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This No Face Money box from Spirited Away is a must have

This money box based on the character No Face on the 20-01 movie Spirited Away is great.

 

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Spotter: Kadry

Posted: 24th, June 2017 | In: Film, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


‘Huge fan of Brooklyn Beckham’s terrible photographs and even worse captions’

Brooklyn’s Beckham’s new book is out. The SADOS (sons and Daughters of Stars) are always wonderfully talented. Brooklyn’s talent seems to be in parody and satire. Brooklyn Beckham has a genius for parody. His photographer’s crap photos skewer vapid celebrity …

Posted: 23rd, June 2017 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Anthony Gormley should get over himself: Crosby beach statues are there to be enjoyed

Britain is replete of big ornaments, keepsakes and statues. Anthony Gormley made a few more and stuck his life-sized iron men statues into the sand at Crosby beach on Merseyside. Now someone’s gone and decorated them in bright bikinis and …

Posted: 23rd, June 2017 | In: Celebrities, Google News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


An insightful and knowing review of the Transformers movie

 

Bilge Ebiri tells The Village Voice readers about the new Transformers movie:

“No matter, because this after all is a Transformers movie, so soon we’re faced with fiiigjhkwetwnwwwjsahafajhwfohofoehaoowofoeoicioeciaqidjFaerlaeaffjgjlje XGRSXSsfdsmfjjjsomuchrandomstuffsomuchegjwogpjwd bldklhjitslikeyouthoughttheearliermovieswereeconfusinghahahah mfjff7ga98fhfhfplwxczchowarekidssupposedtounderstandanyofthisVSSH gmnskglactuallyhowareadultssupposedtounderstandanyofthisjskjjlvr lmnkrjsljrjsaywhatyouwillbutonceuponatimejsogrjdvpvarivpaeimp grfggjsfsfpoemichaelbayc”

Spoter: Kottke

Posted: 22nd, June 2017 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Neil Young discusses his Pagan church in this animated lost interview from 2006

 

In 2006, Neil Young spoke with Cal Fussman about spirituality and his paganism.

“I think I found peace in paganism. Jesus didn’t go to church, okay, so I’m way back there. I go to the forest, I go to

Posted: 21st, June 2017 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kelly LeBrock’s Weird Science jacket is on sale

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Here’s your chance to own the jacket Kelly LeBrock wore as Lisa in Weird Science (1985). You’ll need at least $30,000.

Profiles in History trails the item:

Original black leather bolero-style women’s bomber jacket with short shawl lapel and

Posted: 21st, June 2017 | In: Film, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


North Korea wakes its citizens with this eerie alarm call

Cock your ear towards Pyongyang, and in the morning you can hear the city’s PA systems waking citizens up to another rosy-fingered dawn. The North Korean regime’s choice of alarm is, well, alarming:

 

 

Spotter: Richard Littler

Posted: 20th, June 2017 | In: Music, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brian Cant explains whatever happened to Brian Cant

 

Brian Cant has died. The face and voice of children’s TV in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s was from an era when men on pre-school telly looked like your dad. An actor by trade, Cant was working on programmes …

Posted: 19th, June 2017 | In: Celebrities, Google News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man sues date for texting during Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2

Brandon Vezmar is suing his date for $17.31, the price of the movie ticket he bought her. Vezmar claims the woman’s behaviour on their night out “is a threat to civilized society”.

Vezmar, 37, of Austin, Texas, is unhappy that …

Posted: 16th, June 2017 | In: Film, Money, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gender roles: Anything becomes all about the boy

Acting. Isn’t that about pretending to be someone you are not? One writer takes issue with indie movie Anything, staring Matt Bomer:

However, it is not Bomer’s incontestable conventional attractiveness that is setting off alarm bells. It is his off-screen

Posted: 15th, June 2017 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


‘I like being ugly’: Anita Pallenberg was rock’s greatest muse

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Anita Pallenberg (6 April 1942 – 13 June 2017) – was rock music’s greatest muse, writes Rob Baker:

Pallenberg first entered the Rolling Stones’ universe in the mid-Sixties when she sneaked into a concert in Munich and began a …

Posted: 14th, June 2017 | In: Celebrities, Google News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Will Katy Perry apologise for having culturally appropriated ‘gay hair’ and robot music?

 

Katy Perry has issued a public apology for having “culturally appropriated” a black hairstyle.

Whites are not allowed to use black hair styles and blacks should not use white hair styles, reasons Katy. Back in your boxes, people. Your …

Posted: 13th, June 2017 | In: Celebrities, Google News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Richard Hammond is not dead (he’s on Amazon Prime)

“I thought Richard Hammond had died.” says Jeremy Clarkson on the Daily Star’s cover. No, Clarkson, he’s just not on the telly as much, having moved from the BBC to Amazon Prime.

 

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For those of you not in …

Posted: 13th, June 2017 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Why Hunter S. Thompson typed out The Great Gatsby & A Farewell to Arms word for word

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Learning to write is hard. Leaning to write well is a grind. Hunter S. Thompson put in the hard yards, typing out whole pages of Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby and Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms. He did this …

Posted: 11th, June 2017 | In: Books, Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Roger Moore cancer scoop that wasn’t

Sir Roger Moore was a top bloke. The Express has a story on the actor most famous for playing James Bond with such aplomb:

 

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daily express roger moore

 

 

A scoop, then. Or not:

 

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Apart from that it …

Posted: 11th, June 2017 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Piers Morgan’s election breakdown: life moves pretty fast for Corbyn bashers and Trump cheerladers

How was election night for GMTV host and Big Media big beast Piers Morgan?

 

Piers Morgan election predictions fail 2017

 

 

Piers Morgan election predictions fail 2017

 

This is what Big Media had to day about Jeremy Corbyn:

Mrs May isn’t just kicking Corbyn when he’s down, she’s dug

Posted: 9th, June 2017 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Times journalist calls everyone who doesn’t vote Labour a ‘c**t’

Times journalist Caitlin Moran has reportedly tweeted: “Obviously there’s more nuanced take on this, but, broadly, voting Labour = not being a cunt.”

 

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In November 2016, the Sunday Times interviewed Conservative leader Theresa May – a non-Labour voter, …

Posted: 8th, June 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fox News apologizes for Kate Hopkins and Nigel Farage’s debate on Muslim internment camps

Former UKIP leader and Donald Trump pal Nigel Farage and to-deadline media shocker Katie Hopkins have managed to achieve a notable media milestone: they’ve shocked Fox & Friends hots into an apology. Hopkins might care to get her notoriety printed …

Posted: 5th, June 2017 | In: Celebrities, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


After London Bridge and Manchester: Douglas Adams was right about the internet

After London Bridge, the news is that there will be crackdown on the internet. Freedom of speech must be curtailed. Encryption must be done away with.

Author Douglas Adams go it. In 1999 he wrote:

 

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“I don’t think

Posted: 4th, June 2017 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News, Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The screaming abdabs: Anthony Burgess’s Dictionary of Slang

 

Manchester-born writer and academic Anthony Burgess began work on a dictionary of slang –  “the home-made language of the ruled, not the rulers, the acted upon, the used, the used up. It is demotic poetry emerging in flashes of …

Posted: 3rd, June 2017 | In: Books, Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Key question asked in underage sex case: Is Julie Wadsworth shaggable?

How do you report on the “BBC radio star accused of sex sessions with underage boys”? If you’re the Sun you slap the story on the front page and show Julie Wadsworth, for it is she, wearing short shorts and …

Posted: 2nd, June 2017 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Salma Hayek’s Pizza Hell

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“I’m a very good stepmum,” Hayek insists. “I always wanted more children, but I couldn’t have another after Valentina. You have to work very hard to please them all. If you are making pizza, there is one who doesn’t

Posted: 28th, May 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Celebrities | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Twin Peaks Archive: 10 hours of rare and unreleased tracks from the TV series and FWWM

The Twin Peaks Archive. 10 hours of rare and unreleased tracks from the TV series and FWWM.

 

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By Angelo Badalamenti and David Lynch. you can buy it here. And here.

David Lynch & Angelo Badalamenti – …

Posted: 27th, May 2017 | In: Music, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Katie Hopkins: sacked LBC DJ is Twitter’s Candyman

LBC and Katie Hopkins have agreed that Katie will leave LBC effective immediately.” writes @Lbc over on Twitter.  Thank fuck for that!  Source: Twitter/@LBC

 

LBC and Katie Hopkins have agreed that Katie will leave LBC effective immediately.” writes @Lbc over on Twitter.

Rejoice!

No. The sensible move was to ignore her. It’s the ratings game. If you don’t like her, don’t mention …

Posted: 26th, May 2017 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Walkers crisps endorses Jimmy Savile and Rolf Harris in epic markting fail

Being the social media manager for Walker’s crisps is a doddle. Just get Gary Lineker to hold up a card and invite crisp enthusiasts to tweet a photo of their head which can be added to the former England footballer’s …

Posted: 26th, May 2017 | In: Celebrities, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0