Stocking is the new planking, according to this blog anyway

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Wednesday 10 September 2014

Planking was fun. It grabbed you all the attention you needed and made your friends laugh. But then everyone stopped planking and social media got kind of boring. So someone invented a new trend that’s catching. It’s called stocking and it involves replicating pretty awful stock photos in the most hilarious way possible. It might not sound like much but when you see the images side-by-side, you’re in for a real treat.

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High fashion planking series by David Toro

Bridget Barnett Contributor

By Bridget Barnett in New Photography on Sunday 18 September 2011

‘Planking’ is what happens when people are photographed face down with a rigid body, with the success rate of the ‘plank’ determined by level of randomness of its location. Planking is one of those things you either think is dumb and immature, or clever and hilarious.

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Batmanning: the art of hanging upside down by your feet

Nina C. Marrero Reader Find

By Nina C. Marrero in New Trends on Friday 9 September 2011

No more Planking. Now it’s Batmanning. Instead of Planking, the trend of Batmanning is all about hanging upside down by your feet (like a bat) on anything and everything that you can. Please don’t try this at home.

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Will the Planking Craze ever end?

Nina C. Marrero Reader Find

By Nina C. Marrero in New Trends on Friday 12 August 2011

I really don’t know how this fad started, but I first started hearing about it on Power 105.1, a New York radio station, where the radio host kept talking about planking in the studio with the other hosts. Now people are going wild about it. One of my cousins took a picture nine months pregnant […]

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