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Introducing Two New Opinion-Based Yam Sub-Sites

CHARLOTTE, NC—Giving into the popularity of opinion-based news, The Yam is proud to debut its two new one-sided news outlets – The Yam for Assholes and The Yam for Pussies. The Yam is overjoyed to be able to finally pander to these two similar yet completely different demographics. We’ll give you the news however you … Continue reading

5 Lies Exchanged During Supermarket Transactions

1.  “Hi. How are you today?” Both parties will exchange lies during this question. No matter who raises the question first—both lie through their teeth. Neither cashier nor customer will let the other know how shitty their day is. The customer would be the only who is having a good day. The cashier’s day is … Continue reading

Locally Filmed Web Series Featured In Local Paper By Author Involved In Web Series

PROVIDENCE, RI—In a display of little patience or talent, a locally filmed web series became a shining example of the old saying, “It’s all about who you know,” by being featured in the local newspaper. This will not only promote the lackluster series, but also attract potential talent to become part of the abysmal videos. … Continue reading

God Confesses He Was Conceived By A Big Bang

HEAVEN—Coming forward with details pertaining to our existence—our Heavenly Father has revealed that He Himself did not in fact will Himself into being. Rather, He, who is the Creator of the Earth and everything in the known universe, was immaculately conceived during, “some sort of big bang.” “Yeah, I mean, I created all this shit … Continue reading

Charlotte Leaders Unveil Giant Robot To Protect City

CHARLOTTE, NC—As the list of potential threats to our nation’s cities continues to grow—with terrorist activity, climate change, and political corruption all posing their own unique hazards—Mayor Clodfelter announced at a televised press conference Tuesday morning that his new proactive approach to city defense includes the “immediate and liberal use of a giant robot.” “As … Continue reading

Gettysburg Haunted By Still-Living Bodies Of People Who Didn’t Die There

GETTYSBURG, PA–With this July marking the 151st anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg–a bloody encounter that resulted in an unfathomable number of casualties, as well as a number of injuries that, while fathomable, is still unpleasant to think about–residents living near the somber battlefield have reported a massive surge in normal activity. “It seems to … Continue reading

Charlotte Skyscraper Just Can’t Reach Cloud’s Itch

CHARLOTTE, NC—In a heartbreaking display of futility, miscommunication, and the disconnect between man’s creation and nature, meteorologists reported today that the Bank of America Corporate Center has been roundly unsuccessful in its attempts to scratch the lingering itch of a passing cloud. “I’ve been observing this fruitless dance for a few hours now, and the … Continue reading

Universities Recalling Thousands Of Defective Degrees

WASHINGTON, DC—With the death toll of hopes and dreams reaching almost a million, universities around the nation are now recalling over 400,000 college diplomas. In a statement released to the press, universities are claiming that a small flaw in the diploma’s abstract concept is causing the degree to lose its significance—thus leaving the graduate with … Continue reading

Man Tries Everything He Can To Get Erection For America

SEATTLE, WA–Sources confirmed Thursday that local man James Williamson, 25, has tried everything he can to get an erection for America, but has been thoroughly unsuccessful in his attempts to rouse his groin from its slumber in a patriotic salute to the nation in which he was born. “I’ve read the entirety of the Declaration … Continue reading

5 Mind-blowingly Accurate Reasons Why You’ll Read This Amazing List

5. You fell for the puppy. Yes. The adorable puppy caught your eye while you were skimming the list and therefore clicked on it. No one can resist the cuteness of the adorable puppy. The puppy, however, is irrelevant to anything that has to do with this article. The puppy was simply there to trick … Continue reading

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