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Celebrity news & gossip from the world’s showbiz and glamour magazines (OK!, Hello, National Enquirer and more). We read them so you don’t have to, picking the best bits from the showbiz world’s maw and spitting it back at them. Expect lots of sarcasm.

Radiohead and Slash sticks it to BDS bigots: Jewish Devils get the best tunes

When Thom Yorke’s gave BDS the finger , we cheered. You should cheer too. The monocular Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) mob demanded Radiohead cancel their show in Tel Aviv, Israel a country vast in the Bible and Leftish

Posted: 19th, July 2017 | In: Celebrities, Google News, Key Posts | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jodie Whittaker: the naked Dr Who photos too racy for tea-time telly

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That the latest incarnation of  Dr Who is a woman and not a child or a fridge freezer has not escaped the  Sun and the Daily Mail . The papers reviewed Jodie Whittaker’s pre-postgrad career in time travel and

Posted: 18th, July 2017 | In: Celebrities, Google News, Key Posts, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Osama bin Laden: the ukelele song

Anything can be better on the

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Posted: 17th, July 2017 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


George Harrison: why everyone should play a ukelele

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“You can pick up a ukulele and anybody can learn to play a couple of tunes in a day or even a few hours.,” said  Joe Brown,   mainstay of the UK’s skiffle sound in 1962 the man NME readers

Posted: 17th, July 2017 | In: Celebrities, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


‘Drummer Needed’ flyer is very specific

This flyer for a drummer is very specific:

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Posted: 11th, July 2017 | In: Music, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Manchester United sign Stormzy and Lukaku plays Dublin’s Longitude festival

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Manchester United didn’t sign Romelu Lukaku from Everton. As Ireland’s  Evening Herald newspaper reports, those fools at Old Trafford signed Stormzy in error.

Says the paper’s  editor Herald Alan Steenson of its scoop:

Hands up, we got it badly

Posted: 10th, July 2017 | In: Celebrities, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Arnold Schwarzenegger being played by dummies in Arnold Schwarzenegger movies

Duncan Skiles has made this neat video of dummies and other actors pretending to be Arnold

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Posted: 10th, July 2017 | In: Celebrities, Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sesame Street do the Beastie Boys’ Sabotage

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The Sesame Street puppets do the Beastie Boys’ Sabotage . It’s stupid-fun.

 

 

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Posted: 6th, July 2017 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


RIP Grotbags

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Grotbags, alter ego of Carol Lee Scott, has died at the age of 74. She first caught the eyes with an appearance on Rod Hull’s Emu’s World .

Her character Grotbags was a dastardly pantomime witch, with a bright

Posted: 6th, July 2017 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Barry Norman’s letter to two drunks who asked him to be their ‘honorary uncle’

“Drunk one Saturday night my friend I wrote to WONDERFUL Barry Norman asking him to become our honorary uncle,” tweets . I treasure his letter.”

 

Posted: 3rd, July 2017 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hunter S. Thompson’s Top 10 albums of the 1960s

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Hunter S. Thompson was into music. “I resent your assumption that Music is Not My Bag,” he told  Rolling Stone  editor John Lombardo in 1970, “because I’ve been arguing for the past few years that music is the New

Posted: 1st, July 2017 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dog steals the show at outdoor orchestra performance in Turkey

To Ephesus, Turkey, where the orchestra is playing among the ancient Greek ruins when a dog gatecrashes the

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Posted: 30th, June 2017 | In: Music, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Glastonbury: Liam Gallagher ad libs about the smoke machine mid-song

You know how it is. The artist comes on stage. He wants to sing his new stuff but the crowd are there to hear the old faves. But at Glastonbury 2017, Oasis singer Liam Gallagher combined the two to leave

Posted: 27th, June 2017 | In: Celebrities, Google News, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


‘Mark Zuckerberg meeting truckers in Iowa looks like a movie about an alien who slowly learns to feel’

Mark Zuckerberg meeting truckers in Iowa looks like a movie about an alien who slowly learns to feel

 

You have

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


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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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:

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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.

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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

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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

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