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Madonna in trouble with the far-right

MADONNA, the Queen of Pop turned spiritual world healer, is known for her constant reinvention as well as for getting into cat fights. Well, she is now in trouble with … (read more)

Posted: 5th, June 2012 | In: Celebrities, Reviews | Comments (2)


The US Samantha Brick?

 

LOOKS like the US has got its very own Samantha Brick.

Lauren Odes, 29, is suing the New York City lingerie company where she used to work. The buxom peroxide blonde … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, May 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment


The Flaming Lips vs Jay Z

THE Flaming Lips are taking on Jay Z in a bid to beat the rapper’s world record for “most live concerts in 24 hours in multiple cities”.

Jay Z achieved the … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, May 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment


RIP hard-working Queen of Disco

SINGER Donna Summer died Thursday morning after battling cancer. The 63-year-old singer known as the “Queen of Disco” shot to fame in the 1970s and was working hard until the end. She … (read more)

Posted: 17th, May 2012 | In: Music, Reviews | Comment


A warning to all Facebook thieves from Colombia

NOTE to thieves: if you really must check your Facebook account on your victim’s computer it would be in your interest to log out before you take their money and … (read more)

Posted: 17th, May 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment


If ‘tan mum’ wants a burnt-to-the-crisp complexion, that’s her choice

WITH her burnt-to-a-crisp complexion, New Jersey’s ‘tanorexic’ mum Patricia Krentcil looks like a poster girl for anti-tanning campaigns. In fact, no sooner had she received notoriety for her exceptionally brown … (read more)

Posted: 11th, May 2012 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment (1)


Airbrushed images of super-skinny models don’t make you sick

IT is tragic when young people get so concerned about their appearance that they deprive themselves of food and fall ill. That’s what happened to Rachel Johnson, a former anorexia … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, May 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment


Today, New York City grows taller

1 WORLD TRADE CENTER – aka 1 WTC, aka “Freedom Tower” – is set to surpass the height of the Empire State Building today, making it the tallest building in … (read more)

Posted: 30th, April 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment


What was up with that “racist cake”?

 IS Sweden’s international image as a country dedicated to tolerance and egalitarianism a mirage? Is the Scandinavian nation, in reality, a deeply bigoted place where dark-skinned people are routinely discriminated … (read more)

Posted: 26th, April 2012 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (3)


Google honours Swedish zipper man

DID you know a Swede came up with the idea of keeping trousers closed with the help of a pliable fastening device that uses interlocking metal teeth? Yes, the modern … (read more)

Posted: 24th, April 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment


Bono went to Israel but he didn’t write a poem

U2 FRONTMAN Bono went on a surprise visit to Israel earlier this month. It was apparently a private family trip and he wanted to stay under the radar. But it’s … (read more)

Posted: 19th, April 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)


“Thanks for all the LOLz”: Creators of the “Texts from Hillary” internet sensation bow out

“THANKS for all the LOLz. We truly appreciate all the support.”

The founders of the “Texts from Hillary” Tumblr, Stacy Lambe and Adam Smith, have decided to bow out at their … (read more)

Posted: 13th, April 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment


Dispatches from a Fox News mole confirms everyone’s prejudices

EVER wondered what it’s like to work at Fox News? Then this new column over at Gawker will fill you in.

“The Fox Mole”, an anonymous long-time employee of Fox News … (read more)

Posted: 10th, April 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment


As Santorum drops out, a trip down meme-ory lane

RICK SANTORUM has announced his withdrawal from the Republican presidential race and in his concession speech on Tuesday afternoon he name-checked some of the many social-media phenomena and online pranks … (read more)

Posted: 10th, April 2012 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment


How to host a “sinking party” to experience the Titanic, minus the shipwreck

EVER wondered what it was like travelling on the Titanic? Then you’re in luck because this year’s centenary of the ship’s sinking has brought plenty of opportunities to experience life … (read more)

Posted: 9th, April 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)


Reports tie the Invisible Children charity to gay-hostile groups

NEW REPORTS have tied Invisible Children, the charity behind internet smash hit “Kony 2012”, to right-wing groups hostile to gay rights.

Bruce Wilson, of the Talk to Action website, writes:
“Invisible Children, … (read more)

Posted: 5th, April 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment


Donald Trump boasts about his private parts to transgender Jenna Talackova

DONALD TRUMP, the real-estate mogul, US Apprentice boss and owner of the Miss Universe Organisation, bragged about is genitalia when addressing the controversy surrounding Jenna Talackova (photos), a transgender beauty … (read more)

Posted: 4th, April 2012 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment


It’s National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day!

MONDAY 2 April is the official National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day in America. The holiday is not to be confused with National Peanut Butter day, which falls on 24 … (read more)

Posted: 1st, April 2012 | In: The Consumer | Comment


Old-school toy makes a comeback thanks to political aide’s gaffe

ETCH A SKETCH, the mechanical drawing toy, is making a comeback thanks to a political gaffe by an aide to presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, who compared the toy to his … (read more)

Posted: 31st, March 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment


Shampoo ad featuring Hitler promises to turn Turks into macho men

BIOMEN, a Turkish shampoo brand, has come under fire for a television commercial featuring Adolf Hitler declaring that “real men use Biomen”.

The 12-second ad features black-and-white footage of Hitler delivering … (read more)

Posted: 26th, March 2012 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment


“Mad Men” mania hits the States

“MAD MEN” mania is setting in in the States as the fifth season of the hit series kicks off this Sunday. As befits a television drama depicting the dawning of … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, March 2012 | In: TV & Radio | Comment


UPDATE: “Kony 2012” director detained for masturbating in public

A NEW, close-up video of Jason Russell’s nude meltdown in San Diego has been posted on TMZ. It shows the Kony 2012 campaigner pounding the ground, swearing and shouting about … (read more)

Posted: 18th, March 2012 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (2)


Live-tweeting from the Park Slope Coop meeting – a gathering for tortured PC souls

WITH its leafy streets lined with charming brownstones, Park Slope is one of New York’s most desirable neighbourhoods. The area’s name comes from its location on the western slope of … (read more)

Posted: 7th, March 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment


Live-tweeting from the Park Slope Coop meeting – a gathering for tortured PC souls

WITH its leafy streets lined with charming brownstones, Park Slope is one of New York’s most desirable neighbourhoods. The name comes from the neighbourhood’s location on the western slope of … (read more)

Posted: 7th, March 2012 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment


A “two-fingered salute” to the Leveson Inquiry

AS THE Leveson Inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the press trundles on, online magazine spiked launches an “intellectual two-fingered salute to the creeping conformism and censoriousness being unleashed … (read more)

Posted: 29th, February 2012 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (11)