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Greedy Sam Allardyce trapped in ‘slavery’ sting and ‘Woy’ Hodgson insult

England manager ‘Big’ Sam Allardyce wraps the Sun in a choke hold. He’s embroiled in an alleged “dodgy deal”. The FA have launched a “probe” into his affairs.

 

Allardyce sam sting money

 

Allardyce is accused of trying to cash in on his …

Posted: 27th, September 2016 | In: Back pages, Broadsheets, Key Posts, Money, News, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Instapundit v free speech: the censorship run down

When WBTV News of Charlotte Tweeted “LIVE NOW: Protesters on I-277 stopping traffic and surrounding vehicles. AVOID. Watch live » http://3wb.tv/1TGw8DS #KeithLamontScott”, @Instapundit, aka Glenn Reynolds responded, “Run them down.”

For that Reynolds was banned from free-speech loving twitter …

Posted: 25th, September 2016 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


MODE Media: I Want My Money

Mode payIt’d been looking iffy for a while. We at Anorak were not the first to notice that MODE media were not the best payers. They routinely paid 90-120 days. MODE got the money into their bank accounts, used it for …

Posted: 23rd, September 2016 | In: Key Posts, Money, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The offensive Golliwog: don’t ban it just celebrate diversity

golliwog.jpgDo you find golliwogs offensive?  The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) does. It’s banned the Ginger Pop store’s advert featuring a golliwog holding a glass of ginger bear.  The golliwog has caused “serious or widespread offence”.

The Ginger Pop store is …

Posted: 23rd, September 2016 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Paul Gascoigne becomes an anti-free speech role model

Paul Gascoigne is not in the best of health. This we know because the tabloids love to feature Gazza in various stages of trouble. He’s back in the news for the criminal offence of telling a joke. At Dudley …

Posted: 22nd, September 2016 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: more taxpayers’ money, Amaral’s cash and thought crimes

madeleine-2Madeleine McCann: a look at reporting on the missing child.

The Sun bring news of “Maddie Hope”. What hope? The Sun tells us: “Madeleine McCann fund given £100k of government money to keep search alive until April.” That word “alive” …

Posted: 21st, September 2016 | In: Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt split the children in what media hope will be a messy divorce

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt will end their marriage of a whole 2 years and being together since 2004. Divorce has been triggered. She wants sole physical custody of all the couple’s collection of children – 6 of them.

The …

Posted: 21st, September 2016 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bacteria of the New York City subway: artist captures tiny life forms

Artist Craig Ward took sterilized sponges onto the New York sUbway system. He was looking for life invisible to the naked eye. He pressed the swabs into agar plates  and incubated them in his Brooklyn studio.

“Over the summer of …

Posted: 21st, September 2016 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How Chelsea’s Conte and Manchester United’s Mourinho manage failure

blame mourinhoFollowing Chelsea’s home defeat to Liverpool in the Premier League, the BBC says Blues’ manager Antonio Conte “subjected his players to an angry dressing-down”. Conte “accused his players of failing to play as a team.”

The Times says Conte read …

Posted: 19th, September 2016 | In: Back pages, Chelsea, Key Posts, manchester united, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Media training be damned: Joey Barton entertains the trolls

Thrashed 5-1 by Glasgow Celtic in the Old Firm match, Glasgow Rangers wanted to regroup. So the club’s “marquee signing” (source: BBC) Joey Barton thought it an idea to  engage in “some sharp disagreement” with team-mate Andy Halliday.

“Some …

Posted: 16th, September 2016 | In: Back pages, Key Posts, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


‘The Ginger Twat Called Angus’ and other people on a South London pub’s banned list

The Half Moon pub in London’s Herne Hill has banned the following people. Santero tweeted the list, says“… it’s like a Guy Ritchie casting call.” I have to agree.

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Posted: 13th, September 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Seven-year-old boy’s pet lion goes missing

To Russian, where a seven-year-old boy is looking for his lost cat. It’s a big cat. It’s a lion, albeit a cub.

Happily, a local in the city of Ufa spotted the lion and managed to tie it to a …

Posted: 10th, September 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Phuc Off: Zuckerberg and Facebook’s thought police erase Napalm Girl and you’re next

Facebook napalmFacebook has a tricky relationship with censoring images. It recently censored a drawing of a human hand and banned Stephen Ellcock, who’d posted the image. But how do we stand of pictures of naked children?

Facebook’s boss Mark Zuckerberg has …

Posted: 9th, September 2016 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Holler Timing: Liverpool FC frozen in sponsorship hell

Liverpool have a new ‘official timing parter’. It’s a brand called Holler. This is how Holler announced the deal on their website:

 

Liverpool Holler

 

Yeah, not a single wrist in sight. Odd that a brand specialising in watches would show …

Posted: 8th, September 2016 | In: Key Posts, Liverpool, Money, Sports, The Consumer | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


IKEA balls: customer who said he got testicles caught in stool comes clean

When news broke that Claus Jorstad had got a testicle trapped in an IKEA stool, he laughed. “Haha, part of the story is a lie,” he tells Altaposten. “What is true and less true I won’t go into here.”…

Posted: 8th, September 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


IKEA customer gets his testicles trapped in MARIUS

Claus Jørstad of Alta, Norway got his testicle trapped in a MARIUS Stool from IKEA. We mention the product’s name so that any masochists know which one to go for.

 

 

Claus was seated on his stool in the …

Posted: 7th, September 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Only the fearful sneer at ‘Giant Troll’ Milo Yiannopoulos

You don’t have to like him to support his right to free speech. Ann Althouse gets it:

“ABC’s Nightline goes after Milo Yiannopoulos and I’ve never bothered with this guy one way or the other… but this ham-handed effort to

Posted: 6th, September 2016 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The incredible insect highway over your heads

The air is alive with insects. The wasp you saw was nothing. In the troposphere, there are billions of insects riding over your head. Take a look:

 

Posted: 5th, September 2016 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Keith Vaz: Vazeline sex, Paris Brown and a casualty of Modern Warfare 2

Keith Vaz MP is riding high on the news cycle. The Sunday Mirror has news on the Labour politician. It’s a story of sex, drugs and power. By way of a titter, the BBC notes: ‘Mr Vaz has been referred …

Posted: 4th, September 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Idiocy in a New York City bike lane

Stay in the bike lane. And stay to the end of this video. It’s not easy.

 


Spotter New York Times

Posted: 3rd, September 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Donald Trump should vet only male immigrants and hire more women cops

Amanda Marcotte has a message for Trump supporters. She writes in Salon:

A modest proposal: Trump has it all wrong — to prevent crime, we need to do some “extreme vetting” of men

It’s not all immigrants who need …

Posted: 3rd, September 2016 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Who farted in Grimsby Magistrates’ Court?

“Woman breaking wind cuts through sombre silence of Grimsby courtroom” is our local news story of the week.

The Grimsby Telegraph doesn’t say whether Grimsby Magistrates’ Court is famed for its silence, only that during proceedings a woman sat in …

Posted: 3rd, September 2016 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Crystal Palace chairman bemoans the money game but Premier League wages are of the clubs’ making

With the football Transfer Window, Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish assesses the scene in the Times:

There is one price for a club and there is another price for a Premier League club. But it isn’t just the increase

Posted: 2nd, September 2016 | In: Back pages, Key Posts, Money, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


‘I adore distilled whippet shit’: ‘Tom Baker’s’ advert outtake (NSFW)

Is this Tom Baker talking in an outtake for an advert he was recording? YouTuber campfreddie thinks it might be:

Tom Baker is over here. …

Posted: 1st, September 2016 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Woman cleans her ear with her very long tongue (video)

Gerkary Bracho has a very long tongue. Or maybe she has an average-sized tongue in a very small head?

huge tongue

Posted: 1st, September 2016 | In: Gifs, Key Posts, Strange But True | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0