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7th, November 2014 News

Jimmy Savile: The BBC's Pet Paedo May Not Have Abused Victims In 41 Hospitals

JIMMY Savile has yet to be dug up and beaten with sticks, his head stuck on a spike. But the man never tried for his alleged crimes remains under investigation... More »

7th, November 2014 News

Transfer Balls: Manchester City Will Sell Yaya Touré And Spend Big To Get Everton's Ross Barkley

ARE Manchester City looking to offload their stella midfielder Yaya Touré? It was only last year Touré was telling everyone that "nothing would give me greater pleasure than to finish my career as a Manchester City player." More »

6th, November 2014 Celebrities

Russell Brand Triggers A Revolution At The New Statesman

COMPARE and contrast The New Statesman's reporting on Russell Brand: 24 October, 2013, Russell Brand edits an edition of The New Statesman.... More »

6th, November 2014 The Consumer

Someone’s recut the new John Lewis advert as a horror movie, and it’s brilliant

Lennon approves this message... More »

6th, November 2014 NSFW

Medics Film And Mock Man In Hospital With Girlfriend’s Strap-On Stuck Inside His Bottom

IS Nothing Safe? In Greece a man has become impaled on his girlfriend's strap-on phallus... More »

6th, November 2014 Celebrities 2

Nigel Farage And Stewart Lee's Laugh In: With Straight Man Andrew Lawrence

Can't help but notice increasingly, a lot 'political' comedians cracking cheap and easy gags about UKIP, to the extent that it's got hack, boring and lazy very quickly. Particularly too much moronic, liberal back-slapping on panel shows like Mock The Week where aging, balding, fat men, ethnic comedians and women-posing-as-comedians, sit congratulating themselves on how enlightened they are about the fact that UKIP are ridiculous and pathetic... More »

6th, November 2014 Chelsea

Chelsea Balls: John Terry 'Takes A Pay Cut' To Reduce Ticket Prices And Hell Freezes Over

TO Chelsea, where, as the Sun reprots, "JOHN TERRY vows this week to speak to Chelsea’s board of directors about the sky-high ticket prices at his club.".. More »

6th, November 2014 News

Phil Rudd Murder Plot Charge: 'We're A Bit Shocked'

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd, 60, is accused of attempting to hire a hitman to murder two people... More »

6th, November 2014 Fashion

Artist Turns Heavy Metal T-Shirts Into Hadnmade Quilts

IN San Francisco, artist Ben Venom recycles heavy metal t-shirts into handmade quilts... More »

5th, November 2014 Sports 1

Spurs Balls: Useless Adebayor And Weak Pochettino Make One Man Dream Of 'Man's Man' Tim Sherwood

SPURS Balls: The Daily Mail's Neil Ashton has been talking about Adebayor:... More »

5th, November 2014 Liverpool

Liverpool Balls: Yaya Toure Moves To Anfield And Van Persie Is At Real Madrid

DID you find Liverpool's Champions' League match in Real Madrid a tad predictable? Liverpool lost 1-0, which suggests the match was closely fought... More »

5th, November 2014 Sports

Manchester United and QPR Sket Balls: Rio Ferdinand is a role model, say FA

Last week, Ferdinand posted a message on Twitter that read: “Is humour even allowed. I’m baffled! Ludicrous – I don’t mean the rapper....” More »

5th, November 2014 Celebrities 2

Russell Brand's Revolution Ended With The Blur Cry 'Parklife'

RUSSELL Brand has but one rule in his book Revolution: be entertaining. The reams of bilge and opinion poured over his book is laughable. I never found Brand funny until now... More »

5th, November 2014 NSFW

Is Nothing Safe: Man Makes Out With A Tree Every Morning

IS Nothing Safe - a look at humans shagging all manner of things?... More »

5th, November 2014 The Consumer

Shit Express: Service Lets You Post Your Enemy A Pile Of Steaming Turds

Return to sender... More »

5th, November 2014 News 1

Yehuda Glick: Peace And Loathing On Temple Mount

WHO is Yehuda Glick, the man shot in Israel, allegedly by Mu’taz Hijazi, shot dead by Israeli police?... More »

5th, November 2014 Arsenal

Arsenal Balls: Danny Welbeck's Goal That Wasn't And A Clueless Referee

Maybe being 'clueless' is contagious? More »

5th, November 2014 Global Warming

Australian Green Christine Milne Endorses Coal

Australia needs to choose between coal and death, according to Greens Leader Christine Milne ... “Do you want death or do you want coal?... More »

5th, November 2014 Celebrities

Former Chelsea Footballer Frank Leboeuf On Acting And Dining With John Malkovich

THE Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything features a face familiar to fans of Chelsea FC.... More »

5th, November 2014 Celebrities 3

Claudia Winkleman: Daughter 'Catches Fire' And UKIP Would See Her Burn

CLAUDIA Winkleman is on the front pages. Her eight-year-old daughter, Matilda, has been taken to hospital on Friday after her Halloween costume caught alight... More »

4th, November 2014 Money

Idling: 70% Of Porn Traffic Comes From Office Computers During Work Hours

Slacking off, jacking off and clocking off... More »

4th, November 2014 Celebrities

A Tour of Slavoj Žižek’s Home: Searching For Uncle Joe Stalin Amid An Authentic Division

How to react to celebrity academic Slavoj Žižek? You could see him as a wild-eyed visionary and grow infatuated with his powerful-sounding ideas about power, violence, cinema, psychoanalysis, and perversion. Or you could see him as a Pied Piper for delusional graduate students... More »

4th, November 2014 manchester united

Manchester United: Now Offering Money to Players To Go Away

BEFORE this season, Manchester United have signed a host of players that haven't exactly lived up to the hype. While Alex Ferguson has signed some incredible players like Cantona, Ronaldo and Denis Irwin, he's also the man who threw money at David Bellion, Bebe, Eric Djemba-Djemba, Jordi Cruyff, Karel Poborsky, William Prunier and Kléberson. More »

4th, November 2014 Liverpool 4

Liverpool Balls: Brendan Rodgers And The Laughable Anfield Transfer Policy

LIVERPOOL Balls: Can Brendan Rodgers be absolved of blame for signing that haven't been top-notch?... More »

4th, November 2014 Books

Serious Writers Reveal Their Lowlife Reading Habits

I discovered, as I talked to lots of writers, that the vocabulary of the lowbrow almost universally reflects a kind of throwaway culture: garbage, disposable, trash... More »