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Running Scared

‘BRITNEY is on the brink, according to this week’s big National Enquirer feature story. The booze and the heartache are all played out in minute detail, but the most shocking news comes on the gossip pages at the back of

Posted: 15th, August 2002 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Holy Odd Couple!

‘AS Bruce Wayne and his youthful ward Dick Grayson, aka Batman and Robin, actors Adam West and Bruce Ward were a byword for teamwork. Some even suggested that their close on-screen relationship had undertones of homosexuality.

”Holy cow, Batman! Not

Posted: 15th, August 2002 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Sum Of All Fears

”’YIKES!” shrieks the Enquirer. ”Stars’ bizarre phobias turn Hollywood into Hollyweird.” And in the spirit of sympathy and compassion for which it is justly renowned, the magazine proceeds to list the foibles and fears of Tinseltown’s finest.

Woody wonders whether

Posted: 15th, August 2002 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Tarted Up

‘THE only good thing about Kate Lawler being in the Big Brother house was that she couldn’t talk to OK! magazine. But now the ”blonde, beautiful, confident, funny” Kate is on the outside once more, and she’s giving an interview

Posted: 14th, August 2002 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Named And Shamed

‘IN another hymn to blondeness, OK! also interviews Kerry Katona this week. It wasn’t so long ago that Kerry was telling the magazine’s readers all about the heartbreak she suffered when a lapdancer told the tabloids about her stag-night fling

Posted: 14th, August 2002 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Golden RULERs

‘OK! itself has come up with a clever nickname for ”the most desirable men on the planet”. ”They’re roguish, unattached, loaded, eligible romeos or ‘R.U.L.E.Rs” and they are ”the charismatic cads who are impossible to tame”.

The new RULERS

Posted: 14th, August 2002 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Going The Gay Way

‘BRITNEY Spears might have an image so clean that it squeaks, but this week the Enquirer smears that image with whipped cream and encourages it to jelly-wrestle with one of America’s top porn stars.

More than a girl…

”Britney Spears

Posted: 14th, August 2002 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pretty Nasty Woman

‘IF Julia Roberts had such warm feelings for her new husband’s ex-wife as Britney has for Jenna, Danny Moder would probably think he was the luckiest man on earth. But, as the Enquirer reveals, the Pretty Woman is still doing

Posted: 14th, August 2002 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

‘THE news on Jenna Jameson and Britney Spears has no doubt cheered men up considerably, but the Enquirer’s report on Pamela Anderson could bring them back down to earth again. ”Baywatch babe could go bald and may lose her bodacious

Posted: 14th, August 2002 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Named And Shamed

‘IN another hymn to blondeness, OK! also interviews Kerry Katona this week. It wasn’t so long ago that Kerry was telling the magazine’s readers all about the heartbreak she suffered when a lapdancer told the tabloids about her stag-night fling

Posted: 12th, August 2002 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pretty Nasty Woman

‘IF Julia Roberts had such warm feelings for her new husband’s ex-wife as Britney has for Jenna, Danny Moder would probably think he was the luckiest man on earth.

”Watch out, honey. Your husband’s next”

But, as the Enquirer reveals,

Posted: 8th, August 2002 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Spending A Penny

‘THE show may be finished, but the tills are just starting to ring for the Big Brother housemates. This week’s OK! cover star is moaning model Alex Sibley.

They thought the shower was bad the bath was even worse

Posted: 6th, August 2002 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Marketing Spencer

‘EVEN by OK!’s standards, this is a particularly vapid interview. But then, Spencer Smith is a man who shot into the celebrity stratosphere by doing nothing more than test the bounds of personal hygiene on our television screens for a

Posted: 30th, July 2002 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


All Style, No Substance

‘SPENCER Smith challenges the defining doctrine of OK! magazine: ”Being a celebrity is all about looking good”. He proves that sometimes, it can be about hilarious bodily emissions as well.

Brooklyn’s hospital gown was designed by Baby Gap

But after

Posted: 30th, July 2002 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Unhappy Families

‘JORDAN is looking jaded, sick and tired and she’s not even pregnant any more. The poor man’s Posh is photographed with the poor girl’s Becks Dwight Yorke as they register the birth of their baby son, Harvey.

Posted: 30th, July 2002 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mel’s Hell

”I HAVE never been talented at dating. But now that I am out and about again, four years after having had a child, I’m a walking disaster area at the ripe old age of 38.

Martin was only too happy

Posted: 25th, July 2002 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kabbalah, Kabbalah, Ka-blah-blah-blah

”KABBALAH, a mystical branch of Judaism, is filling a spiritual gap for a growing number of A-list celebrities,’ reports Hello!

‘Everything I believe has come from the Kabbalah’

And opening the door to the Kabbalah group we find Naomi Campbell,

Posted: 25th, July 2002 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Laugh ‘Til He Cries

‘THERE’S no nice way of putting this, so we won’t try. Jamie Oliver spent 29 grand on a pair of David Beckham’s boots at the auction during Posh ‘n’ Becks’ World Cup party.

Poisoned by his own fish pie

He

Posted: 25th, July 2002 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Honeymoon Is Over

‘THEY haven’t even swept up the confetti, yet ‘trouble is already brewing in paradise’ for Julia Roberts and her new husband Danny Moder.

The Moders were sick of waiting for the happy couple to emerge from the bedroom

‘The ink

Posted: 25th, July 2002 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dizzy Blonde

‘THERE will be no wedding bells for Britney Spears just yet, but the sound of ambulance sirens could soon be ringing in her ears.

Britney regretted having that last piece of lemon meringue pie

The pop star’s split with boyfriend

Posted: 25th, July 2002 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Making A Killing

‘NOT content with focusing on the world’s most famous celebrities, this week the Enquirer takes a look at the more infamous ones as well.

Beverley Allitt was delighted at her new doll

‘A Colorado sculptor is marketing a new line

Posted: 25th, July 2002 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Household Names

‘IT’S midnight on day nine hundred and twenty-seven in OK!’s tribute to Big Brother.

The original Dwight dwelling

Housemates Elton and David are sitting in Woodside, a sprawling mansion on the outskirts of Windsor. David is wearing Elton’s red hair.

Posted: 24th, July 2002 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


PJ Drama

‘BUT Vicky and David are worried. Hot on their heels in the hunt for fame are PJ, Jade, Spencer, Alex, Kate, Tim and Jonny. The magnificent seven are thrilling the planet with their hilarious antics and cracked-whip humour.

PJ convinces

Posted: 24th, July 2002 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Larks And Spencer

‘IT’S clear to us all that they do not make stars like they used to. And providing us with a breath of fresh air is that hero of old, Spencer Smith.

‘Oi, Kate, not in front of the cameras!’

It’s

Posted: 24th, July 2002 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0