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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.

In the 1950s Amy Winehouse appeared on the album cover Billy Devroe’s Broad Minded?

IN the 1950s, Billy Devroe & The Devilaires sang and recorded bawdy songs. Albums were called suggestively An Assortment of Party Naughties, Censored, She Gives Food Stamps and Broad Minded.

Anorak has noticed that the female accompaniment on the cover …

Posted: 15th, September 2013 | In: Flashback, Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Terrible tag-lines: Patrick Swayze trails Next of Kin

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TERRIBLE Tag lines:

In 1989 Patrick Swayze starred in Next of Kin. The trailer was punctuated with Swayze uttering the cracking tag-line:

“You haven’t seen bad yet, but it’s coming…”

…to a cinema near you…

Posted: 15th, September 2013 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Happy 30th birthday, Amy Winehouse

Singer Amy Winehouse during her performance at HMV Oxford Street, central London, where she celebrated the release of her new single Take The Box and signed autographs.

HAPPY 30th birthday, Amy, Winehouse:

Posted: 15th, September 2013 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sarah Vine settles into her Daily Mail role by mocking women and taking about her kidzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Samantha Cameron (left) and Michael Gove's wife Sarah Vine wait for the start of State Opening of Parliament at the Palaces of Westminster, central London.

SARAH Vine, aka Mrs Michael Gove, has a new column in the Daily Mail. Can she go on attack mode and bait those trolls? Having tried to turn the Times into a breast-free version of the women-hating Mail

Posted: 13th, September 2013 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Salvador ‘Dalí is the biggest prick of the 20th Century’ says Henry Miller

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HENRY Miller wrote this note back in 1973. In it he observed that Salvador Dalí (pictured below in 1936) ”the biggest ‘prick of the 20th century”.

 

Closeup of painter, Salvador Dali on July 4, 1936. (AP Photo)

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Posted: 12th, September 2013 | In: Books, Celebrities, Flashback | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Behold the Stoddens! Doug Hutchison give Courtney a big set of balloons

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Posted: 12th, September 2013 | In: Celebrities, TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hello I’m Johnny Cash – the 1976 Comic book and Jesus Christ reader

1976 Hello, I'm Johnny Cash

IN 1976 Spire Comics created  “Hello, I’m Johnny Cash”. It’s his life with guitar, Jesus and lots of pills:

Posted: 11th, September 2013 | In: Celebrities, Flashback | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


National Night in Singapore: Mentos mints release rap to promote procreation

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THE results are not yet known. We do not know the take-up rate on the drive to make babies on National Day in Singapore this August 9 . The music to procreate by was supplied by Mentos Singapore and BBH …

Posted: 11th, September 2013 | In: Music, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The 1977 Sex Pistols Christmas Party and Huddersfield cake fight

06/11/1975 : On this day in 1975 the Sex Pistols played their first gig at St Martins School of Art in London. Punk rock group The Sex Pistols rearing an EMI poster after the announcement that they have split with their record company. EMI said it felt unable to promote the group in view of adverse publicity.  22/02/04: The group's Anarchy In The UK has been named the most influential record of the 1970s in a poll by Q magazine. It beat Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody and the Donna Summer disco classic I Feel Love in the list of the decade's landmark records.

ON Christmas Day 1977, the Sex Pistols were to Huddersfield for the Sex Pistols Christmas Party. All the cool children were at Ivanhoes to see the Postils play a benefit show for the families of striking firemen and miners. Johhny …

Posted: 11th, September 2013 | In: Flashback, Music | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Moaning: the secret of the great British pop song, as told by The Jam’s Paul Weller

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WHAT’S the secret of a great British pop song? Daniel Rachel talks to The Jam’s Paul Weller and others:

“Down in the Tube Station at Midnight” revealed your sophistication and depth as a songwriter. Can you describe the evolution of

Posted: 11th, September 2013 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Arctic Monkeys on X Factor and beer bellies

The Arctic Monkeys, winner of the Band award, pose backstage at the GQ Men of the Year Awards in association with Hugo Boss at the Royal Opera House, London.

THE world of rock music is a dreary place at the moment and one of the few likeable bands on the circuit are Sheffield’s Arctic Monkeys. Whether you like their music or not, they seems to stand for something rather …

Posted: 11th, September 2013 | In: Celebrities, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Michael Le Vell is a victim of the State-sponsored assault on adults

Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell outside Manchester Crown Court after he was cleared of child sex offences.

MICHAEL Le Vell had to prove his innocence. The Daily Mirror reserved a special place on its front page for the man who works as an actor on Coronation Street. The Mirror used words like “truth” and guilty” to report …

Posted: 11th, September 2013 | In: Celebrities, News | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bob Geldof to be blasted off into space

Bob Geldof speaks at the One Young World summit, at Old Billingsgate Market in central London.

NEVER, in the history of humankind, has someone from Ireland been sent into space… unless you count the people who think they’ve been there after losing their sight and minds drinking poitín cut with antifreeze.

However, that’s all about to …

Posted: 11th, September 2013 | In: Celebrities | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Spare a thought for Michael Le Vell, victim of the tabloid-friendly cult of child abuse

Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell hugged by his sister Sue outside Manchester Crown Court after he was cleared of child sex offences.

SPARE a thought for Michael Le Vell, or “Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell, as he is known. The 48-year-old has been cleared of 12 child sex abuse charges, including rape.

Michael Turner, to use his real name, is the …

Posted: 10th, September 2013 | In: Celebrities, News | Comments (7) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Miley Cyrus with dwarves

ANROAK is unsure what you make of Miley Cyrus but we’re warming to her. Cyrus is tapping into the problem of being a famous face in the modern age: why wait for paparazzi to shock tour fans with photos of …

Posted: 10th, September 2013 | In: Celebrities | Comments (7) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Susan Boyle’s Christmas LP to feature Elvis’ ghost

elvis boyleREMEMBER when everyone didn’t think Susan Boyle could sing because she wasn’t a young woman with an attractive face, wearing a snapback cap hi-tops? Then she sang with that soaring Radio 2 voice and everyone felt a bit bad, before …

Posted: 10th, September 2013 | In: Celebrities, Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pippa Middleton shows off her latest arse in fu**ing red trousers

Pippa Middleton and Nico Jackson watch on Centre Court during day eleven of the Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon.

PIPPA Middleton has a new arse, and she’s keen to show it off to one and all.…

Posted: 9th, September 2013 | In: Celebrities, Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How James Blunt prevented World War III – but not how you think

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JAMES Blunt says he prevented World War III.  How so? Were his song splayed on loop across the battlefields until everyone agreed to stop shooting?

Blunt says that when in Kosovo he disobeyed an order to shoot at Russian troops …

Posted: 9th, September 2013 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


New RoboCop trailer released – start wetting yourself with excitement, now!

Michael Keaton, left, Samuel L. Jackson, center, and Joel Kinnaman attend the "RoboCop" panel on Day 3 of Comic-Con International on Friday, July 19, 2103 in San Diego.. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

THE original RoboCop movie was a tense, bleak affair and any notion of remaking it was going to set everyone’s phasers to ‘uh-oh’. With that, the release of the trailer for the new movie will inevitably swing people either way.…

Posted: 9th, September 2013 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


One Direction fans threaten to kill Aston Villa’s Gabby Agbonlahor for tackling puking Louis Tomlinson

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ASTON Villa’s Gabby Agbonlahor has been the subject of death threats on Twitter following his tackle on One Direction and Doncaster Rovers’ Louis Tomlinson at charity football match for former Villa and Celtic man Stan Petrov who was diagnosed …

Posted: 8th, September 2013 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Songs to tan by: Samantha met Doe de Waddy Waddy

SONG of the week: Samantha met Doe de Waddy Waddy.

Samantha seems to be the one in the middle, who looks like John Terry wrapped in old Leeds United flag. The backing signer are dressed by Woman at Grammar for …

Posted: 6th, September 2013 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Stage disasters: the unlucky 13 pop stars for whom the show did not always go on

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IN this Flashback, we look at State Disasters. The show doesn’t always go on

Beyoncé’s bad hair day had a happy ending – she extricated herself from the fan (mechanical, rather than maniacal in this case).

And at least she …

Posted: 6th, September 2013 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Acting masterclass: how to eat an egg like Faye Dunaway, Robert De Niro and Paul Newman

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IN this acting masterclass, we look at how to eat a hard boiled egg.

Posted: 6th, September 2013 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bez gets buzz from honey but Bill Wyman still rules retirement rockers

Mark Berry, aka Bez, former member of Manchester band the Happy Mondays, holds a tray of honey bees during a photocall at The Printworks in Manchester city centre.

WHEN the NME announced “Happy Mondays’ Bez criticised by Bromley Beekeeping Association”, we wondering if the man who masked the sound of his pills ion his tum-tum by shaking maracas wherever he went had upstaged Bill Wyman, famous …

Posted: 6th, September 2013 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0