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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    Imperial Rights Activists Protest Opening Day Of AT-AT Season

    Saginaw, Mich. – Hunting enthusiasts across the state met with opposition Monday as an estimated 7,000 members of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Imperial Forces (PETIF) protested the opening day of AT-AT Walker season.

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    Box Of Rocks Graduates From University of Phoenix

    Pinconning, Mich. – A historic collegiate achievement was realized Friday when a medium-sized cardboard box containing a half-dozen rocks received a Bachelors Degree of Science in Business/Marketing from University of Phoenix Online, a popular online college.

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    Bachelor Spy’s Clothes Washed On A Need-To-Wear Basis

    Classified location – A young, unmarried CIA special agent whose name could not be disclosed admitted Monday that, similar to how his confidential operation information is divulged strictly on a need-to-know basis, the laundering of his consistently large pile of dirty clothes is done strictly on a need-to-wear basis.

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    F****r Heavy

    Gary, Ind. – Peabody’s Furniture delivery coordinator Joe Brocker used elements of slang to inform workers that the glass and mahogany coffee table scheduled for Monday’s afternoon delivery was indeed heavy, sources reported. “Joe was giving us a rundown on the day’s deliveries,” explained crew leader Bob Ceglarek. “When he got to the coffee table that was going to the Andrews residence, he said, ‘Careful with that one – f****r is heavy.’”

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    Denny’s Potato, Patron Baked

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