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From the bloodied fields of civil war arises a t'riffic FP

Well done, Dicky37. You must have some great party tricks...

4 SingingHinny 12.09.10 6:44pm
ramblesnake
I've got a new @ 8 riesler 12.09.10 12:33pm
FormerlyAlOPecia
There's something funny about multi-culturalism...

and also an opportunity for literally puerile humour, all thanks to those good people at the BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/writersroom/2010/08/new_college_of_comedy_initiati.shtml It's a couple...

22 nealdoran 12.09.10 7:18am
Hunter F. Thompson
There is an advert asking 'How smart are you'

And offering me the chance to win an iphone 3GS. I am that smart that I know that there is something called an iphone 4 and have therefore not entered the competition about triangles...

2 fernandomando 12.09.10 12:49am
bonjonelson
Superb Blair memoirs extract Doctor Moptop

Lovely writing and very funny - congratulations. Very much looking forward to further installments. And red, the Mills and Boon mock-up is pure brilliance. Never has Cherie looked so haunting. I...

7 Genghis Cohen 11.09.10 1:41pm
Chip Paper
Is this the new extreme sport?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-11268644 You've got to hand it to him, 81 years young...

2 FormerlyAlOPecia 10.09.10 10:52pm
Quaz
I'm off on holiday to the Isle of Wight

I expect you all to have kissed and made up by the time I get back - whether you've fallen out with anyone or not!, TTFN - see you in a bit...

0 jp1885 10.09.10 8:46pm
jp1885
How to write a sub

As I've learned today, start with saying somethiung outlandish & end with a punchline. Just trying to help...

2 Sinnick 10.09.10 8:02pm
Sinnick
BBC Writing Competition

Details here about a competition from the BBC Writers' Romm site http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/writersroom/2010/08/new_college_of_comedy_initiati.shtml...

4 editor 10.09.10 7:24pm
Hunter F. Thompson
© 5 Scroat 10.09.10 5:15pm
Scroat
I can do impersonations!

http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/57dcd3a8ca942d54e17c6baeb0b127a4?s=48&d=identicon&r=pg Rory Bremner - pah!...

2 riesler 10.09.10 3:07pm
IABP
* 2 IABP 10.09.10 12:49pm
IABP
Whoever did the Nyar Zillund nib...

congrats. Best Nib of the year. Had me spluttering coffee in the office...

1 Oxbridge 10.09.10 11:48am
The Paper Ostrich
A message to Basil, sibl, or whatever he's called and also toady Scroatum,

while I'm here.Please don't send me any more private messages, if you don't mind. Instead of bothering me with your inability to read what I say to you; which has been pretty plain English a five...

5 ramblesnake 10.09.10 11:27am
ramblesnake
Tags: how sad.

It appears to Constant Reader that some people here are actually entering tags so that someone (who?) could actually search for one of their subs in the future. Very sad. The sole purpose of tags...

10 rikkor 10.09.10 9:46am
IABP
Anyone else think 'A Journey' is rather a dull name?

Alternative suggestions? I'm thinking 'How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb'...

26 ianslat 10.09.10 5:39am
Hunter F. Thompson
I can probably just delete this

Indeed I can...

2 bonjonelson 10.09.10 12:00am
bonjonelson
Golgo, great FP.

Although, homeopathy is almost unknown in the US. (We have so many other crackpot schemes, it has not gained critical mass.)...

4 rikkor 09.09.10 9:27pm
Golgo13
TWAT OF THE WEEK

Must be Tony Blair, what with the book and all. And Fabio Capello for not going earlier. And anyone at the BBC who thinks Strictly Come Dancing is of the remotest importance in the overall scheme...

5 Scroat 09.09.10 8:20pm
ramblesnake
Still got it 29 years later...

http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2010/sep/08/postnatal-depression-fathers-men...

6 riesler 09.09.10 7:05pm
IABP
Pay per roses

Message encrypted in case they are listening and the tin foil isn't working...

2 Des Custard 09.09.10 10:44am
IABP
Daydream 1

I am in a suite of the Ritz, waiting to interview Madonna about her forthcoming album. An hour and a half after the appointed time, she sweeps in with her entourage. "This is MrChigleysAunt" says one...

4 MrChigleysAunt 09.09.10 10:31am
simonjmr
When will the BBC realise that Strictly Come Dancing is not news?

I'm sure they wouldn't be so interested if it was an ITV programme. Maybe all BBC news should be about BBC programmes...

7 ianslat 09.09.10 8:58am
Mrblacker
Serious, uber-helpful suggestion.

What about separating subs in the Writers' Room into ticker and sub sections? I think a lot of the better, more thought out efforts get overlooked in voting. In my not humble opinion, you just...

12 rikkor 08.09.10 11:27pm
rikkor
Help for newbies

Hi folks - I've noticed more than one complaint from Biscuteers that their material isn't being marked or commented on. So I thought about offering some advice and hopefully prompt some other...

25 jp1885 08.09.10 2:08pm
Mary Evans
Thisisnotadrill - sabotage?

This has to be someone taking the piss, or trying to make Newsbiscuit look stupid. The Daily Mash - revenge of the burka-wearing phone?...

1 SingingHinny 08.09.10 12:53pm
Zadok the second
Classic FP, Zadok.

Vy. amusant...

2 rikkor 08.09.10 11:12am
Zadok the second
Sunday Magazine: Philip Sollers's August Diary

Philip Sollers’s August Diary L’Oréal, Who could not be proud to be French knowing that we have L’Oréal, that magnificent world-wide cosmetics enterprise? Everything about L’Oréal is...

10 Hunter F. Thompson 08.09.10 6:29am
Hunter F. Thompson
Owl and pussycat NIB tasteless

You should never soak these animals in salt water.An owl should be hung for a few days in your gamekeeper's kitchen, then roasted. Pussycats are best curried...

4 ramblesnake 08.09.10 6:04am
arrghgarry
Why aren't we all complaining about the iniquitous scoring system anymore?

Does this lack of whinge imply that it's actually working?...

11 Zadok the second 07.09.10 11:55pm
Trini