History Magazine / WeeklyWorldNews

23rd Oct '17 7:27:14 AM RossN
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* InOneEarOutTheOther: They ran several stories using this trope, ranging from a man with transparent brain tissue (so one could shine a light in one ear and have it come out the other), to a DumbBlonde woman who discovered someone blowing in her ear would result in a breeze coming out the other side to a dimwitted Californian surfer dude who was cleaning his ear with a q-tip, and "not finding much resistance" decided to see how far it could go (right out the other ear it turns out, which the surfer found "way cool").
16th Jul '17 10:28:24 PM Fireblood
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** This was perhaps lampshaded during a "Guess the Fake Story" contest they ran featuring four real 'weird news' articles and one fake.In the description they write "While it's not like us to print a fake story, we're making an exception for our latest crazy contest."

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** This was perhaps lampshaded during a "Guess the Fake Story" contest they ran featuring four real 'weird news' articles and one fake. In the description they write wrote "While it's not like us to print a fake story, we're making an exception for our latest crazy contest."
10th Jun '17 4:07:14 PM Mineboot45
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'''The ''Weekly World News'' provides examples of:'''

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10th Nov '16 8:56:36 PM spiritsunami
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* PoesLaw: Especially in it's website incarnation. For example, when it declared that Website/{{Facebook}} [[http://weeklyworldnews.com/headlines/27321/facebook-will-end-on-march-15th/ was going to be shut down]], a lot of people who found the article via a web search and didn't know anything about Weekly World News thought it was real and panicked.

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* PoesLaw: Especially in it's its website incarnation. For example, when it declared that Website/{{Facebook}} [[http://weeklyworldnews.com/headlines/27321/facebook-will-end-on-march-15th/ was going to be shut down]], a lot of people who found the article via a web search and didn't know anything about Weekly World News thought it was real and panicked.
15th Oct '16 8:28:43 PM nombretomado
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* PoesLaw: Especially in it's website incarnation. For example, when it declared that {{Facebook}} [[http://weeklyworldnews.com/headlines/27321/facebook-will-end-on-march-15th/ was going to be shut down]], a lot of people who found the article via a web search and didn't know anything about Weekly World News thought it was real and panicked.

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* PoesLaw: Especially in it's website incarnation. For example, when it declared that {{Facebook}} Website/{{Facebook}} [[http://weeklyworldnews.com/headlines/27321/facebook-will-end-on-march-15th/ was going to be shut down]], a lot of people who found the article via a web search and didn't know anything about Weekly World News thought it was real and panicked.
16th Jun '16 12:29:17 PM Morgenthaler
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* CrazyCatLady: Parodied and inverted with a headline of a "Fat Cat Who Owns 23 Old Ladies".
18th May '16 8:46:58 PM Orbiting
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Trivia note: After the ''NationalEnquirer'' switched to color, its publisher started the ''Weekly World News'' as a way to keep using their old black-and-white presses.

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Trivia note: After the ''NationalEnquirer'' ''[[UsefulNotes/AmericanNewspapers National Enquirer]]'' switched to color, its publisher started the ''Weekly World News'' as a way to keep using their old black-and-white presses.
3rd Jan '16 12:01:48 PM Morgenthaler
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* IncrediblyLamePun: One issue headlined an article about [[UsefulNotes/BillClinton President Clinton]] and Senator Edward Kennedy caught soliciting a [[BigfootSasquatchAndYeti Bigfoot]] [[TheOldestProfession prostitute]]. Its title? "BillAndTedsExcellentAdventure".
2nd Jan '15 1:17:23 PM TheUnsquished
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* IncrediblyLamePun: One issue headlined an article about [[BillClinton President Clinton]] and Senator Edward Kennedy caught soliciting a [[BigfootSasquatchAndYeti Bigfoot]] [[TheOldestProfession prostitute]]. Its title? "BillAndTedsExcellentAdventure".

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* IncrediblyLamePun: One issue headlined an article about [[BillClinton [[UsefulNotes/BillClinton President Clinton]] and Senator Edward Kennedy caught soliciting a [[BigfootSasquatchAndYeti Bigfoot]] [[TheOldestProfession prostitute]]. Its title? "BillAndTedsExcellentAdventure".
23rd Dec '14 1:24:28 PM Surenity
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** This was perhaps lampshaded during a "Guess the Fake Story" contest they ran featuring four real 'weird news' articles and one fake.In the description they write "While it's not like us to print a fake story, we're making an exception for our latest crazy contest."
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