Posts tagged "planking"

Breaking News: Kids Think Planking Is Stupid

This week, the “Kids React” series tackles the fine art of planking. What is it? Why do people do it? Is it cool? Says one particularly incensed 7-year-old, “Stop. Stop planking. That’s weird. And get a job or something!” After all, “Isn’t [planking] for like, teens who just wanna do everything other teens wanna…

Julie Gerstein / September 22, 2011

“Horsemaning” — Er, Faked Beheading — Is The New “Planking”

Planking was stupid. Owling was stupider. And let’s not forget coneing. Feast your eyes on “horsemaning,” which the Internet claims is an old time-y way 1920s’ pranksters would fake a beheading. All you have to do is pose like you’re holding your own head in your hands: get someone to lie flat on their back…

Jessica Wakeman / August 10, 2011

“Planking” Is Over—It’s All About “Cone-ing” Now

Just in time for summer, a hot weather-friendly viral fad called “cone-ing” is sweeping the interwebs. Phew, this means we can all stop “planking”. Simply put, cone-ing, invented by Australian comedian Alki Stevens, is the act of grabbing a soft serve ice cream cone upside down thus creating the most awkward situation possible.

Ami Angelowicz / June 13, 2011