There were 55 spoof news stories published in December 2004. You can use the calendar on the right hand side to get news stories from a day in this month.

'Twas the Night Before Christmas

Funny story: 'Twas the Night Before Christmas

(or How do you think Santa Claus put on those extra pounds?)...

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Quel Surprise! France announces a complete ban of sexist and homophobic comments.

Funny story: Quel Surprise! France announces a complete ban of sexist and homophobic comments.

Paris, France - In an extraordinary turn of events, France's National Assembly, not content with making sexist and homophobic remarks illegal, has now banned the use of stereotypes as well.

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Gollum Fired from Hobbit Movie

Funny story: Gollum Fired from Hobbit Movie

Gollum, one of the stars of movie director Peter Jackson's epic Lord of the Rings trilogy, has been dramatically sacked from the cast of The Hobbit.

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Man sues Smith & Wesson after failed suicide attempt

DETROIT - A Michigan man has announced a lawsuit against gun-maker Smith & Wesson after a supposedly failed suicide attempt. Marko Splitzman, a thirty-something man with a history of depression, suffered severe head injuries after attempting to kill...

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Star Wars Christmas Movie Announced

Funny story: Star Wars Christmas Movie Announced

George Lucas Today announced that Star Wars III ½ will be released in December 2005. It's working title is "The Rise of Darth Claus".

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Boeing Announces Flying Trailers

Funny story: Boeing Announces Flying Trailers

SEATTLE - The Boeing Company announced Monday that it will begin production of the new T7 'AirTrailer'. Initial sales include a company-record 22 units from the U.S. discount carrier AirSouth.

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Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Admits Taking Steroids

Funny story: Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Admits Taking Steroids

For too many years to remember, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer has led Santa's sleigh through the darkened and chilled skies of a Christmas Eve night delivering presents to children in every corner of the earth. But that may not happen this year...

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Beatle Warning Issued for Artificial Christmas Trees

Funny story: Beatle Warning Issued for Artificial Christmas Trees

Beatle Warning Issued for Artificial Christmas Trees...

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Bush Orders Ohio Revote

Funny story: Bush Orders Ohio Revote

Not wishing to be called a 'girlie boy' by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, but deeply sensitive to the confusion in the Ohio vote and vote count, President George W. Bush issued an executive order today calling for a new vote in...

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Latest Administration Resignation: George W. Bush

The latest and perhaps most surprising resignation of the new Administration was handed in earlier today. President George W. Bush has signaled that he too has decided not return for a second term in the White House, following the likes of Secretary...

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Food Shortage on International Space Station; Cannibalism Feared

Funny story: Food Shortage on International Space Station; Cannibalism Feared

HOUSTON (The Spoof) - An "unexpected" food shortage aboard the ISS has NASA concerned about the possibility of cosmic cannibalism unless a Russian supply ship docks with the station soon. The December 24 launch of the next Progress is now cri...

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Santa Claus Pleads Guilty To Abuse

Funny story: Santa Claus Pleads Guilty To Abuse

World-famous child-lover Santa Claus, whose real name is Christopher Rudolph Kringle, was arraigned this morning at the North Pole Supreme Court, facing 2.2million charges of child abuse. This comes as no surprise to elves everywhere, who have...

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Controversial Play Cancelled

Funny story: Controversial Play Cancelled

The controversial play, Behzti, written by Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti has been cancelled after continued protests by members of the Sikh community and complaints by religious leaders.

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Tiger Claims "Self-Defense"

Funny story: Tiger Claims "Self-Defense"

Las Vegas, Nevada - "That bad man bit me first, and I had no choice but to defend myself," Montecore the Tiger told reporters. "No wonder he told everyone not to have me ‘put down,' because he knows that he started it."...

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Woman Accused of Murder for Playstation 2

Funny story: Woman Accused of Murder for Playstation 2

Melvern, KANSAS (AP) A woman due in court today charged with killing an expectant mother and stealing her Playstation 2 was allegedly showing the electronic game player to admirers just hours before she was arrested.

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UK Tradesmen Stink: It's Official!

Funny story: UK Tradesmen Stink: It's Official!

British tradesmen are the worst on the planet - and that's official.

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Santa's Elves Test Positive for Drugs

Funny story: Santa's Elves Test Positive for Drugs

The North Pole - Santa's elves, after credible, reliable information was obtained, were asked to submit to a drug test, which they failed. Santa and his other staff members stated that possible drug abuse was suspected after the elves behavior becam...

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Peterson shows up at sentence hearing with new 'do, attitude

REDWOOD CITY, CALIFORNIA - The attendants of the recent Scott Peterson v. State of California sentence hearing got more than an eyeful when the defendant, Scott Peterson, showed up sporting a new look, much to the chagrin of the defense attorneys and...

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NHL lockout causes ripples.

CANUCK NEWSWIRE, December 17, 2004---Draught beer sales dropped 74% across the country in November and industry insiders are blaming the NHL lockout for the astounding drop. "We've never seen anything like it," said Gregg D'Avignon...

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FDA Approves New Drug for Ugliness

Funny story: FDA Approves New Drug for Ugliness

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina - General Pharmaceuticals Corp. received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to market STIGMATOR, a treatment for turpis, more commonly know as ugliness syndrome.

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Red Cross: Tsunami Windfall !

Funny story: Red Cross: Tsunami Windfall !

WASHINGTON DC (AP) The tsunami disaster in Asia is bringing relief to the professional staff at the American Red Cross. Money is pouring in to the Red Cross in amounts not seen since the wonderful days following September 11, 2001. "We got a lot of...

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Bush Visits Canada; People Vomit

Funny story: Bush Visits Canada; People Vomit

HALIFAX, Nova Scrotia- Bush praised Canadians today in Halifax of their assistance after 9/11. Half of the population was very pissed off of his arrival. But most Canadian-Bush-Haters flopped their opinions Kerry style when Bush explained "blah...

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Original Giver of Gift Receives It 27 Years Later

NEW YORK -- A woman who in 1977 gave a co-worker a very small, poorly made, and essentially useless holiday gift has received the exact same essentially useless, poorly made holiday gift from a different co-worker at a completely different company i...

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Lucy Labrador Digs Dirt On Blunket

Funny story: Lucy Labrador Digs Dirt On Blunket

Britain's war-loving Prime Minister was reeling from the latest revelations about the sex-life of his disgraced former Home Secretary, David Blunket.

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Open Letter to CDC director J. L. Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H.

There you are on your dumb CDC website, with that smug, self-serving smile, telling the whole world you’re oh-so-proud to be the director of the Centers for Disease Control. But if you’re so smart, then how come your precious little website hasn’t bothered to mention that my chances of being ritually murdered by Satanists are greater than dying from Alzheimer’s disease? Do you have an answer to th...

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Texas Geneticist Develops Miniature Cows

Funny story: Texas Geneticist Develops Miniature Cows

BEAUMONT, Texas - Research published in this month's Journal of Agricultural Bioengineering suggests that some day tiny beef cattle may roam the ranches of Texas.

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White House Announces Sale of U.S. Army to China

The White House has issued a statement yesterday revealing it's plans to reduce it's massive National Debt by selling off various governmental assets. George W. Bush is expected to hold a news conference later today announcing the sale of the United...

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Rumsfeld Calls Tsunami Survivors "Selfish"

Funny story: Rumsfeld Calls Tsunami Survivors "Selfish"

U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has derided critics of United States tsunami relief efforts as "selfish whiners who don't have their priorities straight."...

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Live aid Part Deux !!!!!

With the sucess of the recent band aid 20 single currently number one in the uk chart , the creator sir bob geldolf has unvailed plans for live aid 20 due to rock the world in summer 2005 , sir bob insits it will be just as good if not better than t...

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Brits know less and less about Jesus and Bible, polls say

Funny story: Brits know less and less about Jesus and Bible, polls say

LONDON -- According to recent polls taken in Great Britain, Jesus is not as well known as would be expected, especially during the Christmas holiday.

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"The Chrizzle" stirs passion, controvesy

HOLLYWOOD "The Passion of the Chrizzle", the newest movie by film-auteur Spike Lee has stirred quite a sensation this holiday season. So far, six southern states - including Oklahoma and Georgia - have banned the release of the film in its theatres...

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Wrestling Superstar To Release New Rock LP

"Randy Savage explodes into your face again with the incendiary album about a time called the eighties and a legendary outlaw who rocked America's ass forever."...

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Michael Howard's Dissapointment

Funny story: Michael Howard's Dissapointment

Labour Shadow Home Secretary in-waiting Michael Howard has described his dissapointment in not recieving a mandate from the pricipal deity Tony Blair to become the new home secretary as "most unfortunate"...

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Schwarzenegger's Profile Appears on New Megan's Law Sex Offenders Website

Funny story: Schwarzenegger's Profile Appears on New Megan's Law Sex Offenders Website

Californians who log onto the new Megan's Law website, to find out whether their neighborhoods are safe from sexual offenders, may be surprised to find the photo, address and other information about California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger listed in...

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Bush: "Powell Harboring Nukes"

Funny story: Bush: "Powell Harboring Nukes"

WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Bush launched a UN-led investigation into Colin Powell, stating that the former secretary of U.S. defense is harboring stolen weapons of mass destruction.

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Bush to America: Support Your Troops...We Can't

Funny story: Bush to America: Support Your Troops...We Can't

George W. Bush, speaking at California's Camp Pendleton, asked Americans to "Support our Troops". In a speech to the assembled soldiers Mr. Bush said, "Americans need to give our troops the support they need. We in the government would like to suppor...

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Neighborhood Turns on Man with a Million Lights

Jonestown, USA - Jason Smith likes Christmas lights, in fact, he likes them so much he has nearly a million of them... really. Jason's neighbors like Christmas lights too. But not as much as Jason does, so they are taking him to court.

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Queen has Christmas surprise for Mayor Livingstone

Funny story: Queen has Christmas surprise for Mayor Livingstone

Buckingham Palace, Friday 17 December (Rioters) - Amid guffaws of side-splitting laughter, Her Majesty the Queen has announced an imminent plan to publish a new Royal Website detailing all her portfolio of property assets in the United Kingdom and...

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Stress Free Courts Plan for England and Wales

Funny story: Stress Free Courts Plan for England and Wales

Lord Falconer is to make sweeping changes to the judiciary across England and Wales in an attempt to reduce stress to victims and witnesses.

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Cupid retires: Cites long hours, short relationships

Funny story: Cupid retires: Cites long hours, short relationships

Cupid, the mischievous winged child whose arrows pierce the hearts of his victims causing them to fall deeply in love decided to hang up his quiver today.

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IRA Refuse Paisley Photograph Demand

Funny story: IRA Refuse Paisley Photograph Demand

The IRA have said there is absolutely no chance whatsoever of any of its members posing for portraits for Ian Paisley, despite the fact that doing so could restore devolution to Northern Ireland.

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BBC Boss Leads By Example

Funny story: BBC Boss Leads By Example

Mark Thompson, the BBC director general has guillotined himself in a selfless act in order to save money at the world famous broadcasting corporation.

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David And Go-lieth

Funny story: David And Go-lieth

Visually challenged Home Secretary David Blunkett this week stands accused of pulling the wool over the eyes of the electorate, while the labour government coincidentally announces plans for the introduction of mandatory ID cards for all British citi...

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Religious groups - "Bush is our puppet now"

Conservative religious groups have reminded Bush that because of their support during the election, he owes them.

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Blunkett faces fresh allegation: Dog probed

Funny story: Blunkett faces fresh allegation: Dog probed

London - Embattled Home Secretary David 'see no evil' Blunkett today did not vehemently deny rumours that he fast-tracked a veterinary appointment for his guide dog Lucky. The allegation was made by a random passer-by in an amazing outburst o...

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Social Security Relocated

Almost True News(ATN) President Bush today signed into law the new Shrub Social Security Reform Bill...the new bill entitles new social security accountees to invest old exhisting account money in the stock market. The stock market responded as stoc...

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Dick Cheney to Retire: John McCain to be New Veep

Funny story: Dick Cheney to Retire: John McCain to be New Veep

True to the deal that was struck before the Republican Convention, Vice President Dick (Dick) Cheney is poised to retire. It will be remembered that just after the election Mr. Cheney entered the hospital complaining of mild chest discomfort. This w...

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Pequot High School to put Bullies in Charge of Security

Funny story: Pequot High School to put Bullies in Charge of Security

PEQUOT, SD --- In the wake of security officer Nate Obst's tragic death, students and administrators at Pequot High School have come up with a novel approach: empower troubled youngsters. This venue has of late characterized the controversy riddled s...

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UN Ambassador Resigns: No One Will Play With Him

Funny story: UN Ambassador Resigns: No One Will Play With Him

The United States Ambassador to the United Nations has tendered his resignation to the Bush Administration after only six months on the job. John Danforth, a former Senator from Missouri and once thought to be in line for the post of Secretary of Sta...

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Pequot students mourn security "uncle" after prank turns deadly

PEQUOT, SD --- Pequot High School's security officer, Nate Obst, last night died from severe burns suffered in what students and community members have called an "innocent prank" that went terribly wrong.

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Lost Ballots found in bulk mail file

Funny story: Lost Ballots found in bulk mail file

Seattle, Washington, The ability to place things onto a computer disc has resulted in a box of November second ballots being recorded to a CD and then lost. Frederick Fenwick the local judge for the district that lost the ballots said he wanted to...

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Scooter Libby Outs Himself...Bob Novak Stays Mum

Vice President Dick (Dick) Cheney's Chief of Staff I. Lewis (Scooter) Libby has waived Time Magazine writer Matthew Cooper's journalistic confidentiality pledge. Mr. Cooper had faced the prospect of eighteen months in prison for refusing to name Mr.

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Another Republican Breaks The Law...Amazing.

Funny story: Another Republican Breaks The Law...Amazing.

The White House today strongly condemned the use of secret Republican slush funds apparently used to pay for phone jamming during the 2002 New Hampshire Senatorial Elections. The jamming consisted of using computer generated calls to phone banks used...

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Reinstated Pequot HS band teacher admits he was drunk - but not out of protest

Funny story: Reinstated Pequot HS band teacher admits he was drunk - but not out of protest

PEQUOT, SD --- When Pequot High School's teachers protested the newly installed "C" honor roll by coming to work drunk, superintendent Pat "The Freezer" Burn promptly suspended the entire faculty. Fred Sherman, who teaches Band, freely admits he also...

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