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10 great Halloween party songs that aren’t naff

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HALLOWEEN is coming. You want to host a party. This is the music you need to play.

Tam Lin: Fairport Convention


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


Irony Overload: The Guardian says the Daily Mail is anti-Semitic

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WHEN it comes to talking of anti-Semitism in newspapers, who better than the Guardian to bring the Daily Mail to order over its Ralph Miliband hatchet job? The Guardian is the paper in which Richard Imgram told readers:

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Posted: 6th, October 2013 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Edinburgh and Leeds University ban on Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines is racist

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ROBIN Thicke’s hit has everyone’s knickers in a twist. The Universities of Kingston, Edinburgh, Leeds, Derby and West Scotland have banned their students unions from playing one of year’s biggest hits. The righteous students have censored the Top Ten, just

Posted: 4th, October 2013 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Council of Europe’s purge on circumcision enshrines anti-Semitism and anti-Islam in law

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HAS the Council of Europe banned Jewish boys from being Jewish boys? The Council has decreed that circumcision is “a violation of the physical integrity of children”. It says all 47 nations in the Council’s zone will  “initiate a

Posted: 3rd, October 2013 | In: Key Posts, News | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Football’s 10 most offensive pundits

TOM Cowan and Robbie Fowler are the latest pundits to find that a casual remark or a casual prejudice can get you into hot water.

‘Banter’ is no longer an acceptable excuse for inappropriate sentiments however lightly expressed, and woe …

Posted: 2nd, October 2013 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The 17 British sports legends and pop stars who owned their own shops

WHEN Huddersfield Giants star Danny Brough (seen here with his bestselling blueberry bonbons) revealed his other life as co-owner of the Hull confectionery shop Sweeet Shack (with an extra ‘e’) some people may have raised an eyebrow or two.

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Once …

Posted: 1st, October 2013 | In: Celebrities, Flashback, Key Posts, Music, Sports | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen answer the phones on Efrom Allen’s New York cable TV show in 1978

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ON September 18, 1978, Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungun appeared on New York cable Tv show The Efrom Allen Show. Also on the panel taking calls from the great unwashed were, Stiv Bators of the Dead Boys, and Cynthia Ross …

Posted: 30th, September 2013 | In: Celebrities, Flashback, Key Posts | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Who’s afraid of adults? Drunk and depressed children listening to their therapist

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TWO stories in today’s papers stand out:

The Times leads with news that Under 11s are getting drunk and seeking treatment in A&E departments.

Hundreds of primary-school age children were admitted to accident and emergency departments for alcohol-related problems last

Posted: 30th, September 2013 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hey Lulu: The stoned and brilliant performance that saw Jimi Hendrix banned from the BBC

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ON January 4, 1969 Jimi Hendrix appeared on Happening for Lulu. Sharing the bill with Pan’s People, Badfinger and Johnny Harris, Hendrix and his Experience would perform a duet with the Shout singer at the BBC’s London studios. Well, they …

Posted: 28th, September 2013 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Things that exists: Japanese butt pudding

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IN Japan you can buy butt pudding. Expect much spooning:
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Posted: 25th, September 2013 | In: Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The 18 most unforgettable team photos of all time

DAVID Cameron has played down rugby international Manu Tuilagi’s ‘bunny ears’ gesture as ‘a bit of fun’, and accepted an apology from the player after his impertinent gesture during the British Lions’ photo call at Downing Street.

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Posted: 23rd, September 2013 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Daily Mail returns to leer at ‘leggy’ nine-year-old Leni Klum

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THE Daily Mail continues to leer at young girls.

Back in January, thy Mail said that Heidi Klum’s daughter was a “leggy beauty”.

Heidi Klum’s daughter is eight years old. She is the Mail’s “lovely Leni”.…

Posted: 23rd, September 2013 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Top 10 masked bands of all time (volume 1)

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SINCE time immemorial singers have coloured their faces or hidden behind masks. The masks enable the singers to be freer, take on news personas and cut loose. We’ve flicked through the record archives here at Anorak Towers and now bring …

Posted: 23rd, September 2013 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In 1983 Dennis Hopper performed this Russian Dynamite Death Chair Act in Houston

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IN 1983 Dennis Hopper went to Rice University in Houston, Texas. Students piled onto buses. They followed Hopper to Houston’s Big H Speedway. His arrival was announced thus:

“Stick around folks and watch a famous Hollywood film personality perform the

Posted: 23rd, September 2013 | In: Celebrities, Flashback, Key Posts | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The world’s most famous politicians who painted

POLITICIANS are gentle souls who like to create. Some make art. We’ve noticed a few of them:

Dwight D. Eisenhower

 

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“I have a lot of fun since I took it up, in my somewhat miserable way, your

Posted: 23rd, September 2013 | In: Key Posts, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Retro toys: Donny And Marie Osmond action figures, TV studio and adoption kit

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DONNY and Marie Osmond were the stars of their eponymous TV show. Between 1976 and 1979, kids tuned in to see the beaming Mormon siblings singing country-style songs. They also performed skits with star guests, performing parodies of hit films, …

Posted: 23rd, September 2013 | In: Celebrities, Flashback, Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The 10 most mental WTF adverts ever to appear on Craiglist

THSE are the 10 most WTF adverts ever to appear on Craigslist (until we find another ten):

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Posted: 22nd, September 2013 | In: Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Baba Ramdev: Keith Vaz supports India’s celebrity swami who says gays are a sickness to be cured by yoga

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WHY was Swami  Ramdevji detained at Heathrow Airport for eight hours as he tried to make way to Glasgow?

Also known as Baba Ramdev, Ramdevji was scheduled to lead a 1500-strong yoga class in Glasgow this Monday. Immigration stopped him. …

Posted: 21st, September 2013 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Why Aaron Alexis did it: Islam, Noodles, Call of Duty and every other reason on one page

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WHY did Aaron Alexis murder 12 people on a US naval base?

The Daily Mirror knows. He was:

“DRIVEN TO KILL BY CALL Of DUTY”

After the stupid headline, the Mirror’s Christopher Bucktin strafes the page with other facts as …

Posted: 18th, September 2013 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pie and Mash saved the world: the stars who love the traditional cockney staple

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PIE and Mash, the traditional cockney staple, is under threat. An ageing fan base, coupled with a shortage of eels, has accelerated the decline of the traditional eel and pie shop.…

Posted: 17th, September 2013 | In: Celebrities, Flashback, Key Posts, The Consumer | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Nigeria’s greatest living scientist uses magnets, pi and lions to prove that gay marriage is wrong

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“I WAS the first to publish report about the 2006 total solar eclipse in the newspaper in Nigeria when I was writing for the defunct New Age newspaper,” says University of Lagos post graduate student, Chibuihem Amalaha.

“I also …

Posted: 17th, September 2013 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ban the veil to save freedom-hating Britain from Muslim women and other perverts

A lady arrives at Blackfriars Crown Court in London today.  PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday September 16, 2013. See PA story. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

SHOULD a Muslim woman be able to wear a full-face veil in court? Judge Peter Murphy, ‘no’. He says the woman charged with witness intimidation must show her face in Blackfriars Crown Court (above). She says she does not want …

Posted: 16th, September 2013 | In: Key Posts, News | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0