Each week at WGRD.com we feature the best of Recoil Magazine.  Recoil is a free news satire/local entertainment magazine based in the West Michigan area and published on the 1st of every month. Half of Recoil’s content – edgy social and political satire – is intended to poke fun at contemporary news conventions and access, and to offer a humorous and provocative reflection of the state of modern society. The second half of Recoil’s 68 pages aims to strengthen the fiber of our local community by providing a comprehensive guide to quality West Michigan entertainment, reporting uncommon local interest stories, and presenting other features and columns pertinent to the culture of our area.

  • 1

    Nation’s Homeless Being Replaced By Lazier, Less-Efficient Robots

    Washington, D.C. – An annual report released this week by the U.S. Conference of Mayors shows that an increasing number of homeless people throughout the country are being replaced by lazier, less-efficient robots.

  • 2

    Area Man Baffled By Friend’s Remote Control Units

    Greenfield, Ill. – Area restaurant manager Greg Tolan experienced complete bafflement Wednesday night while attempting to operate friend Eric Peterman’s entertainment center via the console’s three remote control units.

  • 3

    Recoil Handbook: Boating Tips

    Setting out upon the open water can be both an exciting an relaxing summer activity. Here are some tips for getting the most from your aquatic experience:

    • Men should don a captain’s hat, so readers will know right away that this particular MMFF hardcore series has a nautical theme.

  • 4

    Spice Girls T-Shirt No Longer Worn Ironically

    Long Island, N.Y. – New reports out of Long Island have determined that the Spice Girls t-shirt belonging to 32-year-old record store clerk Denny Clarke-Miller is no longer being worn ironically. “A couple of years ago when Denny bought the shirt, we all thought it was hilarious, because it was obvious he felt the band was really lame,” said fellow employee Melissa Lynd. “But lately he’s kinda mellowed out because of his new girlfriend, and seems a lot more accepting of things he used to label as crap.”

  • 5

    Pervert Born Into Bondage

    Miami, Fla. – David Foster, a quiet-mannered, 56-year-old tax attorney who has for decades spent the majority of his money and free time employing fetish-friendly prostitutes to tie him down and berate, spank and whip him, revealed Thursday that his overwhelming fondness for bondage was something he was naturally born into.

    flickr, Brett L.