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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.

Here’s how you make Siri sing Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Sing “I see a little silhouetto of a man” into your iPhone and Siri will sing Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody:

 

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Posted: 3rd, August 2017 | In: Music, Technology | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jade Goody returns for one more Big Brother

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Good news for TV types looking to create telly on a low-budget: when you hire to-deadline psychic Derek Acorah, you also get Jade Goody and David Gest. It’s a three-for-one deal. Sure, two of the trio are dead, … READ ON

Posted: 3rd, August 2017 | In: Celebrities, News, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Monty Python’s Ministry of Silly Walks clocks and watches

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You can buy clocks and watches themed on Monty Python s’s Ministry of Silly Walks. John Cleese’s legs and brolly form the hands.

 

 

In Kim “Howard” Johnson’s  The First 20 Years of Monty Python ,  we … READ ON

Posted: 1st, August 2017 | In: Celebrities, The Consumer, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Angelia Jolie’s celebrity colonialism comes a cropper

Angelina Jolie has been casting for her film set in Cambodia. The film, First They Killed My Father, features children living under Pol Pot’s murderous regime. According to Evgenia Peretz writing for Vanity Fair, the auditions involved a … READ ON

Posted: 30th, July 2017 | In: Celebrities, Film, Key Posts, News | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


O. J. Simpson finds God and his way out of prison

O.J. Simpson, 70, has been was granted parole. Having served nine years prison for armed robbery, the former all-American hero could be out in October. The man (in)famously cleared of stabbing Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman to … READ ON

Posted: 21st, July 2017 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Star Wars but all of the light saber sounds are Owen Wilson saying “wow”

Star Wars, but all of the light saber sounds are Owen Wilson saying “wow”:

WOW!

 
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Posted: 21st, July 2017 | In: Celebrities, Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


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 … READ ON

Posted: 19th, July 2017 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 18th, July 2017 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Osama bin Laden: the ukelele song

Anything can be better on the ukelele.… READ ON

Posted: 17th, July 2017 | In: Music | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 17th, July 2017 | In: Celebrities, Music | Comment | Comments 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 | Comments 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
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Posted: 10th, July 2017 | In: Celebrities, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Comments 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 Schwarzenegger in Arnold Schwarzenegger movies.

 

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Posted: 10th, July 2017 | In: Celebrities, Film | Comment | Comments 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.

 

 

Spotter: Adam Schleichkorn on Facebook and Twitter.  Nerdcore

Posted: 6th, July 2017 | In: Music | Comment | Comments 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

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Posted: 6th, July 2017 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Comments 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.”

 

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Posted: 3rd, July 2017 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 1st, July 2017 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, Music | Comment | Comments 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 show. And steals it:

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Posted: 30th, June 2017 | In: Music, Strange But True | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 27th, June 2017 | In: Celebrities, Music, News | Comment | Comments 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

 

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Posted: 26th, June 2017 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Comments 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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Spotter: KadryREAD ON

Posted: 24th, June 2017 | In: Film, The Consumer | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 23rd, June 2017 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 23rd, June 2017 | In: Celebrities, News | Comment | Comments 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 | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0