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.

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    Couple’s Resolve To Communicate More Openly Can Lead To No Good

    Phoenix, Ariz. – Sources close to Derek Fredricks and Leana Harrison reported this week that the young couple’s inspired post-fight resolution to communicate in a more frequent, candid and straightforward manner can lead to no good.

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  • 2

    Cop Actually Cool About Whole Thing

    Allendale, Mich. – Grand Valley State University sophomore Rich Burkman told friends Monday that despite being arrested for illegal possession of prescription pills Friday night, the arresting officer was actually pretty cool toward him throughout the process of pulling over, searching, arresting, booking and fingerprinting the 20-year-old communications major. “The cop turned out to be a pretty cool guy, actually,” said Burkman.

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  • 3

    Facebook Creating Nearly As Many Relationships As It Destroys

    Menlo Park, Calif. – According to Facebook marketing executives, results of a internally conducted evaluation indicated that the revolutionary social media device is largely responsible for helping forge almost as many relationships as it is helping forever destroy.

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    Man Vaguely Remembers Intervention After Drinking Himself Unconscious

    Bitely, Mich. – His already robust alcohol consumption having increased uncontrollably during the weeks following the recent breakup of his five-year marriage, heavy construction equipment operator Dan Reed arose Sunday morning with a vague recollection that a large number of his friends and family members attempted to stage a surprise intervention on Reed’s behalf the previous evening.

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    Furious Meteorologist Forecasts Major Shitstorm

    Philadelphia, Penn. – Television news meteorologist Kent Moore, enraged by rumors of his wife Karrie’s infidelity moments before his live broadcast of the 6 p.m. weather report, forecasted that a “major shitstorm of epic proportion” would reign down upon his cheating wife before late evening Friday.

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