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Star Wars hilarity: listen to Sheffield student Godfrey Elfwick troll the BBC

This is just brilliant. Listeners to the BBC World Service’s World Have Your Say show were introduced to Godfrey Elfwick, a student from Sheffield talking about the lastest Star Wars franchise, Star Wars Episode VIII: The Force Awakens. Godfrey … READ ON

Posted: 20th, April 2015 | In: Film, Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


That’s (not) Entertainment: how TV killed The Jam

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That’s NOT Entertainment!

For some time now our happy island nation has, slowly but surely, been invaded by an uninvited and unwelcome breed.

This is nothing to do with immigration, asylum-seekers, refugees, the EU or any of the other … READ ON

Posted: 20th, April 2015 | In: Key Posts, The Consumer, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Tabloid hell: Liverpool’s drug-pushing Raheem Sterling mocks the dead

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Raheem Sterling, the Liverpool player, is the worst person on the planet. We know this because the Daily Star features him on its Page 5. Pictured smiling and giving the thumbs up, the 20-year-old Liverpool and England player is … READ ON

Posted: 15th, April 2015 | In: Key Posts, Liverpool, Reviews, Sports | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jimmy Savile’s new hit, the Kincora Boys home and playing politics with paedos

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The Daily Star reports that The Proclaimers, singers of such monster-monster hits as I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) and Letter from America, have written a song about Jimmy Savile. This follows news that Jonathan Maitland has written the drama… READ ON

Posted: 15th, April 2015 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ed Miliband V The Sun: mercilessly monstering and mocking Red Ed

Once upon a time, Labour Party leader Ed Miliband liked the Sun. It was his newspaper of choice.

 

Ed Miliband was in ‘Sun Country’. And he liked it:

 
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He read it wherever he went.… READ ON

Posted: 9th, April 2015 | In: Key Posts, Politicians, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brilliant, bright and money-grabbing: Raheem Sterling deserves every penny he can get

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Raheem Sterling is not a money-grabber. Well, so says the Times. And ‘money grabber’ is in inverted commas, the words appearing in a headline comment on the Liverpool player’s view of himself as revealed in a BBC interview. … READ ON

Posted: 2nd, April 2015 | In: Key Posts, Liverpool, Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jill Dando murder: the ‘lost’ Robin Williams angle

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The Daily Mirror’s font-page news that”blunder cops” failed to “quiz 100 suspects” in the murder of BBC Crimewatch presenter Jill Dando contains an interesting element.

Jill Dando was murdered with a single bullet in 1999. She was stood on … READ ON

Posted: 31st, March 2015 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Did Andreas Lubitz murder for fame? Maria W. should not be believed

Did Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz see mass murder as his route to eternal fame? The BBC says he did. Maybe. It repeats a line someone billed as Maria W. gave to German tabloid Bild. This source says Lubitz told … READ ON

Posted: 29th, March 2015 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The biased BBC protected biting Mark Thompson but chewed off Jeremy Clarkson

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So. Jeremy Clarkson, the BBC’s Gripper Stebson*, has been driven from the BBC. He leaves behind a bombshell-sized hole in the Beeb’s talent pool, a Top Gear producer with a split lip and dull-to-deadline James May and perky and … READ ON

Posted: 26th, March 2015 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


#NUSWomen15: jazz hands are the new clapping and other beyond parody motions

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#NUSWomen15: Putting Policy into Action. So runs the slogan for the National Union of Students get together:

This year, on March 24 until the 26, hundreds of women will be descending upon Solihull for the best three days of

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Posted: 24th, March 2015 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Ashya King ‘miracle’ hits the Coalition with a £250m NHS proton therapy lie

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When Brett and Naghmeh King told the story of their son Ashya King’s treatment to the Sun, the scoop was front-page news. Readers wanted to know what happened next to the desperatly ill child – Ashya is age … READ ON

Posted: 24th, March 2015 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


University Safe Zones are places where the normal and boring can say ‘It’s all about me’

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Safe spaces: Writing in the New York Times Judith Schulevitz takes up the story of university safe spaces, those zones of intolerance where diverse views of a diverse society are banned, where everything is ‘normal’.

She begins by looking … READ ON

Posted: 23rd, March 2015 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The greatest news pun ever: Jilted Jun and one Rong don’t make it right

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To China, for what must be the greatest news pun of the century.

The story involves Wu Hsia, 21, his ex-girlfriend Jun Tang, 20, and his new lover Rong Tsao, 22.

Jilted Jun said that Rong was a moron. … READ ON

Posted: 20th, March 2015 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hillsborough: the Liverpool 96 get truth only when the uniform is off and God is waiting

 

Why did 96 Liverpool fans lose their lives on15 April 1989 at the FA Cup semi-final match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest at Hillsborough Stadium? We had thought it was to do with treating football fans as sub-human scum, … READ ON

Posted: 18th, March 2015 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


IVF: An Elton John study in conformism that goes against human nature

 

How does an orthodoxy take hold? When designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana shared their views on love, sex, romance, gay marriage, children, IVF babies and children of same-sex couples the media and celebrity voices united in condeming them, … READ ON

Posted: 17th, March 2015 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Westminster paedophiles: Bulic Forsythe, when PIE went gay and the death of scepticism

 

Westminster paedophiles: a look at reporting on allegations that VIPs abused and murdered children in the 1970s and 1980s.

The Daily Mirror brings news: “VIP paedophile scandal: Police pinpoint ‘dungeon’ flat linked to abuse parties and child murder”

Keir … READ ON

Posted: 16th, March 2015 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Free speech: Southampton University’s racist anti-Israel debate must go ahead

International Law and the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Responsibility and Exceptionalism

 

Southampton University’s debate on the State of Israel is called International Law and the State of Israel. The blurb runs:

This conference will be the first of its kind and constitutes a ground-breaking historical event on the road

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Posted: 12th, March 2015 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Indie band Ex Cops open letter to McDonald’s who asked them to play for burgers during SXSW

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Happy day for Amalie Bruun and Brian Harding. The pop duo known as Ex Cops are invited to play at the Austin, Texas, SXSW. It would be just great. Think of the exposure. Think of the fans. Don’t … READ ON

Posted: 7th, March 2015 | In: Key Posts, Music, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Adam Johnson: underage sex, a gun and the tabloids’ invitation to bury a footballer

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Adam Johnson has been arrested for “SUSPICION OF HAVING SEX WITH A GIRL OF 15′. It’s the Sun’s big news story. It’s also the front-page story in the Daily Star, Daily Express, and Daily Mirror.

It the lead sports … READ ON

Posted: 3rd, March 2015 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Paddy Power’s all-white cast calls every Chelsea fan a racist

Yesterday at Wembley Chelsea defeated Spurs 2-0 to win the Capital One Cup. But more importantly there was NO race riot. No white men in manmade fibres stopped a black man from boarding the Tube nor did they brawl … READ ON

Posted: 2nd, March 2015 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jack Chick: One Man’s Comic-Book Crusade For Humanity

Chick Career: one man’s comic-book crusade for humanity

 

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Are you worried about the growing menace of the Homosexual-Catholic-Islamic-Satanist-Masonic-Alien conspiracy to promote evolutionism, fornication, pornography, pornography, paedophilia, pop music, alcohol and drugs?

 

 

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No?

Well in that … READ ON

Posted: 2nd, March 2015 | In: Books, Celebrities, Key Posts, Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Westminster paedophiles: The gay loving righteous will dig up Leon Brittan and beat him with sticks

Westminster peadophiles: a look at reporting on the allegation that a VIP ring of paedophiles abused children during the 1970s and 1980s.

The most recent national front-page story on Westminster peadophiles appeared on Janaury 27. Then the story was that … READ ON

Posted: 1st, March 2015 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


ISIS seduced Shamima Begum and Amira Abase, 15, and Kadiza Sultana with a free Chelsea teddy

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By now the faces are familiar. Shamima Begum and Amira Abase, 15, and Kadiza Sultana, 16, all from London, travelled to Istanbul on 17 February to join Islamic State. A source says the teens made it to the Turkey-Islamic … READ ON

Posted: 26th, February 2015 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cliff Richard: sex, sinners, Kaddie fiddlers and a desire to bury the singer alive

Cliff Richard – still Sir Cliff Richard – is on the front page of all the tabloids.

The Mirror (front page): “Cliff Richard Facing New Sex Claims”

Not too long ago that shocker would have been that Sir Cliff had … READ ON

Posted: 26th, February 2015 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0