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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.

Nebbish Rap: Dave In Charge Takes His Ghetto Rhymes To The Mean Streets Of Hampstead

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“I DISCOVERED rap from a young age,” says David Palmer, 25, who performs under the name  Dave In Charge . He’s the grandson of Monroe and Susette Palmer, now life peers Lord and Lady Palmer of Childs Hill, Barnet,

Posted: 30th, March 2014 | In: Music, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Exploring the IMDb Bottom 100: The Worst of The 1960s

WITH nearly 3 million films in their database, it’s quite a dubious accomplishment to be ranked in IMDb’s Bottom 100. That’s the bottom of a very deep barrel the bottom 0.003% in fact. I’d love to explore all the

Posted: 28th, March 2014 | In: Film, Flashback, Key Posts | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fists Of Love: Kelly Osbourne Dates A Man Who Since Birth Has Had ‘Ozzy’ Written On His Knuckles

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KELLY Osbourne is dating an American skater-boi called Braydon Szafranski. 

Szafranski has “OZZY” tattooed on his knuckles.

Kelly’s dad is

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Posted: 28th, March 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How To Seduce Kelly Brook with Dead Badgers, Otters And Weasels

KELLY Brook is engaged to be married.

We know this because she’s bought a ring balloon.

 

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Posted: 28th, March 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Seedy 1970s TV: Petula Clark And The Scorpio People, Starring Jimmy Savile And Diana Dors’ Swimming Pool

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IT’S hard to explain how peculiar TV was in the 1970s. Better to show you kids what the olds had to watch.

On November 16, 1974, Petula Clarke

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Posted: 28th, March 2014 | In: Celebrities, Flashback, Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In South Korea, The Diary of Anne Frank Is Sold As A Brian Eno Romance

IN South Korea,  The Diary of Anne Frank  is a story of seduction, romance, 1980s fashions and a model who looks like Brian Eno .

 

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Posted: 27th, March 2014 | In: Books, Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


First look at the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles trailer

 

ONCE upon a time, we had the Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles on British TV because on these shores, everyone is far too chicken to use the word ‘ninja’. Mercifully, times have changed and now, we’re all set for a

Posted: 27th, March 2014 | In: Film, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


5 Movie Maniacs From The 1980s That Wanted To Be Freddy Krueger

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THERE’S an old saying that goes: “if you’re going to take a shot at the king, make sure you don’t miss.”

Such words of wisdom also apply to the movie monsters of the 1980s.

Thirty years ago, …

Posted: 27th, March 2014 | In: Film, Flashback, Key Posts | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Big Reunion: Andi Peters and Britpop

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ARE you aware of the ITV2 series, The Big Reunion ? Thus far, the show has brought Blue, Atomic Kitten, Liberty X and more, back together.

Now, voice of the show Andi Peters has said he wants

Posted: 27th, March 2014 | In: Music, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


I Was At Diana Dors’ Sex Parties: Max Clifford, Bob Monkhouse’s ‘Slit Eyeballs’ And The Krays

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DIANA Dors is in the news. When the tittering had died down in court , Max Clifford told the jury in his sex crimes trial that he attended “sex parties” hosted by the actress Diana Dors. Mr Clifford denies 

Posted: 27th, March 2014 | In: Celebrities, Flashback, Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dylan Thomas Would Have Hated His Welsh Language Royal Mail Stamp

LETTER of the day is in the Times . It concerns Dylan Thomas and the Royal Mail’s new stamps calling him a “Barrd ac awdur” (poet an author).

 

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The stamp

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Posted: 27th, March 2014 | In: Celebrities, News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


13 Off Kilter Songs About Drugs You Missed

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SURPRISINGLY, Damon Albarn used to be a smackhead. You’d never have guessed would you? More than that, he said that heroin “completely changed” him as a musician and he’s written about being on the brown in a new song

Posted: 26th, March 2014 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bands Without a Face: When 70s Rock Stars Went Behind the Curtain

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ANY clue who these guys are? They’re the band Supertramp.  If you didn’t know, it’s either because  you are way too young to appreciate this article or it’s due to the fact that  almost all Seventies rock acts looked

Posted: 26th, March 2014 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Music | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin ‘Consciously Uncouple’ Their Caravan Of Love – World Rolls Eyes

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AND so it came to pass that Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are no longer together. She made the announcement on her  website  Goop. They have not split up. They have had a “conscious uncoupling”. They are like two parts

Posted: 25th, March 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bread and Circuses at the Movies: The Six Most Savage Games of the Near Dystopian Future

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IN Ancient Rome, the poet Juvenal coined the term “bread and circuses ( panem et circense s), and to his credit, it is one that remains pertinent to this day, especially in our  21st century pop culture and

Posted: 25th, March 2014 | In: Film, Flashback, Key Posts | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Nick Cannon Kicks Up ‘Whiteface’ Argument

WHEN anyone switches up the colour of their skin, an argument ensues. Over the years, there have been hundreds of white actors doing ‘Blackface’ and until relatively recently, the Black & White Minstrel Show was something broadcasters would put on

Posted: 25th, March 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hello News: The Story Of The Most Popular Song In America

IN 1989, the City of Calgary , Canada, promoted the place with a song. It featured the joyous lyrics:

 

There’a feeling in the air that you can’t get anywhere expect….

Makes no difference where I go, you’re the best

Posted: 25th, March 2014 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Music, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


GWAR Front Man Dave Brockie RIP: Scumdogs of the Universe Lament Their Loss

ONE of the funnest, daftest and most bizarre rock bands on the planet, are GWAR. A cavalcade of ogre faces, missing limbs, pantomime villainy, showers of blood and all manner of hilariously gruesome content, they were a b-movie writ large,

Posted: 24th, March 2014 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch This 1979 Kate Bush Documentary On Her Liverpool Empire Show

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KATE Bush is touring again.

Why did

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Posted: 24th, March 2014 | In: Celebrities, Flashback, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Moment The Tabloids Feasted On L’Wren Scott’s Death And Mick Jagger’s Face

WHEN fashion designer L’Wren Scott was found dead in New York, her boyfriend Mick Jagger was in Australia, on tour with the Rolling Stones.

The papers have noticed that Jagger is not on twitter and does not subscribe to the

Posted: 22nd, March 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0