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99 acts of vandalism by BANKSY

ART BANKSY

BANSKY is the famous Bristolian artist, a master of witty one liners. They say he’s called Robin ­Gunningham. The Banksy part came from his nickname Robin Banx. He went to Bristol Cathedral School. He left with an E grade in … READ ON

Posted: 6th, March 2013 | In: Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daily Mail trolls want Tewkesbury mum Heather Frost and her kids murdered

heather frost queen copy

WHAT’S Heather Frost been up to? The Tewkesbury Tribal elder (11 kids – one more and she can rival Jacobs and the Jews) is scheduled to move into a 1,850 square foot council-provided “mansion”. The Mail’s Simon Tomlinson holds his … READ ON

Posted: 6th, March 2013 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Spare the children from photoshopped creep shots for their own good

PROTECTING children from abuse online is a big deal.

Barnardo’s is running a campaign. It features this image:

exploitation

 

 … READ ON

Posted: 6th, March 2013 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Oscar Pistorius Range: contest to find artwork and slogans for runner’s next Nike ads

NIKE have pulled the Oscar Pistorius advert, the one about the bullet being in the chamber. The South African runner killed Reeva Steenkamp, his lover. On The Drum website, a contest is underway to produce creatives for any future … READ ON

Posted: 5th, March 2013 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Peter Wyngarde: when ‘Rape ‘ was King and gross indecency wore vinyl and velvet

THE Daily Mail is never slow to point out, in merciless detail, the physical and sartorial shortcomings of any celebrity, be they great or small.

“When Seventies television star Peter Wyngarde was spotted out shopping near his West London home READ ON

Posted: 5th, March 2013 | In: Celebrities, Flashback, Key Posts, Music, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


James Bulger: What do you do with Thompson and Venables’ ‘unparalleled evil’?

JON Venables is front-page news. One of two-year-of James Bulger’s two ten-year-old killers is the subject of the Sun’s story:

“BULGER KILLER GROOMED ME FOR SEX”

Groomed? Like paedos groom? Grooming is the word the UK authorities use to describe … READ ON

Posted: 3rd, March 2013 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (4) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Harry Styles: Not the first popstar to be hit with something on stage (video round-up)

RECENTLY, Harry Styles of One Direction, was pelted in the wang by a stray shoe, thrown from his beloved audience. This writer himself has thrown an errant trainer at The Prodigy, missing the target (Keef) by some distance and hitting … READ ON

Posted: 28th, February 2013 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Celtic FC’s Green Brigade are victims of the war on free speech

THE Sun repeats the claim that PC Tommy McCrindle has been banned from policing Celtic fans. He is alleged to have written on his Facebook page (now deleted): “Fume-a-Pest & Termite Control.” Likening Celtic fans to rats and fleas … READ ON

Posted: 27th, February 2013 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comments (12) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The sex abuse witch hunt: conflating Lord Rennard, Cardinal O’Brien and Operation Yewtree

SEX-abuse scandals are replacing kiss’n’tells as tabloid fodder. Sensation swirls about the LibDems’ former party chief executive Lord Rennard. Women say he acted “inappropriately. There is a claim that Rennard repeatedly “brushed a woman’s leg at dinner. … READ ON

Posted: 27th, February 2013 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Readers identify the Tenby beach monster: it’s a Me-ex

WHAT is the thing washed up on Tenby’s South Beach. What is that thing on the Pembrokeshire sands? Says one who saw it: “I could see it had little hair left on it’s decomposing body. Immediately I thought it was READ ON

Posted: 26th, February 2013 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In 1959 Pose magazine let the pin-ups speak

YEARS before the Sun crested the “News in Briefs” Page 3 feature, US cupcake magazine Pose introduced its readers to the ladies’ speech bubbles.
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Posted: 25th, February 2013 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The other side of West Ham and England’s Bobby Moore ‘King of the Bar Stool’

AS the West Ham faithful congregate at the Bolyn Ground to remember Bobby Moore, here are some memories of the maestro, not all of which are likely to be mentioned in the match programme…

Boozer

Moore’s drinking exploits were legendary, … READ ON

Posted: 25th, February 2013 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kiwi rugby coach Ruben Wiki tackles half time streaker (epic photo)

TO the NRL rugby match between New Zealand’s New Warriors and Australia’s Brisbane Broncos. Ruben Wiki, the onetime Warriors centre now working as the club’s conditioning coach, wows the 15,000 fans at Forsyth Barr stadium in Dunedin, when he brings … READ ON

Posted: 25th, February 2013 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Oscars 2013: the best quotes (Anne Hathaway thinks Fantine was real)

THE OSCARS 2013 – the pick of the lines:

Anne Hathaway: “Here’s hoping that sometime in the not-too-distant future, the misfortunes of Fantine will only be found in stories – and not in real life.”

Because Les Miserables is a … READ ON

Posted: 25th, February 2013 | In: Film, Key Posts | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Tanning mom Patricia Krentril heads to London in search of the sun’s rays

IN May 2012, Patricia Krentril was arrested in New Jersey for taking her 5-year-old daughter to a tanning salon, where she was burnt. Krentil, who looks George Hamilton’s portrayal of Geppetto’s Mr. Hankey, became a star. In May of … READ ON

Posted: 24th, February 2013 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Oscar Pistorius jokes: The funniest thing you’ll read about the killer Olympian

OSCAR Pistorius Balls: Anorak’s look at drivel written about the killing of Reeva Steenkamp. The runner has been portrayed an heroic oil painting. Today Tony Parsons writes in the Mirror:

The bigots are happy – the Oscar Pistorius

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Posted: 23rd, February 2013 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Oscar Pistorius wins bail: ‘some kind of species the world has never seen before’ (photos)


OSCAR Pistorius has spent 4 days applying to be bailed for his shooting dead of Reeva Steenkamp, his lover. If this has been a big show, just wait until the main event. He’s won bail. A reader writes:

 The Pistorius

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Posted: 22nd, February 2013 | In: Key Posts, Reviews, Sports | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Oscar Pistorius from despair to bravado: the changing face of the Olympics star in court in photos

OSCAR Pistorius murder case: has the Paralympic runner’s demeanour changed over the last few days? Have defiance and even bravado replaced desperation? Cameras are allowed into the Pretoria courtroom. They allow the world to see snapshots of one man’s trial … READ ON

Posted: 22nd, February 2013 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Heather Frost: Could Tewkesbury Queen borrow Rebekah Brooks’ police horse?

HEATHER Frost, the Sun’s “dole Queen, might move into a custom-built six-bedroom council “mansion” in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire.

(It’s 1,850 square feet and not liable for any forthcoming mansion tax – mansions are now deemed to be … READ ON

Posted: 20th, February 2013 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Atherton California: the best police reports in America

IN Atherton, California, the average home costs $4,010,200. It’s home to 7100 residents. Last year, the town saw 152 crimes, of which 95 were for larceny. There were no reported rapes nor murders. The Atherton Crime Prevention Task Force’s … READ ON

Posted: 20th, February 2013 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sergei Magnitsky: How a dead man was put on trial

THE court calls Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky. He’s a bit slow to take the stand. He’s a bit quiet. This is because Sergei Magnitsky is dead. He died in a Russian prison from pancreatitis. He’s buried at Moscow’s Preobrazhensky cemetery.… READ ON

Posted: 20th, February 2013 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Oscar Pistorus murder trial: His affidavit in full

THE OSCAR Pistorus Murder story is tabloid manna. Was the fabled double-amputee running champion no cartoon Zebedee made human, rather a baser, more Earth-bound man who murdered his lover, Reeve Steemkamp? Did he really shoot though a shut door not … READ ON

Posted: 20th, February 2013 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The fashionistas of London Fashion Week 2013 – photos of fashion’s forwards

LONDON Fashion Week 2013: we’ve been photographing the fashionistas seen outside Somerset House. Look out for: 1980s colours; the BA Robertson fan club; men dressed as clerics; men dressed as furtive sex shop browsers (circa. 1973); and other cool … READ ON

Posted: 18th, February 2013 | In: Fashion, Key Posts | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Huey P. Newton and the Black Panther Party: a picture story

HUEY P. Newton was the co-founder of the Black Panther Party co-founder and Minister of Defense. He was born on February 17, 1942.  He was murdered by a member of the Black Guerilla Family on August 22, 1989. On  the … READ ON

Posted: 18th, February 2013 | In: Flashback, Key Posts | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Gerry McCann says ‘Madeleine and her safety is often treated with complete contempt’

MADELEINE McCANN: Kate and Gerry McCann want Lord Leveson proposals on media regulation be implemented in full.

They should not get their way. Press Freedom means what it says. No buts. Why should journalists be held to ethical and moral … READ ON

Posted: 17th, February 2013 | In: Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0