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High winds: Weatherman farts on live TV


What’s the forecast, Mr Weatherman. Wind. High wind.

And thanks to the people who made this video – the people who record the weather and play it back.



Posted: 6th, September 2017 | In: Strange But True, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Jart: You can send your mother a fart in a jar

Jart fart jar


You can now spend your money to send farts in a jar – a Jart – through the post. For $10 plus shipping, you can send a crispy, airy, or juicy blow off and a note to your mother / enemy / lover.

But how do you know the fart is a genuine fart and not a lab-produced stink? The company’s website says the fart is from a backside, but fails to say which one?

Jart also say the bottled “invisble turd” lingers for 3 to 5 days!

Buyer beware.

Spotter: The Daily Dot

Posted: 14th, May 2015 | In: The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Shreddies: The Men Knickers That Filter Your Bottom Burps


LEICESTERSHIRE’S Shreddies Ltd. brings us knickers and pants that filter your farts.

The thin and flexible cloth, which contains Zorflex® — the same activated carbon material used in chemical warfare suits — is reactivated simply by washing the pants. Shreddies say through extensive testing the carbon cloth could filter odors 200 times the strength of the average flatus emission.

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Posted: 21st, October 2013 | In: Fashion | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Fartgate: the great ‘iconic’ wind-passing moments from the cultural archives

FART for art’s sake

As The Archers Fartgate rumbles on, we look back at those great ‘iconic’ wind-passing moments from the cultural archives.



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When Jezza McCreary recently passed wind in Radio 4’s The Archers, he was not the first character to do so. (It was in the script, by the way – this was no accident.) But it was the first time a character had done it audibly – and actor Ryan Kelly was offered a selection of farts by the sound effects department before picking one that he decided was suitably “fruity” for a man who had been eating steak and potatoes and drinking beer.




In 1973 Peregrine Worsthorne (pictured here with wife Lucinda Lambton) became the second person to say the word ‘fuck’ on British television. Years later, the former editor of the Sunday Telegraph would behave even more unpleasantly on a London Underground train. Sir Perry was annoyed by a passenger eating a burger – his ostensible reason being the odour, but this was no doubt exacerbated by a general disapproval of public eating and a specific disapproval of eating burgers anywhere. In revenge, Worsthorne stood near the man and farted into his face.





Le Pétomane (‘Fart maniac’) Joseph Pujol was a professional flatulist who rose to fame in the late nineteenth century, when he entertained the crowned heads of Europe with his bizarre stage act. Standout moments included sound effects of cannon fire and thunderstorms, playing tunes through a rubber tube stuck up his arse, and blowing out a candle from several metres away. Leonard Rossiter plays the great man here…



Silver Screen


Mel Brooks’ Blazing Saddles achieved legendary status in the Seventies for this spectacular ground-breaking scene.


But Mike Leigh’s 1976 film Nuts In May outdoes it for sordid verisimilitude (0.55.55).


TV Drama

Casual farting is as commonplace as casual violence in HBO’s landmark series The Sopranos. Usually the bowel action takes place in the offices at Satriale’s Pork Store. On this occasion, however, it occurs in more dramatic fashion after Tony tries an Indian.



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Former teacher Robert ‘Doc’ Cox was a stalwart of the BBC’s terrible That’s Life! in the 1980s. Ivor Biggun is his musician persona, with a string of releases such as his 1978 hit The Winker’s Song (misprint). You can no doubt guess the subject of his follow-up misprint, I’ve Parted




During his reign at Liverpool, Gerard Houllier is said to have fined players for farting. Fortunately for Charlie Adams, he left Anfield long ago.



Miriam Margolyes

The national treasure famously farted live on Danny Baker’s radio show – famous because he has repeatedly reminded listeners ever since. But Miriam is far from shy about the topic, and can usually be relied upon to raise it at some point in any interview. In this example, Graham Norton, being a gentleman, saves her the trouble…




Jaques Tati meets Le Pétomane in Vic and Bob’s flatulent homage, which ‘aired’ regularly in The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer. (And full marks for that title, by the way.)



Sex Symbols





Marilyn Monroe and Britney Spears. Both notorious for it, by all accounts.


Singer Britney Spears attends "The X-Factor" viewing party at Mixology on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP)


Candle in the Wind was of course written for Monroe, but had nothing to do with Le Pétomane’s party trick. And neither does this picture.





The aptly named Judd Trump found himself temporarily distracted by a member of the audience during his World Championship semi-final against Ronnie O’Sullivan earlier this year.



Jim Royle’s outbursts are ten-a-penny, so here, for the sake of freshness, is Nana doing the honours.



Live TV

‘Air time’ is an occupational hazard for those who perform for hours. The fortunate ones get away with the occasional fart. Others are not so lucky, and find their full-blown incontinence immortalised on Youtube. We have no wish to draw attention to their embarrassment, so we will restrict ourselves to these minor faux pas by ladies who seems to have taken it in good heart.






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Viz’s revolting Johnny Fartpants clearly wears the fetid trousers in this field, but let’s hear it for our own favourite – the legendary Farting Dogs

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Posted: 7th, July 2013 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Wife sprays vanilla-scented Lysol at husband whose farting almost made her puke

THIS Christmas, as you relax in post-prandial slump, watch your gas. In South Carolina, a wife says her husband passed gas “bad enough to cause her to almost puke”.

Shannon Manatis, 41, tells police she reached for a can of vanilla-scented Lysol and jetted it in the “area” of Mr Michael Manatis, 46, her husband.

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Posted: 18th, December 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Farting In The Hood Prank might be racist or funny?

FARTING in the Hood:

Posted: 13th, September 2012 | In: TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Dinosaurs harvested methane to power space ship

DID farting dinosaurs trigger global warming? The BBC reports that boffins have worked out the methane output of sauropods, including Brontosaurus. And they tell us that the dinosaurs produced 520 million tonnes of gas annually. They did this in methane farms. Dinosaurs were highly advanced technically and produced all their own power.

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Posted: 8th, May 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Farting With Celebrities: Big Brother And The Saturdays

THANKS to Big Brother housemate Coolio, John Prescott and Prince Edward, farting is the new celebrity shocker.

Everyone’s at it, and if they’re not at it, they’re talking about being at it.

In the Daily Sport, The Saturdays are heard talking about their farting. Says Rachel Wiseman, of the band being hailed as “The New Girl’s Aloud:

“A fart is a message to the brain that poo is on the next train.”

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Posted: 6th, January 2009 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Man Arrested For Farting

JOSE Cruz is stopped by police in

He is suspected of for driving under the influence of alcohol in South Charleston, USA.

He fails the test.

He is taken to the police station to have his fingerprints taken. Police claim he moves towards one officer and passes gas on him. It is said he did then fan the fumes towards the officer.

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Posted: 25th, September 2008 | In: Strange But True | Comments (6) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0