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Wonder Woman is your new UN women’s champion

Wonder Woman has been awarded the role of honorary UN ambassador, promoting women’s empowerment and preventing domestic violence through, smiling and bullet-repelling bracelets.

Wonder Woman promises to nail, punch in the throat and re-educate 2D women-haters the world over.

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Posted: 14th, October 2016 | In: Celebrities, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pixelating faces to protect the underage and women in burqas

To pixelate or not to pixelate? That’s the question editors have to face when publishing news items featuring minors in criminal matters. The Telegraph, for instance, fell foul of the new IPSO Press watchdog when it published a Facebook …

Posted: 14th, October 2016 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Donald Trump branded a peado pervert, Bill Clinton a ‘rapist’ and Hillary an immigrant deporting divider

Donald Trump is mired in sex stories.The Telegraph says Trump is the subject for “sexual assault allegations”. These are “claims made by women against the Republican presidential nominee”.

Trump has not been accused of rape. Others have been  such as …

Posted: 13th, October 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Quick thinking hotel manger saves dog with lead caught in a moving lift

Here of the day is Ben Duke, who saved a dog’s life when its leads got trapped in an elevator. “I happened to walk out at the right time and save the dogs life,” says Ben, general manager at The …

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


St Dunstan’s school, Glastonbury, sends parents typo C-bvomb

The message to parents with children at St Dunstan’s school, Glastonbury, Somerset, is clear: state your ‘cunt’ of birth:

 

school cunty

 

The school says the word ‘cunty’ is a typo and not a comment on nationality. The letters ‘O’ and

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


For Sale at Clinton fundraiser: the Donald Trump paddle ball gag

Donald Trump paddle ball gag

 

Presidential Tat Watch spots this “Donald Trump Paddle Ball” on sale at the Gagosian’s Benefit for Clinton, Art For Hillary.

Designed by New York sculptor Elliott Arkin, the wooden paddle features a likeness of Donald Trump’s face. The mouth …

Posted: 12th, October 2016 | In: News, Politicians, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit: Guardian says Zara shoppers epitomise the working class

What does it mean to be working class? Aditya Chakrabortty knows. Having analysed the 17m people who voted to leave the European Union and found them “delusional”, he tells Guardian readers what it is to be working class:

What

Posted: 12th, October 2016 | In: Broadsheets, Money, News, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton sing I’ve Had The Time of My Life

Donald and Hillary will now sing I’ve Had The Time of My Life:

 

The video was produced by Dutch broadcaster Lucky TV.

When I saw them I kept thinking of Dolly Parton (Trump) and Kenny Rogers (Clinton).

Make …

Posted: 11th, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Killer Clown hysteria reaches Watford – and its got a butter knife

Have you seen killer clowns? The Watford Observer reports that a “knife-wielding clown has been spotted near a children’s playground in Watford at 3:30pm.” Cheryl Warby says her children spotted a clown holding a butter knife.

There’s a fashion for …

Posted: 11th, October 2016 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hillary Clinton and Heather Samuelson give WikiLeaks emails a delicious stink

We’re still all waiting for the anything in Hillary Clinton’s hacked emails – released by WikiLeaks  – to besmirch her reputation for being economical with the actualité (surely ‘a titan of truth’ – ed) . Of course, thousands of Clinton’s …

Posted: 10th, October 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


William Tapley is Donald Trump’s ‘unofficial’ music maestro

William Tapley Trump song Jesus

He’s back! The str of ‘thirdeaglebooks’ is a Donald Trump supporters. He’s written a song for Don. As the blurb says, this is the “unofficial” campaign song for the 2016 Trump-Pence Republican Presidential ticket. The official song will find this …

Posted: 10th, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Trump v Who? The electorate lose again as Hillary vanishes

How did the second debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton go? Trump is a nutzoid candidate. Clinton is a really poor one. American decides which of these two sub-par candidates gets to be President.

The Press are obsessed with …

Posted: 10th, October 2016 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


NBC endorsed pussy grabber Trump, Clinton’s sniper and Obama’s aide ‘groped’ Hillary

We know all about Donald Trump and TV host Billy Bush sharing a “locked-room” chat during which the tsunami-haired bricks-and-golf tycoon advised randy males to “Grab her by the pussy“? But why are we hearing about this now?…

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


Teenager has nine-inch tail removed (photos)

teenager tail removed human tail

 

“It became a problem when the tail grew outside the body,” said the 14-year-old boy’s mother, who doesn’t want to be named.

“He would just lift the [8-inch] tail every time he needed to change his clothes. I could

Posted: 9th, October 2016 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bill Clinton to Gennifer Flowers – ‘Hillary Clinton has eaten more pussy than I have’ and other Trump defences

How do we tell the story of reality TV star Donald Trump telling gibbering TV host Billy Bush “Grab her by the pussy“? The British news has made Trump’s “crass” comment (Express) the lead news story. Bigger than …

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


Other parents: dad arrested for throwing away hairy 19-year-old son’s Lego

To Florida, where Nicholas Melice, Sr., 46, is rowing with his son, Nicholas Jr., 19.

 

Lego parents

 

 

Mr. Melice Sr. (above) wants to throw away Mr. Melice Jr.’s Lego.

It gets heated. Police are called.

Both Mr. Melice …

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


‘Grab them by the pussy’: WikiLeaks, Hillary Clinton’s potential cover up and Trump’s Tic Tacs for sex

WikiLeaks has released bits of speeches Hillary Clinton gave in the years before her 2016 presidential campaign. It was a lucrative tour. Private audiences paid her “at least $26.1 million in speaking fees”.

We get to see the speeches because …

Posted: 8th, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mother gets ‘keepsake’ vibrator stuck up her anus

Emma Phillips, Wallasey, Wirral, is the trainee teacher who got a large dildo stuck in her anus (?). This is no secret. Emma has not been exposed or outed in some way. She wants to tell us all about her …

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


UKIP’s Stephen Woolfe: I voted for Trump unconsciously

Woolfe Trump

 

UKIP sources insist that condemnation of the alleged fight between UKIP MEPs Stephen Woolfe and Mike Hookem is unwarranted.

“We regret that a heated debate ended with one man seriously ill in hospital,” says a UKIP source, “but it …

Posted: 7th, October 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


UKIP fight – Stephen Woofe v Mike Hookem: the door frame did it

It is, puns the Times, “a dramatic blow to UKIP’s reputation”. In Strasbourg, Steven Woolfe, a North West MEP, collapsed at the European parliament after an alleged row with Mike Hookem – nominative determinism? –  who represents Yorkshire and …

Posted: 7th, October 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Listen to Michel Foucault’s free lectures at UC Berkeley, 1980-1983

Open Culture has a great post on French philosopher Michel Foucault (1926-1984), who lectured in English at UC Berkeley, delivering several lectures in English. And we can listen to everything this heavyweight in the filed of humanities said.

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Posted: 6th, October 2016 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Majorca mums, Goncalo Amaral’s next blockbuster and ‘the worst thing imaginable’

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

The Sun: “FRESH MADDIE SCANDAL.”

What old or, to use the Sun’s terminology, stale Maddie scandal? The only thing we know is that a child vanished and the news …

Posted: 6th, October 2016 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cinema ticket alternative makes everyone look like George Clooney

Alcohol remains relatively good value. Cinema tickets less so. Laura Donnelly is shocked, telling Telegraph readers: “Alcohol now so cheap 13 pints can be bought for price of cinema ticket.”

Or to flip that: Cinema is so expensive you can …

Posted: 6th, October 2016 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, Money, News, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Transfer balls: Chelsea double their offer for Juventus and Manchester City’s Leonardo Bonucci

Transfer balls:  The BBC says Chelsea’s owners Roman Abramovich has sanctioned a move for  Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci, 29.  The Blues will offer the Italians £60m.

The Telegraph says this would be a world-record fee for a defender, beating the …

Posted: 6th, October 2016 | In: Back pages, Chelsea, Manchester City, News, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Signs Apartheid is over: 42,000 South African whites live in poverty

Good news and bad news in the Daily Mail. The good news is that apartheid in South Africa has well and truly ended. The bad news is that South Africa is not a very rich country and productivity is …

Posted: 5th, October 2016 | In: Money, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0