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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.

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


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.

 

Richard Hammond car crash

 

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 Arm s. 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

You have already

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

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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


Great story about Stockwell boy Roger Moore

This is a great story about Stockwell boy Roger Moore.

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Posted: 24th, May 2017 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sir Roger Moore mocks the Daily Mail

Sir Roger Moore was top bloke. He was a terrific James Bond, an incarnation most closely aligned to Ian Fleming’s literary creation.  When the Daily Maily mocked him,

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Posted: 24th, May 2017 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s album cover reworked with famous faces who died in 2016

Sgt. Pepper’s Album Cover Gets Reworked to Remember Icons Lost in 2016

 

Around 50 years ago The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club  Band album featured a brilliant   cover.  On it were the likes of Bob Dylan, Edgar Allan Poe, William S. Burroughs, Albert Einstein, Mae West, Marilyn Monroe, HG Wells,

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


Other parents: keeping up with the Corens

Victoria Coren shares her views on motherhood in the Guardian:

I’m not complaining about the time spent. That’s how I wanted to spend my time. Different people react to parenthood in different ways. Many of my closest friends, who

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


The Frida Khalo action figure is coming to a store near you

 

Today Is Art Day’s  Kickstarter i s raising money to make a Frida Kahlo figure. At 5 inches tall, fashioned from quality plastic, Frida Kahlo action doll features a monkey on her

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Posted: 12th, May 2017 | In: Celebrities, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Russian aerobics to electronic music (1985) is brilliant

The backing tracks to this slice of Russian 1980s culture was published by  Melodiya . It’s brilliant and as horribly catchy as the

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Posted: 11th, May 2017 | In: Fashion, Music, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0