Tag: Comedy

Ask Jules: I faked my own death and now my family wants to kill me

Dave Willerby writes:

Dear Jules, I recently faked my own death as a means of getting out of some pretty hairy sh*t with the local heavies. Continue reading “Ask Jules: I faked my own death and now my family wants to kill me”

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Arkady Babchenko fools Penn and Teller with death defying “Dead Spy” trick

A hush descends on the audience. Penn and Teller go into deliberations a pained expression on Penn’s face. Have they figured it out? Alyson Hannigan is stalling Continue reading “Arkady Babchenko fools Penn and Teller with death defying “Dead Spy” trick”

Bank of England wins diversity award after adopting BGT selection process

“We’ve done it again!” said one of the panelists after the selection was finalised, “it’s an amazing privilege to work for such an openly diverse team, one which is only enhanced by this latest innovation, the BGT showdown.” Continue reading “Bank of England wins diversity award after adopting BGT selection process”

FCA sends men with baseball bats to get banks to coff up

Following 2 years of investigations into how to deal with the underhand tactics deployed by high street banks issuing loans with outrageous interest rates, the regulator has chosen a classic “if you can’t beat them, join them” approach. Continue reading “FCA sends men with baseball bats to get banks to coff up”

“tech and spoon” race set to become worlds most boring story in the history of races ever

“Tri-li-on! Tri-li-on! Tri-li-on!” the cheers are deafening as the contenders enter the thunder dome, eggs teetering atop silver spoons. The tribalism apparent Continue reading ““tech and spoon” race set to become worlds most boring story in the history of races ever”

Dolphin trainers measure their happiness by the size of the smile

Researchers working with dolphins for the past 98 years to determine what sorts of impacts captivity make to a dolphin’s wellbeing have discovered that the size of the smile is the best way to determine how happy they are. Continue reading “Dolphin trainers measure their happiness by the size of the smile”