Friday, 21 September 2018
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Category Archives: Fake

Scott Morrison announces new laws to punish those who upload fake fruit contamination posts
21 Sep
8:13

Scott Morrison announces new laws to punish those who upload fake fruit contamination posts

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The bald truth about fake news, etc.
20 Sep
6:55

The bald truth about fake news, etc.

In its most innocent forms, we may all enjoy a bit of ‘fake news’ and go to bed with a lighter heart and clean conscience. A meme on Facebook urging social media consumers to caution – “You can’t believe everything you read on the internet – Abraham Lincoln” – is […]

Chevy Chase Basically Hates the Current ‘SNL’
20 Sep
5:38

Chevy Chase Basically Hates the Current ‘SNL’

Colin Jost and Michael Che’s rapport on “Saturday Night Live’s” “Weekend Update” may have scored them the hosting gig at the 70th Emmy Awards, but the pair can’t count their “SNL” predecessor Chevy Chase as a fan. Chase was part of the original “SNL” cast that debuted in 1975 and […]

Strawberry needle scare: Prime Minister announces tough penalties for fruit tampering
19 Sep
4:26

Strawberry needle scare: Prime Minister announces tough penalties for fruit tampering

Updated September 19, 2018 23:25:03 New laws will be introduced so people contaminating strawberries face more jail time, the Prime Minister has announced. Scott Morrison has described those who have hidden needles in fruit as “cowards” and “grubs”, urging people to continuing buying strawberries with care. Contaminated strawberries have been […]

FUNNY NOT FUNNY: NY Times Says It’s Looking For Fake News
19 Sep
3:06

FUNNY NOT FUNNY: NY Times Says It’s Looking For Fake News

On Tuesday, a New York Times reporter tweeted that the paper wanted its readers to send the newspaper incidences of fake news, stating that the paper was ‘looking for false information being spread deliberately to confuse, mislead, or influence voters ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.” Folks: The New York […]

The Best Jokes About Politics from the 2018 Emmys
18 Sep
1:53

The Best Jokes About Politics from the 2018 Emmys

If you wanted to get political, you could do a lot worse than the year 2018. Gone are last year’s Emmy jokes about the horror of the Trump presidency. Now we’ve all jelled into a kind of surreal calm, where we can laugh at everything, enjoy ourselves, and remain constantly, […]

Hilarious video shows journalist ‘bravely’ reporting on Hurricane Florence – until two men in shorts casually stroll past
18 Sep
12:36

Hilarious video shows journalist ‘bravely’ reporting on Hurricane Florence – until two men in shorts casually stroll past

A Weather Channel reporter looked to have played up the drama and severity of Hurricane Florence in a hilarious video that has been circulating on Twitter.  Weather Channel reporter Mike Seidel was shooting a live segment in Wilmington, North Carolina, on Friday as winds barreled around him.  In the clip, […]

Better Off Dead review at Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough – ‘bleakly funny’
17 Sep
11:24

Better Off Dead review at Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough – ‘bleakly funny’

While fake news isn’t at the centre of Better Off Dead, it certainly swirls around the edges of this bleakly comic play. Its protagonist, writer Algy Waterbridge (played with a cantankerous swagger by Christopher Godwin), finds himself drawn into a bizarre, real-life drama after a disastrous interview with an inept […]

WATCH: TV reporter struggles to maintain footing during Hurricane Florence as two men casually walk in background
16 Sep
10:06

WATCH: TV reporter struggles to maintain footing during Hurricane Florence as two men casually walk in background

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 16, 2018 6:32:39 pm In the clip, while Mike Seidel struggled to stand and report the storm at Wilmington, two men casually walked behind him in the background. (Source: Stephen Stoddard/YouTube) The tropical storm Florence continued to cause destruction with fierce winds […]

LMAO! These videos mocking Weather Channel reporter faking extreme conditions are PRICELESS
16 Sep
8:53

LMAO! These videos mocking Weather Channel reporter faking extreme conditions are PRICELESS

As Twitchy told you yesterday, video of a Weather Channel reporter appearing to fake extreme weather conditions went viral. BUSTED!!! Weather Channel reporter goes viral after appearing to fake extreme wind conditions https://t.co/HkIphVf1Ld — Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) September 14, 2018 And with that came the mockery. Here are a couple […]