing the Macarena. Now they can't wait to get their own personal size c...

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"The Urinator" Nabbed in Texas

Months of worry and speculation have finally come to an end as California Governor Arnold Schwartzenegger has been discovered wandering ai...

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Cleverly Disguised Sleeper Cell Revealed

UPI, Salt Lake City, Utah. The U. S. Department of Homeland Security has announced the infiltration and break up of a strategic, and violent, al Queda sleeper cell in the western United States. The cell, located in Salt Lake City, Utah has be...

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Olympic Powder Prank goes Awry

Funny story: Olympic Powder Prank goes Awry

Athens - In a bewildering example of poor judgment, officials of the Athens Olympic Organizing Committee (AOOC) acknowledged that they were responsible for the dispersal of 12,000 pounds of itching powder during the Games' opening ceremonies.

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WHO ARE THE MOST DANGEROUS PEOPLE IN THE WORLD?

The short answer is midgets. More specifically, midgets belonging to the long established terrorist network, smAll-Quieda. Yes, you may find all this slightly amusing, but only the very foolish underestimate the sophisticated ideals of those people who look like very, very old six year olds. The biggest mistake people make is not seeing midgets (!) as a serious threat to anything above kne...

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Oprah Names 'The Bible' to Book of the Month Club for September

Funny story: Oprah Names 'The Bible' to Book of the Month Club for September

Well, it's that time of the month again for Oprah - Book club time! She's picked her next edition to add to the now famous book club it's the little known but timeless classic- ‘The Bible'.

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Aliens fail to distract razor-sharp Sparta

Funny story: Aliens fail to distract razor-sharp Sparta

Produce Sparta 1 Sredjna Vas Albion 0 Gutsy defending by the visitors, atrocious weather and a brief alien pitch invasion certainly made this Western Bohinj Division Two derby game a tricky one for Sparta.

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U.S. Olympic Hoopsters Loose to Nepal

ESPN, Greece, August 2004. An Olympic pick-up team from Nepal humiliated the U.S. Olympic basketball team yesterday, giving the Americans their second straight exhibition loss in a week. In a lopsided 129 to 15 score, the U.S. team revealed...

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Dave Matthews Band Charged

Funny story: Dave Matthews Band Charged

Redwood City, Calif : The prosecutors in the Scott Peterson case broke early today. News of Chicago prosecutors charging the Dave Matthews Band with dumping waste in the Chicago River was a missing piece of the puzzle found.

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Bush sets sights on Papacy

Funny story: Bush sets sights on Papacy

Win or lose the Presidential election, George W. Bush will not be out of work having struck a deal to take over as Pope.

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Ferrari Test New Engine For Next Season

Funny story: Ferrari Test New Engine For Next Season

Ferrari have confirmed that Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello will be driving with totally new engines next year. Technical Director Ross Brawn, who has the backing of Shell, said that the Ferrari engine was no longer competitive.

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I Did Not Have Sexual Relations With That Woman!

Funny story: I Did Not Have Sexual Relations With That Woman!

As the F.A tries to steel itself against its latest high profile scandal, Sven Goran Eriksson refuses to be its latest victim. Palios out, Gibson to follow, where does that leave the England manager?...

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Courtroom Sketch Artist Fired, Inaccuracies Cited

Funny story: Courtroom Sketch Artist Fired, Inaccuracies Cited

Erie, PA - Western Pennsylvania Federal Court sketch artist Robert Simmons was fired this week because of a "distinct lack of accuracy" in his renderings of the Court's daily proceedings. The Sketch Artist's Union planned to file an appeal on...

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Tom Ridge Explains Threat Levels

Funny story: Tom Ridge Explains Threat Levels

Tom Ridge head of Homeland Security confirmed that he was sick of explaining what each layer of the Threat Level means, and is setting it out once and for all.

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Bad Kitty Arrested for Impersonating Dog

Funny story: Bad Kitty Arrested for Impersonating Dog

A very bad kitty was arrested Friday after police received reports of a cat, in a disguise, trying to buy dog food. Tom, the cat was picked out of a line-up by a store clerk after police searched the kitty's home and found a well-designed "doggie di...

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