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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.

The Beatles Go Back To Mono: Or Are They Just Trolling?

 

YOU may not know it, but The Beatles split-up in 1969. Since then, they’ve released more albums than when they were actually together.

Of course, most Beatle-nuts can’t help it and will fall salivating onto just about any Beatle …

Posted: 18th, June 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


And Now For The Omni-Weather: Jeremy Paxman’s 8 Best Newsnight Moments

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JEREMY Paxman has taken his quizzical expression and sardony to pastures news. The BBC’s Newsnight will find a new bullshit wrangler.

That this show survived the Jimmy Savile cover-up is interesting. That Liz MacKean was not a shoo-in to …

Posted: 18th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities, News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


For Sale: PERSONALISED ASTON JLS BIRTHDAY BADGES / FRIDGE MAGNETS / HANDBAG MIRRORS

JLS have gocen to the EU’s Boyband silo. But you can keep the magick alive with your…

…PERSONALISED ASTON JLS BIRTHDAY BADGE /FRIDGE MAGNET/MIRRORS

 

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Posted: 17th, June 2014 | In: Music, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The 20 Greatest Codas In Popular Music: The Song Goes From Average To Anthem

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SONGS are composed of various different structures: the chorus, verse, bridge, etc. If they’re put together right, it sounds like one cohesive unit. Today, we’re looking at one section in particular – that last piece, the coda. It’s …

Posted: 17th, June 2014 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Stephen Fry Can Sing? BBC Plan Own Toe-Curlingly Bad Version Of Brit Awards

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THE BBC has long eyed up ITV’s pop-cultural weight with envy. ITV has The X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent. The BBC have got the rather stuffy Later… with Jools Holland and the even stuffier Strictly Come Dancing.

One …

Posted: 16th, June 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


RIP Casey Kasem – The Voice Of Scoobie-Doo’s Pal Shaggy Dies

RIP Casey Kasem. You were the great radio DJ who counted down the Top 40.

 

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Posted: 15th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Angelia Jolie Picks Up Yet Another UN Award To Make The Inept Organisation Look Good

FACE if the week  was US actress Angelina Jolie, Special Envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, hugging Neema Namadamu of the Democratic Republic of Congo at the ‘End Sexual Violence in Conflict’ summit in London.

 

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Posted: 15th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pear Shaped: Everything You Needed To Know About Alan Yentob And BBC Arts In One Epic Vine

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PRESENTING BBC man Alan Yentob being amazed by Ray Davies’ listed pear tree.

 

 

Spotter: Andy Dawson @profanityswan

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Posted: 12th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


London Tribute: To Rik Mayall Who ‘Punched His Friend In The Balls On A Bench Near This Spot’

LEST we forget:

A temporary English Heritage style blue plaque in Hammersmith, west London, dedicated to the comic actor Rik Mayall who died yesterday, the QR code on the plaque links to a Youtube clip showing the opening scene of

Posted: 12th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


‘Dying’ Morrissey, The Sickliest Musician In The World, Cancels Tour

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\IF you work in the music industry, or know someone who works in the biz, you’ll inevitably have hundreds of anecdotes about Morrissey’s behaviour, all them which will result in some kind of libel from the longest face …

Posted: 12th, June 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Daily Mail Reduces JK Rowling’s ‘Air Bags’ To A 1950s Ideal

THE Daily Mail is read by women who enjoy disliking other women.

In today’s newspaper, readers are treated to a banner declaring “How women’s bodies have ballooned since the 1950s”.

Ballooned is not a word associated with praise, is it? …

Posted: 12th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man Locked Inside Vegas Airport Driven Mad By Celine Dion

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RICHARD Dunn responded to being locked inside a Las Vegas’ McCarran Airport by filming his version of Celine Dion’s 1996 hit All By Myself – a song best played and sung well away from any other sane human being.…

Posted: 11th, June 2014 | In: Music, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


JK Rowling Doesn’t Want Scottish Independence

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THE political hot-tatty that is Scottish Independence has seen most people thinking ‘it doesn’t really matter whether Scotland would be better off independent, they’ll probably vote ‘Yes’ just to get away from the Tories and UKIP’.

Comedian Limmy is …

Posted: 11th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Get Rik Mayall & The Young Ones to Number One!

IT is remarkable that Rik Mayall, who sadly passed away yesterday, was so loved, considering the small matter of his solely playing really horrible people. Somehow, he retained a certain warmth while being slimy, obnoxious and pervy.

Such is the …

Posted: 10th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Soccerball Lover J-Lo Sings World Cup Song And Follows The Action On An App.

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THE World Cup is days away and fully grown adults are trying not to vomit with excitement about it all. Women and men everywhere are only half listening to conversations and forgetting to chew their food before swallowing, thanks …

Posted: 10th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities, Music, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Axl Rose Threatens Everyone With New Guns N’ Roses LP

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THERE was a time when Guns N’ Roses were the perfect, pompous ragtag gaggle of panto rock villains, waddling around giganto-stages and blasting out ‘Welcome To The Jungle’ while smoking fags and drinking booze from the bottle.

Then, like …

Posted: 10th, June 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Rik Mayall RIP: A Brilliant Comedian Has Died

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ONE of the most brilliant comedians of his generation, Rik Mayall has died.

Mayall, of course, was in his element when playing utterly obnoxious characters. The most famous of his irritating personas was the poetry-writing, Cliff Richard-loving anarchist Rick …

Posted: 9th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gwyneth Paltrow Shouts At Rice And Urinates On Hilary Clinton’s Happy Teddy: The Greatest Celebrity News Story Of All Time

THIS might be the greatest celebrity news story of all time:

 

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It is not a work of parody, unless Paltrow is, for she wrote on her blog:

“I am fascinated by the growing science behind the energy of

Posted: 9th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


You Don’t Dare Kill It: The 5 Best Alien (1979) Knock-Offs of the 1980s  

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RIDLEY Scott’s Alien (1979) dramatically altered the template for horror films set in outer space. For example, the blockbuster film was among the first (after Dark Star [1975] to suggest that travel in the final frontier would be the …

Posted: 7th, June 2014 | In: Film, Flashback, Key Posts | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cheryl Cole Had Ashley Cole Vaccinations In Her Bum

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IN this week’s  OK! magazine, we gain invaluable insight into the life of Cheryl Cole:

“The X Factor judge has admitted she had a vitamin injection in her bum — to help her cope with the revelation that ex-husband

Posted: 6th, June 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0