Funny story: After Casablanca: Rick and Sam in Tanny Tuva

After Casablanca: Rick and Sam in Tanny Tuva

The bar was closed, and Sam and Rick sat alone in the semi-darkness of Rick's Gin Mill, the only tavern in Kyzyl, the capital of Tuva. A half-empty bottle stood unevenly on the table, poised to shake at the slightest motion. Rick, head buried in his...

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Funny story: With This New Iran Schlemiel Going On, Now Would Be A Good Time To 'Remember The Maine'. And A Few Other Things.

With This New Iran Schlemiel Going On, Now Would Be A Good Time To 'Remember The Maine'. And A Few Other Things.

Now Would Be A Good Time To 'Remember The Maine'. And A Few Other Things. Well, it looks like we are going to get ourselves into another Mid East snafu. Bolton wants to go manu-a-manu with Iran (as long as someone else does the actual fighting. He...

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Funny story: Wile E Rouhani vs The Trump Runner: Gentlemen, Man Your Camels

Wile E Rouhani vs The Trump Runner: Gentlemen, Man Your Camels

BILLINGSGATE POST: As a select squadron of buzzards flew over the remains of the 63 camels that met their maker in the onslaught of Sidewinder missiles that took out the best and brightest of Iran’s vaunted distribution network, an eerie calm came ov...

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Funny story: The Wonderful World Of Uninteresting Animals #6: The Housefly

The Wonderful World Of Uninteresting Animals #6: The Housefly

Welcome once again to the complete and utter waste of your precious time that is 'The Wonderful World Of Uninteresting Animals', and this week's subject, after many requests from readers, is the housefly. It was going to be the Kestrel, but isn't...

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Funny story: Ten Things You May Not Have Known About: Shrewsbury Town Football Club

Ten Things You May Not Have Known About: Shrewsbury Town Football Club

When we think about football, we immediately picture, in our minds, the giants of the game - Manchester United, Barcelona, Real Madrid, Juventus, Peter Crouch and so on. But what about the 'little teams'? The also-rans. The cannon fodder. Today, we f...

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Funny story: Serge Gainsbourg: How the Hell Did He Do It?

Serge Gainsbourg: How the Hell Did He Do It?

Unkempt. Unshaven. Reeking of fags and booze. Ugly. French. Those all applied to Serge, yet still he managed to shag some excruciatingly gorgeous women throughout his short life: Bambou Brigitte Bardot Jane Birkin The question is: HOW? I s...

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Funny story: Renault Remoaner - Our Motoring Correspondent's Review

Renault Remoaner - Our Motoring Correspondent's Review

Inital Impressions Good to drive, and seems fairly reliable. First impressions are good but quickly fade due to overbearing cruise control that steps in when you least need it. Controls are simple, as everything is remote-controlled from a shady o...

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Funny story: 1924 Volvo BlueRinse - A Return of an old favourite

1924 Volvo BlueRinse - A Return of an old favourite

Inital Impressions Based largely on a 1970s Volvo, the BlueRinse version is geared specifically at rich Tory supporters. It comes complete with looped Churchill recordings and a unique anti-darky system that deliberately avoids any petrol station...

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Funny story: How Snoke got his silly name REVEALED (possible SPOILERS)

How Snoke got his silly name REVEALED (possible SPOILERS)

Everyone agrees that the stupidest thing about the new Star Wars movies is the name of the arch nemesis. Snoke. I mean, what kind of baddie gets given a dumb name like that outside the land of the muppets? Turns out, however, that there's a REASON...

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Funny story: Politics as a Car Review

Politics as a Car Review

Welcome to what we hope will be a series from our new motoring correspondent. He has a wealth of experience with crashing things, talking crap down the pub, and almost wrote a letter to Top Gear once. To get things started, we asked him for a quic...

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Funny story: Calculating the Cost of Forgetfulness

Calculating the Cost of Forgetfulness

At 88, I've finally become an absent-minded professor - although I stopped professing long ago. An incident Sunday demonstrated my forgetfulness. We've been experiencing a heatwave in Southern California, coming a little earlier this year. My cent...

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Funny story: Where are they now? The Mystery Blonde

Where are they now? The Mystery Blonde

She was once the staple of the gutter press and scandal sheets, but since the demise of The News of the World job opportunities are less frequent for The Mystery Blonde. The so-called News of the World didn't actually have much world news in it, u...

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Funny story: The Wonderful World Of Uninteresting Animals #5: The Saber-toothed Earthworm

The Wonderful World Of Uninteresting Animals #5: The Saber-toothed Earthworm

Well, here we are, back once again, against all the odds, I have to say, in 'The Wonderful World Of Uninteresting Animals', and this week's offering is the little-known, and even littler-cared-about, Saber-toothed Earthworm. The Saber-toothed Eart...

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Funny story: Airline Profits by Flying Deportees to Repressive Homeland

Airline Profits by Flying Deportees to Repressive Homeland

Los Angeles, CA. Police were called to quell a disturbance this morning at the annual stockholders meeting of Baja Pacific Airlines. A melee occurred when a outraged stockholder tried to propose a motion to terminate a very lucrative contract with...

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Funny story: New York and the Truth About the Mueller Report. “It’s Up To YOU New York…”

New York and the Truth About the Mueller Report. “It’s Up To YOU New York…”

Ah, Robert Mueller. Up until now, he’s been the focus of many as “a savior”. Hardworking and diligent, a believer in justice with no desire for fame or fortune and who, up until recently, never said a word about his investigation. Here’s what h...

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Funny story: The Wonderful World Of Uninteresting Animals #4: The Hedgehog

The Wonderful World Of Uninteresting Animals #4: The Hedgehog

To the uninitiated, the British hedgehog seems like an interesting sort of creature. Its body covered in spines, its pointed nose sniffing around for something to eat, its beady eyes searching around in the darkness, are enough to give the unwary tra...

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Funny story: Where are they now? Dodgy 1970s Drinks

Where are they now? Dodgy 1970s Drinks

Snowball. Rum and black. Port and lemon. Cinzano and lemonade. The list is endless, but here at The Spoof we mourn the passing of some of our favourite 1970s booze - but not all. Snakebite. A snakebite is traditionally made with equal parts of lag...

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Funny story: Letters to the Editor about Donald Trump

Letters to the Editor about Donald Trump

Dear Spoufe, I think it is terrible the way that people are calling Donald Trump a racist, and a bigot, and having a go at Nigel Farage. Let's face it, at least these gentlemen have the balls to say what we all think. And what's wrong with...

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Funny story: To Would or Would Not - Finale

To Would or Would Not - Finale

At the end of part 3: “I might, but my name would not be Steve, it would be Tree,” said Treetrunk. “It's really easy. Would just put your lips together and blow,” 'said Melon Nia. “I would remember that, Slim, after the operation,” said Treetrun...

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Funny story: The Rape of Grass - A Steinbeck Parody

The Rape of Grass - A Steinbeck Parody

[NEWS ITEM: Water officials in Big Bear, Lake Arrowhead, Idyllwild and elsewhere have imposed strict water conservation practices, a result of the driest year in Southern California history. One measure under consideration is curtailment of lawn wate...

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