Apr 1, 2024 - News

Happy April Fools' Day, Philly

Illustration of the Axios A popping out of a Jack in the Box.

Illustration: Allie Carl/Axios

Jokes are supposed to be funny, but some April Fools' cracks are downright cruel.

  • We've been victimized by a couple that turned our lives upside down, until the pranksters shouted, "April Fools!"

The intrigue: Honoring that ruthless tomfoolery, Axios Philly came up with a few gut punchlines that would bowl over Philadelphians until they realized they're being "Punk'd" Ashton Kutcher-style:

Disclaimer: Before you start reposting "fake news stories," like our sheriff, remember to have a sense of humor.

Did you read the paper this morning? Good news.

Hurry, you need to get to one of these restaurants and bakeries.

  • There's a pandemic-like run on cheesesteaks and soft pretzels.

Not to go all Jim Mora, but "World Series?"

Hear what "they" are doing?

  • The jabronis instituted a national ban on "wooder ice."
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