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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.

6 Weird And Fabulous Items Of Band Merchandise

TODAY, the world’s press heard about Britney Spears launching a new lingerie line, which just so happens to be called The Intimate Collection.

She announced this by posting a picture of her herself wearing the new range on Instagram. And READ ON

Posted: 24th, July 2014 | In: Key Posts, Music, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch 1896 Footage Of Life In Palestine

IN 1896, French brothers Auguste and Louis Lumière‘s cameramen filmed life in Palestine, then part of the Ottoman Empire. All 500,000 inhabitants were subjects of the Sultan of Constantinople.

 Lobster Films found the reels. Serge Bromberg, the company’s co-founder, … READ ON

Posted: 24th, July 2014 | In: Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Nu Psych: The new age of psychedelic music

BELIEVE it or not, there’s a new age of psychedelic music upon us. Not so much the re-dawning of the age of Aquarius, but rather, a bunch of snotty brats all making experimental pop-music without the need to badger you … READ ON

Posted: 24th, July 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


FrancaisOK: The brilliant and popular music of France

WHAT is France famous for?

Well, the French are well known for amazing food and booze, not to mention being some of the finest smokers on the planet. They’re great at art house cinema, having sexy accents and as the … READ ON

Posted: 22nd, July 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cheryl Cole’s Baby Vanishes

COMPARE and contrast the news of Cheryl Cole’s womb in the Daily Star:

July 15:

 

 

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The Star’s Meg Jorsh wrote:

All bets off on newlywed pop beauty’s nappy news

READ ON

Posted: 20th, July 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Woody Allen Was Right! Steak Is Healthy!

 

WAY back in 1973 Woody Allen did a movie called Sleeper, from which comes this little scene above. The idea was that he went to sleep for 200 years and thus has to learn how to deal with … READ ON

Posted: 19th, July 2014 | In: Film, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Listen To David Bowie’s Isolated Vocals for Ziggy Stardust

 

WHO wants to hear David Bowie’s isolated vocals for Ziggy Stardust?  We do. And you should, too. 

 

 

Spotter: Brain PickingsREAD ON

Posted: 17th, July 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Beatles Tour De Force: Ron Howard Pipes Them Live and Direct To The Masses

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MOSTLY, The Beatles are not a live band.

Sure, they cut their teeth around Britain and Germany for years, before blowing everyone’s brains out in Australia, Japan and America, but when people think of the Fabs, it is … READ ON

Posted: 16th, July 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The BBC Defends Black Music Critcism… And Quite Right Too

RECENTLY, the BBC rated the most influential artists in Radio 1Xtra’s Power List. The “UK’s leading black music station” (their words) gave the top honour to Ed Sheeran, who you might recognise as being absolutely not-black and not really making … READ ON

Posted: 15th, July 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kidrock: The Best, Worst And Most Confusing Youthful Hits And Misses

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WHEN you think of children being in bands, you immediately think of the Jackson 5 or Hanson. They’re slick, pro-outfits that have been tutored and taught within an inch of their lives.

That’s not to say they’re bad … READ ON

Posted: 15th, July 2014 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Your favourite rock star is probably about to die

WE’RE getting to a special time in rock ‘n’ roll where the pantheon of Peter Pans is looking more mortal than ever. The music of the babyboomers is finally creaking with age.

Lennon, Joplin, Redding and Gaye all had the … READ ON

Posted: 14th, July 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Real Problem With Musician’s Tax Avoidance

 

 

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THERE’S quite the kerfuffle in musicville, after it turned out that a number of wealthy musicians were ferreting their money away in tax avoidance schemes.

Lazy people are vomiting into their hands about how awful it all … READ ON

Posted: 12th, July 2014 | In: Celebrities, Music | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Ultimate Tour De France Playlist

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WITH the Tour De France in full swing, nearly killing riders with wet cobbles and craft ale enthusiasts thrilling at the warring riders like teenage Hollyoaks fans, it got us thinking about cycling music.

Of course, the great music … READ ON

Posted: 12th, July 2014 | In: Music, Sports | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jimmy Savile Was ‘A Trans-Dimensional Sorcerer Who Harvested Occult Energies’

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JIMMY Savile, the dead knight of the realm and the papal church accused of being the world’s worst ever sex attacker, the man who knew Charles and Diana’s greatest secret, who invited us to sing-along to the jingle-jangle READ ON

Posted: 11th, July 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Steven Spielberg Attacked For Hunting Big Game And Smirking

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KILL an animal on the web and you get hunted down by the police. Kill an endangered species and pose with the carcass and you get something worse: you get shamed on Facebook.

READ ON

Posted: 11th, July 2014 | In: Celebrities, Reviews | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Insane Clown Posse’s FBI lawsuit is laughed out of town

THE Insane Clown Posse are an odd bunch. For starters, they think magnets are powered by witchcraft or something. And their fans? Well, their fans are VERY devoted (seriously – they make fans of The Smiths look like rational, reasonable … READ ON

Posted: 10th, July 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


See Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix in All Is By My Side Trailer

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ROCK biopics are always fun, even if they’re not always good. There’s been mixed movies, from The Runaways to The Doors, from Ray to What We Do Is Secret. Even the crappy ones are still worth a … READ ON

Posted: 8th, July 2014 | In: Film, Music | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


REVEALED: The Music Behind The Worst Album Art In The World

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LESS than ten years ago, bad album covers suddenly became a “thing”. Sure, there had always been people like me: longtime vinyl enthusiasts who cherished these unholy creations; but, it took the Internet to really generate a widespread appreciation … READ ON

Posted: 7th, July 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jake Bugg Hates Music Festivals – Doesn’t Mind Sexism

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EVEN though you may have guessed it from his permanently surly face (he’s too cool to smile), Jake Bugg has said he hates music festivals.

And who can blame him? It is filled with people who like watching white … READ ON

Posted: 5th, July 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch Robbie Williams Break A Fan’s Arm In Newcastle

IT is always nice to watch someone successful make a fool of themselves. It isn’t their fault we’re all pathetically jealous, but they’ve got such nice and unusual lives, it is pleasing to find out their stuttering bozos like the … READ ON

Posted: 5th, July 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Katie Price Tells Rolf Harris To Reach For The Sky

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THIS week Katie Price was on the radio. She told us:

“I have to confess if there is anything perfect about me, it’s my feet.”

When you look down Katie, those aren’t your feet. Altghough if they are, is … READ ON

Posted: 5th, July 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


‘Sexless’ Rolph Harris Smiles And Shows No Remorse As He Is Jailed

A GRINNING Rolf Harris arrived at Southwark Crown Court, London, by car with a large man in bad suit, three other large men in bad clothes, his daughter Bindi and his neice Jenny.

 

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 … READ ON

Posted: 4th, July 2014 | In: Celebrities, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Feast And Famine: Marilyn Monroe Was Not Some Porky Lardbucket, She Was Tiny

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HALF the time we’re told that the entire country is becoming obese, waddling around with dripping rolls of fat hanging from our frames, the other half the time we’re being screamed at for our unhealthy obsession with being thin. … READ ON

Posted: 4th, July 2014 | In: Celebrities, Money | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


One Dimensional Lindsay Lohan to Sue GTA For Turning Her Into A 2D Cartoon Character

YOU might think GTA V is the greatest thing since sliced ham, but the game’s Lacey Jonas character has got Lindsay Lohan in a spin alright.

Lacey is a blond celebrity who lives at the Chateau Marment on West Hollywood … READ ON

Posted: 4th, July 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0