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January Writer of the Month - Skylarking

Congratulations to Skylarking who wins the January Writer of the Month award for his story 'Waiting For Godot for Wii breaks first-week sales record'. Although the piece was originally published in...

14 editor 12.02.12 6:23pm
dvo4fun
religious supplement

one of the best games in town is covering religious news a la Newsbiscuit . Might there be a special section?...

0 nickb 12.02.12 11:37am
nickb
Finally, someone is taking the time to teach the Welsh how to crap indoors

http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/02134/toilet620_2134764b.jpg I guess this at least avoids one awkward question when you're interviewing a graduate from Swansea university for a job. ...

4 12.02.12 9:44am
godly1966
Good news from Wikipedia

"Alcohol has been found outside the Solar System. It can be found in low densities in star and planetary system forming regions of space."...

1 Scroat 12.02.12 12:00am
Quaz
Nice NiB on liberating children

Good work, LizzyG and Flash., I'd have thought it might be good enough for a FP, given a few more gags, but hey-ho...

1 Sinnick 10.02.12 4:51pm
Shock as office "wit" fails to describe ancient mobile phone as "like a brick"

Then he spoilt it all later by saying to a trainee "Good thinkin' Batman"., Don't want to come over all Gervais on your asses but sometimes office banter has me searching for my service revolver...

0 Hoops McCann 10.02.12 2:12pm
Hoops McCann
Argentinian Tango Hell

As the 30th Anniversary of the Falklands Island invasion approaches, British defence preparations on the island have escalated to unprecedented levels amidst rumours of an Argentine invasion. In a...

0 benrussell 10.02.12 11:00am
benrussell
You should have seen the one that got away!

http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/asia/6384381/Whopper-whale-shark-washes-up...

2 riesler 10.02.12 9:49am
godly1966
BBC apologise after listings typo offers a new series of "Homs Under The Hammer"

More soon. (I suspect there's more than one joke possible here.)...

2 MikeA4 10.02.12 8:43am
MikeA4
Comedy Writing Opportunity...

Most of you will probably be familiar with the BBC Writers' Room, but just in case you haven't seen this http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/comedy/2012/02/comedy-talent-search.shtml...

3 editor 09.02.12 9:55am
Qoxiivi
Prince Phillip congratulates Harry on license to attack Indians by helicopter 1 pere floza 09.02.12 9:49am
pere floza
Great FP Qox

This must be a classic!...

4 Scroat 09.02.12 6:23am
dvo4fun
Two gems from the DM

swingers in Calmore, Hants, http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2098362/Swingers-club-suburbia-fighting-closure-complaints-noisy-sex-parties.html the policeman chasing himself ...

0 writinginbsl 08.02.12 7:54pm
writinginbsl
Out of the mouths of students...

I have just had the most brilliant day lecturing (at university, not just random treatises around the place) and had to share possibly my favourite student response to a question yet. Today's...

19 Mary Evans 08.02.12 7:52pm
Psycadelic Squirrel
Valentine's Day

There must be some humour around this event., I'll kick off - stories must be true, of course. My local Morrisons has a selection of Valentines gifts. Next shelf sells rubber gloves and fertiliser...

4 Sinnick 08.02.12 4:58pm
beau-jolly
Match fixing?

I wonder what sort of odds you would have got that the number one test side would be whitewashed by Pakistan..?...

6 Scroat 08.02.12 4:14pm
beau-jolly
Pets' corner

http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/s320x320/425408_10150535587487097_567532096_9430620_684970347_n.jpg Harriette asleep with her head in the dog's mouth as mentioned on another thread...

3 beau-jolly 07.02.12 4:32pm
Gerontius
Justified Work Avoidance - 23

Help. Really cannot face the stack of university marking sat on my desk, nor write the two-hour sodding lecture I'm supposed to deliver in a fortnight, nor write the script that's due in March, so...

69 Mary Evans 06.02.12 6:01pm
Ironduke
Suberb Owl XLVI: So you don't have to... - 2

Last year I wrote a few entries about my (lacking) ability to watch and, here the most important bit, [i]fully comprehend[/i] the superbowl., Now, I love the superbowl, I really do, it's an awesome...

34 thisisall1word 06.02.12 11:36am
Oxbridge
Great 'benefit caps' NiB, but...

What's with the pictures?? That's William Hague, isn't it? But the story is narrated by Ian Dunking Smith? Why is Prince Charles on there, wearing a towel? It makes no sense to me at all, they just...

3 05.02.12 6:49pm
A recommendation.

This is not really the place, I know, but if you want an email service that isn’t tied to an ISP and you don’t want to use gmail or any of the other big players, try fastmail; they’re very...

1 John Ffitch-Rucker 05.02.12 5:40pm
Is anyone else already wishing the olympics were over? - 2 30 John Ffitch-Rucker 05.02.12 2:35pm
godly1966
Being funny about films.

This site's rather good and they take submissions if anyone fancies being funny about films. http://www.the-editing-room.com/...

1 shitsu_tonka 04.02.12 9:56am
riesler
Mailboxes full

Inboxes / outboxes or something., Anyone else having trouble sending messages?...

2 Username 04.02.12 9:29am
Username
December Writer of the Month - ianslat

Congratulations to ianslat who wins the writer of the month award for December for his excellent story 'Christian festival to be moved to avoid clash with Christmas'. This was the site's most read...

23 editor 03.02.12 3:10pm
One of the better games on Sorry I Haven't a Clue

This involved the censoring of a word in a song or poem, If I recall. They're changing guards at Buckingham Palace, Christopher Robin went down with Alice, Alice is marrying one of the guards,...

5 Scroat 03.02.12 1:51pm
charlies_hat
Spotted in a charity shop....

One used toilet seat for sale. I don't know if it ever sold. What other odd things have people seen in charity shops?...

13 Major Clanger 02.02.12 9:51pm
Quaz
I'd never have guessed......

I bought a gift for someone yesterday, an arrangement of flowers and ivy planted in a small wicker hamper full of compost topped with a bow. There was a label stating "The contents of this hamper...

21 Major Clanger 02.02.12 6:22pm
Scroat
Doubt of the benefit

[url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-16812185]Up in smoke?[/url], Can anyone spot where savings could be made?, "I see eight people here having to choose between eating or heating." FFS! I see two...

10 beau-jolly 02.02.12 1:32am
Quaz
Diane Abbott - 23

You guys seen the whole row about Diane Abott's comment on Twitter? I think it's brilliant! As a white person I can say that I'm not in the least bit offended by her remarks. Amused that a shadow...

80 Vertically Challenged Giant 01.02.12 12:05pm
Son of Barnabas