Best (real) Headlines Ever?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Deluge Of Sound, Jan 27, 2009.

  1. Deluge Of Sound

    Deluge Of Sound Inactive

    Nov 8, 2007
  2. It was supposed to be announced at the Party Congress on Monday. As you know, the Premier loves surprises.
  3. L-A


    Jul 17, 2008
  4. I had it on my fridge for a while a few years back:

    Russian Scientists Invent Pill That Keeps You Drunk Longer
  5. Relic

    Relic Cow are you?

    Sep 12, 2006
    Robbinsville, NJ
    One very old one from my hometown newspaper:

    "Head Had AIDS"
  6. On the main page of Excite at the time:

    "Lewinsky To Testify In Legal Blow To Clinton"
  7. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Inactive

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    The best one ever was on a Metro newspaper early last year. The picture was a of a board of train times, with everyone cancelled or delayed, and the headline was a pun on Network Rail...the legendary...

    Network Fail
  8. Georynn


    Dec 4, 2007
    I always thought this one was funny
  9. RHFusillo

    RHFusillo Supporting Member

    Mar 20, 2000
    Houston, TX
    My favorite headline (not including the Weekly World News) was in the New York Post, circa 1977:

    Nuke Satellite Runs Wild
  10. The New York Post has been a leader in this for decades:








    I remember this from childhood:

  11. JimB52

    JimB52 User Supporting Member

    May 24, 2007
    East Coast
    The NY Post is the undisputed headline champion in the USA.
    England and Germany have some pretty strong contenders.
  12. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Inactive

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    The Daily Mail in the UK has a few heavy hitters (often for the wrong reasons).
  13. sarcastro83


    Jul 27, 2007
    Toronto, ON
    when Ike Turner died, I think the New York Post (if I remember correctly) had a headline that read "IKE TURNER FINALY BEATS TINA TURNER TO DEATH".

    I felt a smidgen bad about laughing at that one...

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