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19th, May Celebrities

In Photos: Britain's Oldest Prostitute Is Back

SHEILA Vogel-Coupe is back in the news. Connected X Factor wannabe Katie Waissel is the star of Channel 4's My Granny The Escort. The Sun says Sheila is "Britain's oldest prostitute — who charges £250 an hour for romps with men as young as 20."... More »

19th, May Money 1

How To Have More Sex - The Huge Secret Is Out

ONCE again the scientists have come to our rescue, explaining one of the world's great mysteries. Why is it that some people en up having more sex with more people than some others?.. More »

19th, May Arsenal

Transfer Balls: Arsenal, Spurs And Everton Are All Favourites To Sign James Milner

SO. How are Arsenal going to kick on from FA Cup glory? The Telegraph and Mail says the Gunners have £100m to invest in new players. And the Times identifies the first name though the door. It's... Manchester City’s James Milner... More »

19th, May Flashback

Those Fabulous and Frightening 1970s Kitchens

THIS couple looks genuinely afraid of their new kitchen – and well they should be. Kitchens around the 1970s could be a fearful sight. Retina scorching wallpaper, oddly unmatched linoleum, and miles and miles of wood paneling can strike fear into the hearts of men and women alike. Take a look... More »

19th, May Film

Bearded Space Alien Jesus In A Leisure Suit Is Awesome At Karate

A bearded 'superman' with no powers comes to earth in a powder-blue velour tracksuit to drive a silver dune buggy into an unrelated blaxploitation film about urban literacy.... More »

18th, May Money

Jill Abramson Is Punch Drunk: I'd Edit The NY Times For Much Less Than You

BACK in April, the New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson told us about the T-for-Times tattoo on her back. One month later Abramson was sacked. Her offence? She had been moaning about her meagre wages.... More »

18th, May Flashback

Katharina Detzel's Incredible Dummy And Other Prinzhorn Collection Insanities

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18th, May Celebrities

Amy Willerton And Joey Essex Get Off On The Face Of The Sun

THE Sun going for an Amy Willerton double-header today. In Colin Robertson's story, Amy is at Cannes. No, not for a tanning, but for the film festival. Yes, the mo-del is an actor... More »

18th, May Celebrities

Brooklyn Beckham On Quiche, Coffee And Vicky's Rolls Royce Bottom

THE Sun can "exclusively reveal that "Brooklyn Beckham has landed a weekend job in a coffee shop". Teenager gets part-time job in shop a shocker to the Sun, but comes as little surprise to we who have long known about Brooklyn's appreciation of buns and pastries... More »

18th, May Royal Family

Prince Harry And Cressida Bonas 'In Constant Touch' As They Shake WIth Fear

HUZZAH! prince Harry Baseball Cap and Cressida Bonas (fnar) are back on. The Mail tells readers: But after just three weeks apart, the pair have had a secret reunion and are now back in ‘constant touch’... More »

18th, May News 2

Luton Muslims Fight State Intrusion Into Their Children's Sex Lives

"He was sat with a male adult who looked him in the eye and said, 'What do you know about gays?' What that made him do, it made him panic, and he said 'I don't want to continue this conversation,' because he felt scared, intimidated," said Shah. "It's horrible for a child to be in a room with somebody they've never met before, who's not with a teacher and not with a parent.".. More »

17th, May Arsenal 1

Arsenal Balls And Topless Gropes: The 10 Best Moments From The 2014 FA Cup Final

ARSENAL win the FA Cup. Islington erupts like, as @JonnyGeller quips, the Gunners have won the Booker Prize. And we get the 10 best photos for you... More »

17th, May Sports

FA Cup Balls: Arsenal Win And Get Slagged Off By BT Sport's Danny Baker

DANNY Baker's FA Cup final tweets should make for an interesting topic for his meeting with his bosses at BT Sport... More »

17th, May Sports 1

Arsenal Balls: Thierry Henry Says 'Footballing' Americans Are Idiots (The Irish Might Laugh)

Henry, the Arsenal great now earning a buck in the USA, is bemused why Americans insist on calling Gridiron 'football' when they use their hands not their feet... More »

17th, May Arsenal

When Arsenal Broke Hull City Hearts In The 1930 FA Cup

ON the way to their first FA Cup win in 1930, Arsenal defeated Hull City. The first semi-final at Elland Road, Leeds, finished 2–2. The replay at Villa Park, Birmingham, ended 1-0 to the Arsenal. The Hull local paper was noble in defeat... More »

16th, May Arsenal

Arsenal Balls: You'll Never Guess Who Else Is Planning An FA Cup Victory Parade

THE Sun picks up on the Yorkshire Post's story that Arsenal have already prepared for victory in the FA Cup Final.... More »

16th, May Flashback

Guinness Was Once The Nazi Beer Of Choice: Black Beer For Black Shirts (The Posters)

Giving the Nazis the bird... More »

16th, May Celebrities

Larissa Riquelme: Paraguay's Number 1 And Number 2 Fan Gets In Shape For Brazil 2014

BY now you'll be wondering what Paraguayan model Larissa Riquelme has been up since showing off her mobile phone holders at the World Cup 2010?... More »

16th, May In Pictures

Photos of The Week - May 16 2014

PHOTOS of the week for MAY 16 2014: More »

16th, May Flashback 1

Listen To This 1972 Tribute To Norwich City: When White People Called Reggae 'Calypso'

ORIGINALLY released on 7″ vinyl in 1972, what we have hear is a cracking little pop ditty about Norwich City by a band by the name of The Chic Applin Sound from back when white people called reggae “calypso”. Give it a listen, it’s a bloody belter… More »

16th, May Celebrities

Liberace And Elvis Jam On Guitar And Piano In 1956

Liberace, piano virtuoso who became known as Mr. Showmanship, is shown with Elvis Presley at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas in November, 1956.... More »

16th, May Film 2

The 5 Greatest Giant Monster Movies of All-Time

I would suggest that the following five films deserve consideration as being among the greatest giant monster movies of all time... More »

16th, May Key Posts 1

Listen As Nigel Farage Gets Vigorously Shafted By An Invisible Romanian On The James O'Brien Show

FINALLY! UKIPS' one-man-band Nigel Farage is exposed by LBC's James O’Brien to be the crap politician he surely is. .. More »

16th, May Celebrities

You Can't Take The Piss When You're Famous, Rihanna

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16th, May Books

'We Go To The Gallery': Enjoy Miriam Elia's Twisted Spoof On The Peter & Jane Books

'WE Go To The Gallery' is artist Miriam Elia's twist on Ladybird children's books Peter & Jane... More »