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Ashya King: How The Daily Mirror Turned Readers Into Narks And Supported A Police State

ASHYA King: the story of the child kidnapped by the State and hunted by the police is occupying hearts at the Mirror. The paper scalls it a “SCANDAL”. It says the treatment meted out ot Ashya and his parents Brett

Posted: 2nd, September 2014 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Transfer Balls Awards: Arsenal Sign Cavani And Khedira, Manchester United Get Vidal, Kroos And Hummels – Falcao To Liverpool

TRANSFER Balls: Over the summer Anorak has been highliting the utter balls newspapers and football websites have presnted as fact. Time to review some of the choices cuts. As ever the biggest balls features Liverpool, Arsenal, Manchester United and Cheslea.…

Posted: 2nd, September 2014 | In: Arsenal, Chelsea, Key Posts, Liverpool, Manchester City, manchester united, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lou Alder Is Missing: The Strange Story of the Kidnapped Music Mogul

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MUSIC legend, Lou Adler, is an inductee of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame and responsible for a frightening amount of hits and given the world so much music that he should be beatified.

Adler founded and co-owned …

Posted: 1st, September 2014 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Clem Cattini: British Pop’s Backbeat

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TODAY is the birthday of one of rock ‘n’ roll’s most legendary men… although, many won’t have ever heard of him. In 1939, in North London, the legendary Clem Cattini was born.

Cattini did shifts in his dad’s Italian …

Posted: 28th, August 2014 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Problem With Rotherham: 1,400 Abused Girls Makes For A Good Headline

ALL papers lead with news that 1,400 girls were sexually abused in Rotherham, Yorkshire. The news is full of chilling testimonies delivered by grown women. They talk of being gang raped when below the age of consent (some as youing …

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


The 10 Oddest Objects Owned By Sir Jimmy Savile

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IN the summer of 2012, stuff belonging to the late Sir Jimmy Savile was auctioned in Leeds. Monies riased went to Savile’s own charitable trust. £130,000 of which went on Jimmy’s silver Rolls Royce Corniche convertible. Among the 549 …

Posted: 27th, August 2014 | In: Key Posts | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pussycat Riot Rips Into Putin: Dictator Themed Litter Boxes and Scratch Posts

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KITTY Cat kitsch takes on political idologies with these fine scratching posts and litter boxes by The Pussycat Riot.

The voodoo doll-style posts are £4,500.00 a totem; but the poo trays are just £3.00.

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Look on as your …

Posted: 26th, August 2014 | In: Key Posts, Politicians, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Who Cares If Anti-Zionists Are Anti-Semites – But Europe’s Jews Keep A Suitcase Packed Just In Case

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HAVE you noticed the rise and rise of anti-Semitism? It has become acceptable to be anti-Semitic in public. That nod and the wink around the dinner party table has now gone mainstream. The kind of anti-Semitic stuff that you …

Posted: 21st, August 2014 | In: Key Posts, News | Comments (10) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Michael Brown And Ferguson: Biased Cops, Blacks Vote Out Whites And Westboro Church Bigots

 

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THERE is a reason why the police are warned about posting on social media in the UK. It’s to prevent them from looking biased and commenting on cases. But people will be people. As the BBC reports:

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Posted: 20th, August 2014 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Happy Birthday Immediate Records, A TinPot Haven For The Thin And Beautiful

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ON this very day in 1965, something brilliant, eccentric and hip was born – Immediate Records.

In what has to be one of the finest record label names ever – c’mon, it’s everything a teenager wants from pop …

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


In Praise of The Monkees: The Brilliant Top 10 They Never Play On The Radio

 

ON this very day in 1968, the last episode of The Monkees TV show aired in the States. Almost every US TV station re-ran the show, with the ’69-’71 being more popular than the debut bow.

The show was …

Posted: 20th, August 2014 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


An Israel Boycott Is A Celebration Of Misanthropy, Ignorance And Haemorrhoids

 

IS the aim to ban Jews from the UK. George Galloway wants an Isreal-free Bradford. Sainsbury’s removed Jewish food from its shelves lest it offend anti-Israel protestors and, presumably, anti-Semites. Also in London, the Tricycle cinema would only …

Posted: 19th, August 2014 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


10 Actors Who Swapped The Boards for the Bandstand

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PART Kermit, part hipster, Michael Cera is loved by many (and he probably irritates a fair few too, but that’s normal) and has starred in a bunch of films that make people in Converse Chuck Taylor’s go weak at …

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


Robin Williams: Mail, Express, Metro, Mirror And Sun Turn Killer Depression Into A Sensational Suicide

 

SO. How have the British Press reacted to the news that Robin Williams died? At first they lamented the passing of a favourite entertianer. Then Peter Samson told Sun readers that Williams had taken his own life. He stated …

Posted: 13th, August 2014 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


What Happened To George Owen Smith And The Dead White House Boys?

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GEORGE Owen Smith is the first victim positively identified from one of the 55 unmarked graves at the former Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Florida.

Smith was 14 when he was sent to the school in …

Posted: 12th, August 2014 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Art of Anti-Semitism: The Tricycle Theatre Only Admits Anti-Israel Jews While The National Prefers The Rich Ones

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MANY words have been written about demands by London’s Tricycle Theatre that Jewish Film Festival sever all ties with the city’s Israeli embassy.

Indhu Rubasingham, the theatre’s artistic director, said the festival should not accept funding from “any party

Posted: 11th, August 2014 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Top 20 Unhelpful Celebrity Fans Of Premier League Teams 2014

Top Twenty Unhelpful Celebrity Fans

With the Premier League season fast approaching, what better time to look at the twenty clubs and consider, not their new signings or their likely achievements, but their famous fans?

Rather than reel off the …

Posted: 10th, August 2014 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bloodthirsty Jews And Pet Palestinians Are The West’s Dream Team

 

ARE you an anti-Semite? If so, join the band of the righteous. These are good times. Israel is at war with Hamas in Gaza. Hamas are keen to take the war to Israel, firing rockets into the country. But …

Posted: 9th, August 2014 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Adrian Durham’s Devotion To Arsenal Sets The Benchmark For True Gunners Everywhere

The Daily Arsenal: a case study in obsessional fandom

Why Adrian Durham’s devotion to the North London club sets the benchmark for true Gunners everywhere.

 
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Listeners to talkSPORT – the national radio station that pumps out sing-along ads for …

Posted: 9th, August 2014 | In: Arsenal, Key Posts, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


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

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


Daily Mail Attacks Manchester City’s Joe Hart And Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere For Following Its Health Tips

 

HOW football journalism works, with the Daily Mail’s Neil Ashton. Before the World Cup, on May 20, 2014, England were at the Grove Hotel for the Lions and Roses dinner. The charity event hosted by the England Footballers Foundation …

Posted: 16th, July 2014 | In: Arsenal, Key Posts, Manchester City, manchester united, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our 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 …

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


Flippers And Faps: The Dark Side of Dolphins

Flippers and faps: the dark side of dolphins

 

THINK of dolphins and you might think of Fred Neil’s beautiful, poignant song of that name, performed here, in one of his many versions, by the late Tim Buckley…

 

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Posted: 12th, July 2014 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Thinking Outside The (Penalty) Box: Tackling The ‘Professional’ Foul

THINKING outside the (penalty) box: tackling the ‘professional’ foul

 

WITH the World Cup semi-finals upon us, it’s as good a time as any to remember Laurent Blanc, the French captain who received a red card – the only one …

Posted: 8th, July 2014 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0