Rober Ebert Sues Hitchhikers For Copyright Violations

Funny story written by Jalapenoman

Wednesday, 2 December 2009

image for Rober Ebert Sues Hitchhikers For Copyright Violations
You may be in trouble if you lower the index finger.

Film critic Roger Ebert has announced that he is suing hitchhikers across the freeway and interstate system for violations of copyright. Several years ago, Ebert and his late partner, Gene Siskel, trademarked their famous "thumbs up" symbols.

"These people are getting rides in cars and saving on bus and airline fairs just because they raise their thumbs to passing motorists," said Ebert. "I believe that there ought to be some kind of licensing fee coming my way for use of my famous thumbs up."

On hearing of the lawsuit, Judge Walter Schneider became a victim of a second Ebert lawsuit by giving the news a thumbs down.

The funny story above is a satire or parody. It is entirely fictitious.

Do you dream of being a comedy news writer? Click here to be a writer!

Comedy spoof news topics
Go to top
readers are online right now!
Globey, The Spoof's mascot

We use cookies to give you the best experience, this includes cookies from third party websites and advertisers.

Continue ? Find out more