The 'Shroom:Issue 147/Fake News
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The Fake News will peak when every section covers real, actual news; when the joke is that the joke has been subverted. Then it will be called the "Fake Fake News". This was told to me in a dream.
For now, enjoy the Fake News in its current state. But never forget that change marches on.
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Good evening, viewers, from MKBC6, with your weather forecast for the week ahead.
This week, temperatures will stay in the mid to upper 60s as rain moves in for the weekend. Watch out for storms on Sunday that may turn severe with damaging winds, possible hail, and lightning strikes.
Have a look at this week's Treehouse forecast, where we'll keep you up to date on what you can expect for your viewing conditions.
In this world where Mushrooms make you grow larger, and cherries split you into an exact double of yourself, something incredibly strange has happened. My editor has asked me to write the obituary of a creature that went extinct some 65 million years ago, with that creature being Plessie.
I was sent to World 1-4 of the Sprixie Kingdom, which is an incredibly weird name for a town. Why not something like Loughborough? Or Reading? Or even Cincinnati? Unfortunately, however, the locals proved to be stark-raving bonkers as they kept insisting to me that Plessie had only died on Tuesday. They also attempted to tell me that he had died as a result of a large fall over the waterfalls instead of a meteor strike. Honestly, no wonder Bowser easily captured all of their princesses.
So my trip to the Sprixie Kingdom wasn't entirely wasted, The 'Shroom doesn't pay travel expenses after all, I decided to humour the locals so I could gather some information on Plessie. One Sprixie told me that she used to supervise Plessie before he went down the waterfall, perhaps raising the possibility that Sprixies are eternal creatures who don't age, or sticking by my original theory in which they are all crazy. I would have attempted to interview the Sprixie Princesses, but seeing as they died in one my first Obituaries, I decided they probably wouldn't accept my phone calls.
I was informed that Plessie's funeral would be held next week, but I was sadly hounded out of the Sprixie Kingdom when I attempted to enquire as to whether funerals for the rest of the dinosaurs who perished in the meteor strike would be held. If 65 million years ago still qualifies as 'too soon' when can you make jokes about people's deaths?
EDITOR'S NOTE: Our writer has been disciplined for acting insensitively towards the friends of Plessie. He has since been informed that Plessie really did die recently, and that other dinosaurs, like Yoshis, do exist within the Mushroom Kingdom. Our writer has since been sent on a dinosaur awareness course to make sure that future incidents like this don't happen again.
Welcome back to TV Tomorrow, which despite having perhaps the strangest attempts at unique humour and captivating writing still manages to top the Fake News Article of the Month list almost every issue. At least I’m doing something right. Anyway, the Mushroom Kingdom is brimming with interesting programmes tomorrow, so without further ado I’ll introduce my top three shows for tomorrow!
New: Shy Biker
Yoshi’s Wildlife World: Aquatic Edition
Baseball Live from Mario Stadium
The summer always brings in new television spectacles in the Mushroom Kingdom, and I heartily encourage you to look beyond my choices. You might just find something surprisingly good. Then again, you might end up on one of those infomercial-filled shopping channels run by Wario and Waluigi, so perhaps it’s best if you trust me for now. See you in July!
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