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Media Studies: The BBC Is The Daily Express Broadcast Corporation

OK, the aforesaid headline is not entirelty true. The Daily Express has its own broadcast unit – the straight-to-tissues Fantasy Channel.

But it’s those BBC phone polls that are so very like the phone polls in the Express.

Newspapers hold … READ ON

Posted: 14th, January 2009 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Prince Harry’s Shame: Hal’s Admits To Having A ‘Paki’ Friend

PRINCE Harry’s popularity has been on the wane in Pakistan ever since he decided to attend a party dressed as Adolf Hitler and NOT local celebrity Osama bin Laden.

In a bid to repair the damage Harry has befriended a … READ ON

Posted: 14th, January 2009 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comments (42) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sooty And Weep: The Top Ten Royal Family Nicknames

KOLIN Dhillon is 58. He is, says the Telegraph, a multi-millionaire property developer in Gloucestershire. He is a member of the Cirencester Park Polo Club. His nickname is Sooty.

Prince Charles and his two sons, Harry ‘Paki‘ Baseball … READ ON

Posted: 14th, January 2009 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comments (5) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Gerry McCann Returns, Paedos And Yorkshire Ripper

MADDIE WATCH – Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann, Kate McCann and Gerry McCann

DAILY MIRROR: “MADDY’S DAD IN ALGARVE TO PUSH FOR NEW HUNT”

Maddy.

Gerry McCann flew back to Portugal yesterday in the

READ ON

Posted: 14th, January 2009 | In: Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, Reviews | Comments (24) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Top 10 Intifada Cup Sing-Alongs

HAMAS FC are on tour in London and in anticipation of Intifada Cup (“It’s a Mickey Mouse Cup and thus part of the Zionist conspiracy” – E.I.Adio) Anorak brings you the Top Ten Hooligan Chants, you’re likely to hear.

Pull … READ ON

Posted: 13th, January 2009 | In: Key Posts, Politicians | Comments (4) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Ten Best Acting Awards Speeches Of All Time

KATE Winslet accepts her Golden Globe and re-enact Meg Ryan’s famous scene from when Harry Met Sally.

After Winslet’s gush and Gwyneth Paltow’s Oscar spew, the stage is cleared for the Anorak Awards Show.

Here are the 10 Best Awards READ ON

Posted: 13th, January 2009 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Slumdog Millionaire, Gaza, Tories And Demons

MADDIE WATCH – Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann featuring: Slumdog Millionaire, Gaza, the Conservative Party and Demons

DAILY HERALD: “We can’t gloss over the brutal abuse of children”

Colette Douglas … READ ON

Posted: 13th, January 2009 | In: Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, Reviews | Comments (51) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How To Win An Oscar: A Guide

ALL actors dream of winning an Oscar. But the odds on doing so are tougher than Laura Bush’s Nicotine path.

But Anorak is here to help. We have examined past winners and can now bring thesps our print-out-and-keep guide to … READ ON

Posted: 12th, January 2009 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kate Winslet Rejoices As Nazis Win Golden Globe Again

ARMBANDS off to Kate Winslet who has won the Golden Globe for best supporting actress for her role in The Reader.

Having missed out on a gong for her portrayal of Leonardo DiCaprio’s mum in Titanic, Our Kate has finally … READ ON

Posted: 12th, January 2009 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Prince Harry, The Paki And The Raghead

THE News of The World says Prince Harry three years ago did call a person a “paki” and referred to others as “ragheads.”

St. James’s Palace says Prince Harry did not intend much by it – it being him joshing … READ ON

Posted: 10th, January 2009 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comments (30) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Top Young Tory Matthew Lewis Dresses Up As Maddy

MADDIE WATCH – Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann, Kate McCann and Gerry McCann

UPDATE – here.

Matthew Lewis, a member of Conservative Future (CF), writes on his Facebook page that his New Year’s Ever … READ ON

Posted: 9th, January 2009 | In: Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, Reviews | Comments (30) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Top Ten New Crisp Flavours

PASS the Cajun squirrel-flavoured crisps.

Other crisp flavours that may soon be hitting he shelves are:

Chilli and chocolate.
Crispy duck
Onion bhaji
Fish and chips
Builder’s breakfast

Crisp firm Walkers wants crisp enthusiasts to suggest a 21st century rival … READ ON

Posted: 9th, January 2009 | In: Key Posts, Photojournalism, Strange But True | Comments (7) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Rogue Trader II: Nick Leeson Reviews Gordon Brown Sequels

ROGUE Trader II promises to be the summer’s big British blockbuster. In Rogue Trader, Nick Leeson managed to bring down merchant bank Barings Bank and find fame.

Gordon Brown watched and made notes and can be seen, as Lesson says, … READ ON

Posted: 9th, January 2009 | In: Key Posts, Money | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


2009: Anorak’s Diary

2009 – That Was The Year That Was: Anorak’s diary for the upcoming 12 months…

JANUARY

Barack Obama makes history as the first African-American sworn in as President of the United States; Invoking legacy of Franklin Roosevelt, promises America “nine … READ ON

Posted: 8th, January 2009 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (21) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Terrorists Target Jews Sugar, Winehouse and Ronson: Blair Outraged

ALAN Sugar is on a “Hit List” of prominent UK Jews to be offed by Islamists. So says the Sun, which leads with “TERROR TARGET SUGAR”.

Given Sugar’s beard, his “You’re fired” catchprase on The Apprentice and gruff demeanour, on … READ ON

Posted: 8th, January 2009 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (24) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Marks & Spencer Bag A Life Campaign

MARKS and Spencer says it is closing 27 stores and releasing 1,230 staff.

In these hard times it’s not easy being a greengrocer, and in a bid to save still more costs, M&S has altered one of its TV adverts … READ ON

Posted: 8th, January 2009 | In: Key Posts, Money | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


10 Things You Didn’t Know About Farting, With Paris Hilton And Barack Obama

FARTING is sure to catch on. And to be prepared, here are Anorak’s Top Facts About Farting:

1. Barack Obama was schooled in Indonesia, where farting is considered an art form on a par with finger painting.

2. In times … READ ON

Posted: 6th, January 2009 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Freedom For the Islamic Republic Of Southall, Sharia Capital Of Britain

WHEN Islam takes over the UK, Anjem Choudary says the capital should be in Southall.

Southall as the UK’s administrative district has much going for it, and could well become the UK’s answer to Canberra, a place as far removed … READ ON

Posted: 5th, January 2009 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (4) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Metropolitan Police Advertising On Google For Right-Wing Extremists

THE Metropolitan Police is advertising on Google for Right-Wing Extremists:

Right Wing Extremist – Suspect it? Report it. Your call could be vital to us.

You’d think the Met would be chock full of staff from this key demographic. But … READ ON

Posted: 5th, January 2009 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (10) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Top Ten Cars To Burn In Paris

ISRAEL and the Palestinians are giving hacks a break from the credit crunch, waiting for Obama, ignoring the rest of the world (does South America exist?) and writing lists of what to do in 2009.

In France the situation is … READ ON

Posted: 4th, January 2009 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


English Footballers Support Limit On Foreigners

IN Barnsley all eyes are on the Sheffield and Hallamshire Senior Cup match between Royston Villa and Sheffield’s Mosborough.

We are 80 minutes into the game and a player has been red carded.

Says a Mosborough FC spokesman:

“One of

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Posted: 3rd, January 2009 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Big Brother: Verne Troyer Plays Ulrika Jonsson’s Little Guy Up Front

“MINI ME: I’LL SHAFT THE LOT” is the Daily Express’s front-page headline attributed to Celebrity Big Brother hopeful Verne Troyer.

Troyer (or should that be Tryer?) stands 2ft 8in (81 cm) in his socks and is “one of the world’s … READ ON

Posted: 3rd, January 2009 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comments (6) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Let’s Hear It For Obama The Magic Negro In 2009

LIVE from New York, Fox News broadcasts the countdown to 2009, and a cheery message for Barack Obama:

“Let’s hope the Magic Negro does a good job – Jen and John C”

Fox bashers will jump on this and see … READ ON

Posted: 2nd, January 2009 | In: Key Posts, Politicians | Comments (7) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Waiting For You To Be Ready For The Rapture

THE Rapture is a-comin’. When? It’s a-comin’ soon. Evangelists know it. Do you know it? Yes. Are you ready to be rapt? Yes. Frank Gonzalez bring the good news in instalments.

If you’re not ready for the Rapture, he can … READ ON

Posted: 2nd, January 2009 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Woolworths Uniforms For The Unemployed

FOR Christmas, Old Mr Anorak was delighted to buy his staff Woolworths.

Staff at Anorak Towers are now obliged to wear their new uniforms of smart red T-shirt branded by the country’s favourite discounted shop.

Say Old Anorak: “In your … READ ON

Posted: 2nd, January 2009 | In: Key Posts, Money | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0