32 Funny Short Story Ideas

32 Funny Short Story IdeasAmusing writing prompts for those with writer's block.
  1. Two alligators falling in love
  2. What happened to mommy long legs
  3. Cookie Monster fighting his addiction
  4. The man who had a fear of balloons
  5. What led up to the world's longest group hug
  6. The forgotten 8th dwarf from Snow White
  7. The story of a buffalo that was born with actual wings
  8. The tragedy of the last dodo bird to ever exist
  9. Somebody getting the absolute worst happy meal toy
  10. The stresses of a stegosaurus's new job
  11. A time when Mr. Rogers got angry
  12. A polar bear gets stuck in a giant bubble and starts to fly away
  13. Scientists discover what birds like to laugh at
  14. The biggest issue of two bees without knees
  15. An awkward encounter with a pear tree that can talk
  16. The tale of the Burger Prince and his quest to become the next Burger King
  17. What would happen if everybody had electronic belly buttons and they each did something unique
  18. A dramatization of that fire you accidentally started that one time (I feel like we've all done it)
  19. A conflict between a unicycle gang and a moped gang
  20. The girl who bought a cyborg goldfish
  21. What Bigfoot's parents are like
  22. An extra tall giraffe having trouble fitting in
  23. A professional mini-golfer's last game
  24. A professional kazoo player's big break
  25. The longest game of tic tac toe
  26. A day in the life of whatever animal you envy most (e.g., seahorses)
  27. Pajama day at the office
  28. Wizard of Oz characters stuck in Kansas
  29. An old man trying to prove that the sun is flat
  30. How Casper the friendly ghost died
  31. What would go down if Scrabble was like Jumanji where everything came to life
  32. The final match of a worldwide thumb war tournament

What to Do When Bored

Things to Talk About - Entertaining topics to discuss with your boyfriend or cat or whatever.

Drawing Ideas - Funny things to doodle with pencils or crayons.

Painting Ideas - Easy things to paint with acrylic or watercolor.

Things to Do at Home - Ways to annoy your siblings, parents, and/or pets while trying not to get hurt.

Things to Do Outside - Stuff to do in your yard or on a street or in the woods.

Things to Do in Public - Just so you know, the public will hate you if you do any of these.

Challenges - Please don't actually do all of these.

Writing Prompts - Ideas for short stories or conversations or improv or whatever.

Ways to Make Money - Quick ways to make extra cash when you're stuck without a job.

Best Things to Do - Ideas for what to do when you're really, really bored.

Funniest Things to Do - Ideas for how to make yourself laugh.

Other Random Generators

Thoughts - These are thoughts...by people. Some are deep...some are not.

Questions - This could maybe be helpful if you're feeling philosophical.

Puns - Jokes so unfunny that they're actually kinda funny.

Superpowers - There's always room for another comic book idea.

Funny Videos

Ant Protests - These ants were so oppressed they learned how to write.

Calcium Man - His bones so strong they cannot be broken.

Fake Snail Facts - Mollusk trivia that you wish was true.

Meatball Says Sorry - A meatball accidentally falls into some pasta. You'll never guess what happens next!

Dumb Thing About Butts - Did you know that nearly everyone has one?

Slinky Fun - Maybe a metal one would work better.

Other Funny Stuff

Arbitrary Haikus - I'm not sure why I wrote these, but I did. This description is not a haiku.

New Olympic Game Proposals - It'd be fun to see Leapfrog and Musical Chairs pushed to the absolute limit of human capability.

Earthquake Fizz Calculator - How long after an earthquake is it okay to open a can of soda again?

Kyle Bob's Choose Your Own Adventure Game - It's like a book except you're able to lose!