Funny Headlines

These funny headlines take the seriousness out of the news.

The news doesn’t have to be boring. Laugh out loud with these funny news headlines and funny news stories that make reading newspapers fun!

Wisconsin Woman Takes Husband to Police for “Talking Stupidly”

—Source: La Crosse (Wisc.) Tribune headline

Self-Proclaimed Invisible Man No Show at Court Hearing

—Source: The Daily Herald (Provo, Utah)

SUV Crashes Into House After Suffering Seizure

—Source: Great Falls Tribune (Montana); submitted by Elva Pilling, Great Falls, Montana

Police Charge One-Armed Man With Unarmed Robbery

—Source: Masslive.com

Police Arrest Naked Man With Concealed Weapon

—Source: MSNBC.com; contributed by Linda Fabbri, Corbin, Kentucky

Painfully Funny Obituaries

You’d die of embarrassment if these phrases appeared in your obituary: “She leaves behind a brother and 117 cats.” “Passed away in a failed stunt that has already been viewed...

Harry Potter Sequels

After J. K. Rowling announced that she might write a Harry Potter sequel—he was last seen as a married dad—The Week asked its readers to predict the title of the...

Home Selling Mistakes

It’s tough enough selling a home nowadays. Don’t make the mistakes that turned off these readers on the City Room blog of The New York Times: • “It was a...

Blame Canada

Canada wants us to remember that it, too, is part of North America. So The Week asked its readers to come up with an eye-catching slogan for our neighbor to...

Cause and Effect in the News

A newspaper editor missed this headline: "State population to double by 2040; babies to blame."

Rockstar Life

The band Kings of Leon cut short a concert after pigeons bombarded them with poop. Bass player Jared Followill couldn’t say how many birds there were. “The last thing I...

Adventures in Title Writing

What’s the toughest part about writing a book? It’s deciding what to call it, as these finalists for the Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year prove. Afterthoughts...

Help Wanted

Scary business headline: "Air Traffic Controllers Can Apply for Job in Braille"

Safe Haven

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True Stories From Comic History

When is comedy history? When you had to be there to really get it. We opened the Reader's Digest vaults for these stellar examples.

Bird Lover

Coincidences were flying when a man was arrested and charged with stealing a bird feeder from Cornell University’s ornithology laboratory. According to the Associated Press, police charged James Buzzard, 44,...