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Snoop Dogg Wants Hip Hop X Factor

WHILE The X Factor appears to be set to take over the world, everyone else looks on wondering if they should cut their ears off with shears or, indeed, invent their own version which speaks to them instead of putting …

Posted: 18th, May 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Rebecca Black Pregnancy Photo: Pregnant Or Not?

THERE now follows some Rebecca Black pregnancy news. The singer of Friday is not pregnant.

Rebecca confirms on her twitter page that she is in fact NOT pregnant.

She is also not dead, not married to Osama Bin Laden, not …

Posted: 15th, May 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


George Michael Is A Role Model For Singing Unshaven Gay Pot Heads

GEORGE Michael is seen pictured at The Royal Opera House in Covent Garden where he announced his latest tour Symphonica.…

Posted: 11th, May 2011 | In: Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


There’s Nothing Cynical About JLS Wanting To Collaborate With Gwyneth Paltrow

BACKFLIPPING saccharine irritants and tepid pop dispensers, JLS, want to collaborate with Gwyneth Paltrow. Why? It might have something to do with the fact that she’s very famous, recently decided to become a singer, appeared warbling on an award ceremony …

Posted: 11th, May 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Beatles’ Strawberry Fields Gates For Sale?

THE gates at Liverpool’s Strawberry Fields have gone. The gates of the park immortalised in The Beatles hit have been removed. No, readers, it’s not theft. Chances are, though, that the 100-year-old gates will be sold legitimately to make some …

Posted: 11th, May 2011 | In: Music | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Whitney Houston Totters Off To Rehab While Prince Scowls At Her

GLASSY-EYED pop diva, Whitney Houston, is not  having a good time of it at the moment. Or rather, perhaps she’s having too much of a good time and it has started to rot her brains and liver.

You see, the …

Posted: 10th, May 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Rap Music’s Rebecca Black Sings ‘She’s Mad’

ANORAK’S World’s Got Talent presents the rapping Rebecca Black that is ‘She’s Mad‘ – but if likes this song, who are we to judge…

Spotters: Robert Popper@mikederob

Posted: 10th, May 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Dusty Springfield Memorial: Featuring The Robin Gibb Celebrity Funeral Service

TO the unveiling of the blue plaque in Aubrey Walk, Kensington, that honours singer Dusty Springfield. And who but Bee Gee Robin Gibb was there to do the honours?

Last week we saw Gibb at the unveiling of the statue

Posted: 9th, May 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Blake Sheldon Totally Doesn’t Hate The Gays

COUNTRY superstar, Blake Sheldon, has been accused of being a stinkin’ homophobe. Of course, what with him being a country and western singer, roughly 99.7% won’t be at all surprised at the notion of a God fearing dust bowl balladeer …

Posted: 6th, May 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hugh Laurie’s Album In The Blues Style, For America

HUGH Laurie has performed at the Union Chapel in north London. He’s recorded an album in the New Orleans blues style. It’s called Let Them Talk

Posted: 5th, May 2011 | In: Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lady GaGa Bans Ice Cubes And Eats Like A Dullard

SOMETIMES it feels like Lady GaGa single handedly revived pop. With that, it is fair to say she’s the current queen of pop culture, which gives her the chance to turn into a self-aware kook. God knows we need some …

Posted: 4th, May 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Public Enemy’s Flava Flav Arrested By “Rookie Ass Cop”

IT isn’t unusual to hear news of a rapper getting arrested. In fact, its such a frequent occurrence that some think there’s something of a police conspiracy against wealthy black men (exemplified by Mos Def, here).

However, in some …

Posted: 3rd, May 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Eurovision 2011: Blue Are Now A Cartoon

BLUE, the UK entry into the Eurovision Song contest, have been turned into a two cartoon.

Yep, yeah the early middle-aged boybanders have been transformed into a 2D outfit. What are the odds?

As MEN put sit soberly:

Joining an

Posted: 3rd, May 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mariah Carey Wants Everyone To Guess Her Twins Names

MARIAH Carey is, of course, more mental than a tree filled with talking toasters. She became pregnant with twins, which left the universe considering implosion briefly. Could the human race stand Mariah gloating about her working ovaries? Could we collectively …

Posted: 3rd, May 2011 | In: Music | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Def Leppard Tribute Act Wants One-Armed Flame Retardant Drummer

SITUATIONS Vacant: Pyromania, the “hottest” Def Leppard tribute band in Dallsa are looking for a one-armed drummer:

Must have flame retardant kit & stick.”…

Posted: 1st, May 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Steven Tyler Took American Idol Job To Irritate Aerosmith Bandmates

RUBBER duck faced, No Frills Mick Jagger – Steven Tyler – has been talking about his decision to take the American Idol gig. It seemed a strange decision to stick a supposed wild man of RAWK on the judging panel …

Posted: 27th, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


RIP Poly Styrene: ‘Oh Bondage, Up Yours!’

RIP Poly Styrene, aka Marianne Elliot Said. Cue the nostalgia. But Poly was not always accepted. She was once the anti-fashion rebel. She was the screeching voice of X Ray Spex, a band that if you blinked you missed. But …

Posted: 27th, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lady GaGa Didn’t Mean ‘Retard’ Like That, She Meant It The Other Way

UH-OH! Lady Gaga is in trouble again! Why? Has she been wearing meat again, making vegetarians puke? Nope. Has she been living inside a hot water bottle made from tinfoil while wearing a hat made from scrota?

Sadly not. She’s …

Posted: 21st, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Morrissey Talks About David Cameron, Like You Care

MORRISSEY, rock’s longest face, has refuted claims that he banned suet faced Prime Minister David Cameron from his dressing room at a concert.

The fact is, Mozza probably didn’t have to ban Cameron from his shows because the coalition leader …

Posted: 21st, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lady Gaga Is Not Madonna’s Camel: She Also Looks Like Kylie, Britney And Christina

LADY Gaga is pilloried for being Madonna’s cameal – a popstar formed by committee. But the criticism is unfair: Lady Gaga has also adopted the looks of Kylie Minogue, Gwen Stefani, Christina Aguilera, Grace Jones and Britney Spears. It is …

Posted: 20th, April 2011 | In: Music | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Susan Boyle Waxes: Photos Of The Hair Angel’s Public Smoothing

SUSAN Boyle is no longer a Hairy Angel, having been immortalised in wax at the opening of Madame Tussauds, Blackpool.

Boyle is now the Depilated Angel, guaranteed not to chaffe your tongue, tickle your top lip nor ladder your tights.…

Posted: 19th, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


‘Who Killed Smiley Culture?’

THE death of Smiley Culture, aka David Emmanuel, continues to make waves. Today demonstrators were outside New Scotland Yard, marching in protest of the death of the man during a raid on his home in Surrey last month. The …

Posted: 16th, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Blue Invent Turd Pop With Inevitable Eurovision Failure!

BLUE are impressively awful. They make music for people who clearly don’t own a rudimentary ear or functioning brain cell. And making up the numbers in the band are Lee ‘Doesn’t Care About The Victims Of 911’ Ryan, Duncan ‘Looks …

Posted: 14th, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Israeli Prime Minister Hates Justin Bieber Or Something

JUSTIN Bieber has slowly been revealing himself as a little superbrat. An impressive feat seeing as he’s only a matter of minutes old, still dripping in amniotic juices and placental gunk.

Rumour has it that, despite not having grown a …

Posted: 13th, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mariah Carey Is Stupid Because She Thinks Her Unborn Twins Have Different Personalities

IT must be slowly dawning on Mariah Carey that she’s not the only person on Earth who has ever had a baby. As each new stretch mark appears on her drum-taut stomach and each haemorrhoid pings like popcorn from her …

Posted: 12th, April 2011 | In: Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0