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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.

Eegah! 10 Amazingly Bad Movie Titles

WHAT’S the worst movie title of all time? Freddy Got Fingered (2001) and Stop! Or my Mom will Shoot (1992) are often cited as contenders. One that nearly earned a victory for worst is Denzel Washington’s The Great Debaters (2007) … READ ON

Posted: 8th, April 2014 | In: Film, Flashback, Key Posts | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Peaches Geldof: An Untimely Death Was Her Tabloid Destiny

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WHEN police announced that Peaches Geldof had died the newspapers rushed to shout “first”. Her death at 25 is a shocks. To her husband and two young children it is a tragedy. To the media it’s a result.

The … READ ON

Posted: 8th, April 2014 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Modern Job Ad Of The Year: Beyonce Pays Her Interns In Selfies

WANT to wok for Beyonce Knowles, the minter pop goddess? Well, here’s is your big chance to live the dream – to get paid in selfies:

 

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Spotter: @carrozoDaniel Storey @danielstorey85

 … READ ON

Posted: 7th, April 2014 | In: Celebrities, Money | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Peaches Geldof: Death Inspires Metro To Produce The Most Horrendous Front Page Of All Time

PEACHES Geldof has died. The vivacious, fun, entertaining and smart daughter of the late Paul Yates and Bob Geldof has died aged 25. She leaves behind a husband and two young sons.

So. How does the Metro newspaper report on … READ ON

Posted: 7th, April 2014 | In: Celebrities, Reviews | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Goonies Are To Return… Which No-One Really Wants

 

NOSTALGIA is a wonderful thing, provided you keep it where it is. 30somethings who have gone back to watch old cartoons they loved as kids are often found sobbing, depressed lumps sat in waterless baths, feeling cheated and hurt, … READ ON

Posted: 7th, April 2014 | In: Celebrities, Film | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Peaches Geldof Has Died. Now That Is Tragic

PEACHES Geldof has died aged 25. Peaches Geldof, the daughter of Bob Geldof and Paula Yates, has died at the age of 25.

That is tragic.

She was vivacious, funny and a good journalist.

 

 

Speaking to Elle Magazine … READ ON

Posted: 7th, April 2014 | In: Celebrities, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


1978: Spiderman’s Celebrity Party (Can You Name All The Guests?)

FLASHBACK to 1978: Spiderman’s Celebrity Party

January 1978 cover of Marvel’s Pizzazz magazine. The magazine only lasted 16 issues.

Can you name them all?

1978- Spidey’s Celebrity PartyREAD ON

Posted: 5th, April 2014 | In: Books, Celebrities, Flashback | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Courtney Love Reads Kurt Cobain’s Handwritten Suicide Note (1994)

KURT Cobain left a long hand-written suicide note. It included the words of Neil Young from the song “My My, Hey Hey (Out of the Blue)Better to burn out / than to fade away,” Neil Young READ ON

Posted: 5th, April 2014 | In: Celebrities, Flashback, Music | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch Jon Ham Strike Out On 1990s Love Show The Big Date

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JON Ham aged well. In the mid 1990s, Ham appeared on the TV dating show The Big Date, hosted by Mark Walberg.The man who would knock them bandy as Mad Men’s Don Draper strikes out.… READ ON

Posted: 4th, April 2014 | In: Celebrities, Flashback, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


James Franco On Cloud 17: Conspiracy Theories And 1970s-Style Honest-To-Goodness Perviness For Teenage Girl

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AS you’re probably aware, arch-hipster James Franco has been rumbled online, trying to tap off with a 17 year old Scottish girl. A variety of messages were batted back and forth, with Franco being a little persistent in trying … READ ON

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


Tom Daley Is Gay, Not Bisexual, Okay?

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IMAGINE this: everyone in the world announces that they’re bisexual. Seems trite, but if everyone was bi, then it would stop the need for people to ‘come out’ and indeed, newspapers wouldn’t need to write stories about people … READ ON

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


Darren ‘Sumbarine’ Gough and ex-TOWIE ‘Star’ Amy Childs Are In A ‘Plutonic’ Relationship

HOT, steamy celebrity gossip is the lifeblood of the tabloid press, and never more so than in the Daily Mail’s report of the fallout following the revelation of an alleged affair between ex-cricketer Darren ‘Sumbarine’ Gough and ex-TOWIE ‘star’ … READ ON

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


Chicks Dig Accordions! Vintage Vinyl and Squeezebox Groupies

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TO HELL with the electric guitar.  That may attract a flock of dirty groupies, but the real chick magnet is the accordion.  Sure, it has a reputation as being even less sexy than a French horn, but don’t believe … READ ON

Posted: 4th, April 2014 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Now Look What Their Doing To Kurt Cobain: He’s A Musical

 

WHEN Kurt Cobain died, a whole generation lost one of their favourite icons. While he wasn’t necessarily a spokesperson for everyone through his songs, there was something very pleasing about his stance against business, phoney or otherwise. He was … READ ON

Posted: 3rd, April 2014 | In: Music, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dear Christians: Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Complain About Noah

 

THE new film about Noah, starring Russell Crowe, has been causing a lot of grief among certain religious types. Of course, most religious people have a faith strong enough to brush off some poxy film, but we’re looking … READ ON

Posted: 3rd, April 2014 | In: Film, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Before They Went Solo: Early Bands Of Bowie, Elton And Others

 

MUSICIANS like Billy Joel and Elton John didn’t start out as solo acts. Like nearly all solo pop stars, they began as just another member of a band. I thought it would be interesting to take a look at … READ ON

Posted: 3rd, April 2014 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Music | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


5 Sci-Fi Movies That Didn’t Deserve the Mystery Science Theatre 3000 Treatment

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TO the delight of virtually everyone, the late, great Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 – 1999) seems to be experiencing something of a pop culture resurgence these days.

April 1st  of this year saw former Mystery Science Theater READ ON

Posted: 2nd, April 2014 | In: Film, Flashback, Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comments (13) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Free Downlad Of De La Soul Mixtape Smell the Da.I.S.Y.

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WE told you De La Soul were marking their 25th anniversary of their great album 3 Feet High and Rising by releasing a free download nearly their entire back catalog. Now you can download their mixtape Smell READ ON

Posted: 1st, April 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0