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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.

Who Killed Disco? 7 Suspects Revealed

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IT’S actually amazing when you stop and think about it.   A counter-culture movement originating in homosexual night clubs  somehow wound up overtaking every nook and cranny of the pop culture landscape.  From Hollywood to the fashion industry to ridiculous …

Posted: 20th, March 2014 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pat Robertson’s Fever Dream: Four Times When Horror Movies Met The Devil’s Own Rock-and-Roll Music In The 1980s

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JUST last week, the 700 Club’s Pat Robertson spoke out about the hidden scourge of our modern society: those demons from Hell who like to crash your car.

Yes, it turns out that devils can cause really horrible …

Posted: 19th, March 2014 | In: Film, Flashback, Key Posts | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gene Simmons Thinks Hip Hop, Non-Guitarists And Karaoke Kiss Should Be Banished From The Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame

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YOU may remember Gene Simmons as the frontman of Kiss and a deeply upsetting sex tape. Mainly though, you’ll think of him as an opinionated gobshite who looks weird when he’s not in his makeup.

Well, Gene’s at …

Posted: 19th, March 2014 | In: Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Growing Old Gracefully or Kicking and Screaming: Old Vs. New Hollywood

WATCHING the Oscars and other such events lately, it’s becoming disturbingly common to spot actresses, now in their sixties, desperately hanging onto their youth.  It seems overnight, all my favourite actresses from the 1970s and 80s have gone under the …

Posted: 19th, March 2014 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comments (7) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


I Was A 1960s Mod: Watch The Soul Rider Documentary

 

IN the 1960s, Glenn Stewart was a mod. There Is More filmed Glenn over six hours as he recalled him time as a suited and booted, Vespa driving mod.

It’s a lovely short film about one of Britain’s fashion …

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


Three Generations Of Schulz Unite To Create A Peanuts Movie As Disappointing As All The Others


SNOOPY is back. The best cartoon do of them all is to star in a new Peanuts movie, coming to a screen near you on November 6, 2015.

That’s the good news?

Do you flinch a little when you learn …

Posted: 18th, March 2014 | In: Film, Key Posts | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Courtney Love Did Not Find Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 – Richard Barrow Did

IN “Courtney Love Thinks She May Have Found Missing Malaysian Plane – Hole frontwoman posts theory on Flight 370”  Rolling Stone adds a celebrity element to the hunt for the missing jet.

 

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Jason Newman is on the social …

Posted: 17th, March 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


BBC To Shock Everyone By Celebrating Yet More Music Played By White People: The Britpop Years

 

THE BBC have been doing a lot of reminiscing of late. They set up BBC Four and filled it with old episodes of Top of the Pops and documentaries about the kind of music 40 year old middle class …

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


L’Wren Scott – A Life In Photos

L’Wren Scott – photos of the woman who looked like she had it all:

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Posted: 17th, March 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fashion designer and Mick Jagger’s girlfriend, L’Wren Scott, commits suicide

BREAKING. Fashion designer L’Wren Scott has been found dead after hanging herself in her New York apartment this morning. L’Wren has been known, of late, as being the girlfriend of Mick Jagger. A spokesman for the Rolling Stones singer said …

Posted: 17th, March 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bez Joins The Happy Anti-Frackers At Barton Moss

SO. There was the Happy Monday’s dancer Mark ‘Bez’ Berry kicking off his campaign to run for Parliament by joining the Barton Moss anti-fracking site, Manchester.

Bez, famous for winning Celebrity Big Brother, playing the maracas whilst white-and-not-drunk-in-a-Spanish-pub and …

Posted: 17th, March 2014 | In: Celebrities, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Miley Cyrus Gives Out To Security During Gig

THE treatment of Miley Cyrus by the public at large has been a problematic one. Basically, thanks to growing up in front of everyone – which includes making mistakes, changing the way she does things, finding her sexuality and all …

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


Listen To When Irish Eyes Are Smiling And Other St Patrick’s Day Nightmares

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HAPPY St Patrick’s Day to anyone who wants an excuse to drink.  Here is a lovely rendition of When Irish Eyes Are Smiling for the St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival in Atlanta, USA.

 

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


15 Great Moments in Sexually Suggestive Pop Music

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IN 1985, Tipper Gore’s Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC) released their “Filthy 15” – fifteen songs they felt were the most objectionable on the planet.  Prince’s “Darling Nicki” topped the list, Sheena Easton’s “Sugar Walls” came in at #2, …

Posted: 17th, March 2014 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dutch Gone Wild: 10 Insane Record Covers From The Netherlands

THE Internet has certainly done its fair share of mockery when it comes to vintage album covers from America and the UK.  How about we spread the snarkiness to a less traveled geography – say, the Netherlands?  Yes, I know …

Posted: 14th, March 2014 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Greatest Voice in Hollywood, Hal Douglas, RIP

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IT doesn’t matter who you are in Hollywood, fact is, you owe something to Hal Douglas.

You may not know who Hal Douglas is. He’s not exactly a household name, and sadly Douglas has just passed away, aged …

Posted: 14th, March 2014 | In: Celebrities, Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Their Last Known Photograph: Five Found-Footage Horror Movies That Deserve a Second Look

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THE found-footage horror film genre is one that isn’t often appreciated. The late Roger Ebert himself once wrote that movies of this type often consist of “low quality home video footage,” are “usually under-lit,” are …

Posted: 14th, March 2014 | In: Film, Flashback, Key Posts | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Neil Young Launches Pono Music Player

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IF you can’t sell records anymore, thanks to illegal downloaders and the like, then why not work out another way of making money? That’s what Neil Young has done – instead of pissing around with music sales, he’s …

Posted: 14th, March 2014 | In: Music, Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


X Factor Winners Watch: Sam Bailey Plays Asda Toilets In Leicester

SO. What did X Factor winner Sam ‘ScrewBo’ Bailey do next? A Hollywood biopic? A number one album? A chair on Loose Women?

 

 

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Posted: 14th, March 2014 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Photo: Murderer William Rutherford Benn, Great-Uncle of Politician Tony Benn And Margaret Rutherford’s Dad

FLASHBACK to 14/09/1983:

William Rutherford Benn, great-uncle of politician Tony Benn and father of the actress, the late Margaret Rutherford. A graphic account of how Tony Benn’s ancestor murdered his own father, twice attempted suicide, and years later died in

Posted: 14th, March 2014 | In: Celebrities, Flashback, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How To Make Tamara Ecclestone’s Baby Jacuzzi

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ANORAK’s favourite rich kid trying to find new ways to spunk her dad’s cash, Tamara Ecclestone, has been celebrating the impending arrival of her first child with a baby shower.

And it’s no longer a baby shower – …

Posted: 14th, March 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kylie Minogue’s Epiphany For One

KYLIE Minogue  gives hope to other single woman in their forties:

 “I had a realisation that I need to do things differently. I didn’t want to become a parody of myself. I spent new year on my own. I stayed

Posted: 14th, March 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Debbie Harry’s Decapitated Head Rests In A Box Of Chocolates On The Cover Of Josephine Tey’s The Franchise Affair

IN 1971, Debbie Harry appeared on the cover of a 1971 reissue of Josephine Tey’s 1948 crime novel The Franchise Affair.
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Tey was the pen name of Scots writer Elizabeth Mackintosh.

For those of you not keen to read

Posted: 13th, March 2014 | In: Books, Celebrities, Flashback | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How Old Is Russ Kane?

HOW old is comedian Russ Kane?

Last weekend, the Sunday Times told us:

Kane, 33, is an Edinburgh Comedy award-winning comedian and television presenter with 557,000 Twitter followers who has fronted three shows on BBC3. Since Tony Hall, the

Posted: 13th, March 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lindsay Lohan Compiles A Cast List Of Everyone She’s Slept With In Hollywood’s Petrie Dish

CELEBRITIES, really, are supposed to be badly behaved. What is the point of being wealthy, popular and good looking if you’re not goin to rinse it for all it is worth? As fame is more likely to leave you than …

Posted: 13th, March 2014 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0