THE POKE BLOG
Wednesday 19th September 2012
14:46 Holy cow….Tara Palmer-Tomkinson is channeling David Brent’s If You don’t Know Me By Now with her new music video
You won’t see a better tattoo than this today (via
08:00 Looks legit (via
Gif of the day
Tuesday 18th September 2012
16:07 Kelvin MacKenzie doorstepped over Hillsborough
Former Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie declines to answer questions from Channel 4 News reporter Alex Thomson on his record over the paper’s coverage of the Hillsborough football tragedy.
08:30 Best News Ever
Amazing offer on at Domino’s. (via
A man was snapped taking a pee behind the president at an Obama campaign rally yesterday. The race is on to discover his identity. (via)
Gif Of The Day
Monday 17th September 2012
19:18 So earlier today Waitrose took to Twitter with a fun social media challenge for shoppers..
They probably weren’t expecting the torrent of suggestions that followed. Here are some of the many highlights.
17:00 Vintage entry from the Daily Mail letters page (via @shoutsatcows)
15:00 Relief in the Solomon Islands.. (by
17:00 So now you can turn your tweets into songs
08:13 The awkward moment when you discover that your train has been buying fabric from the same textile designer
07:47 Gif of the day
Sunday 16th September 2012
19: 20 Facebook status update of the day
19:15 The best One Direction ~ Mitt Romney parody you will see today (by Full Frontal Freedom)
18:49 Somewhere a picture editor is clearing their desk
12:10 Harrison Ford Broccoli Joke
11:27 Skrillex lyrics > here
11.15 What is the waiter doing?
10:09 Close enough..
09:45 How to free a moose that has become entangled in a swing
Saturday 15th September 2012
08:20 iPhone press conferences 2007 – 2012. Just the Adjectives
08:02 Photography project of the day > L.A Superhero and celebrity impersonators asked to manifest feelings of genuine sadness
06:16 Why am I awake so early?
Friday 14th September 2012
21:54 Gif Of The Day
20:30 What Morrissey’s days are like (via
17:02 The winning entry from today’s Poke Adverts challenge (by
16:00 Friday Fun > Type “bacon number” before any celebrities’ name, and Google will tell you how many degrees that person is from Kevin Bacon
09:14 Shocking picture of Kate Middleton topless on a beach. by
09:04 Jimmy Kimmel asks Americans to review the iPhone 5 – hands them the iPhone 4.
08:45 The Queen issues special edition topless £1 coin to show support for Kate
08:28 Someone has been adding custom-made advisory stickers to Chris Brown’s albums in HMV (via
Thursday 13th September 2012
19:30 Some delightful front page news from Cardiff….via
18:05 Anyone wanna buy a printer?
16:22 Toilet humour
14:00 Arty Picture Fail (via Facebook)
08:00 Amazing tradesman name of the day (via @BoredomTV)
07:38 Gif Of The Day
Wednesday 12th September 2012
21:06 50 Shades Of Captcha
09:27 Like handbags? Love wine? You’ll be needing this Wine Handbag. (via Iain Armstrong and Stunt Of the Day)
07:22 Best teatime treat ever
Tuesday 11th September 2012
21:24 Gif of the day
18:53 DJ booth notice of the day. (via Facebook)
08:30 Animated Banksy GIF (via)
08:15 Just time for a quick game of Cat-O-Matic catbeast.com/catomatic/
08:06: Someone seems a tad cross in Manchester today (
Monday 10th September 2012
17:39 Meet Adolph Hipster (via
08:55 LBC’s Ian Collins loses it while reading an erotic extract from ‘Filthy Passages’, the debut novel from author and pervert Whelky Collins.
Sunday 9th September 2012
07:59 Life is never as good as the adverts (via)
07:30 Definitely getting one of these
Saturday 8th September 2012
17:50 “I need your clothes, your boots, and your Barclays cycle…”
16:20 Spot the odd one out. GQ Magazine ‘still living in 1950’.
15:41 Is the new range from Top Man some kind of clever joke? (via @john_self)
08:07 How to cross a roundabout
Friday 6th September 2012
18:27 A round-up from today’s advert challenge
13:09 Mitt Romney makes a public appeal (by Rebecca Fryer)
11.15 Austerity designer handbag (via
08:35 A fresh TV news blooper reel from America
07:30 Good morning office trolls. This takes quite a long time to do – but it’s probably worth it.
07:05 New York photographer Noah Kalina takes a photo of himself every day for 12.5 years
Thursday 6th September 2012
21:32 AOL (1996) vs Windows 8 (2012) (via
20:00 Quick – switch over to CNN
19:05 The publishers of Parents magazine might want to re-think their cover layout next month
18:45 Website of the day Pointer Pointer
18:00 Gif Of The Day
17:49 This news story has EVERYTHING
13:27: Woop! A new series of our favourite BBC TWO series The Thick Of It starts on Saturday. In this teaser clip Peter Mannion, the Secretary of State for Social Affairs, is told to launch his Coalition partner Fergus’s new ‘Networked Nation’ policy at a school.
08:00 Man orders a TV from Amazon, gets assault rifle instead
Wednesday 5th September 2012
08:17 Somebody has kindly added some dubstep effects to some painful news footage of a boating accident. (They sustained minor injuries only.)
08:00 Wedding Proposal. Russian Style.
07:30 Let’s just have a moment for Grace Jones who went along as Batman to last night’s GQ awards
Tuesday 4th September 2012
20:54 Another quality sub editor fail – Liverpool Echo (via @Rog_w)
19:22 Official poster for the Snakes on a Plane sequel, ‘Snake 2’… (via
16:10 Doodle Of The Day (via
15:57 An exclusive picture of David Cameron re-thinking his cabinet. (via
08:02 Website of the day > Photoshop Troll
Monday 3rd September 2012