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17th, November 2014 Money

Newspaper Asks Its Journalists To Deliver Door To Door

One of California's largest newspapers has asked reporters and other employees to help deliver papers on Sundays, according to a memo obtained by Reuters, the latest sign of the toll that financial woes are taking on print journalism.... More »

16th, November 2014 News

Nick The Whistleblower Shows Us The Murderous Westminster Peadophile Gang We Want To Believe In

Child abuse is an abhorrent crime. But this rush to believe the whistleblower is pandering to the conspiracy theories of a powerful network of paedophiles... More »

16th, November 2014 Sports

World Cup Fix: Phaedra Almajid And The Cult Of Conspiracy

IN "Fixer’s World Cup offer to England" the Sunday Times has the latest news from Planet FIFA... More »

16th, November 2014 Celebrities

Adele Dodges Bob Geldof And His Live Aid Chuggers: Three Cheers For Adele

THE Sun leads with news of singer Adele and Live Aid 30, the Bob Geldof-driven charity single for Ebola victims... More »

16th, November 2014 Key Posts

Jimmy Savile Compensation: Victims Roll Up To The Great Charity Give Away

HOW much does one of Sir Jimmy Savile's victims get? The Sun knows: OUTRAGED victims of Jimmy Savile have been told to expect payouts of just £7,500... More »

16th, November 2014 Celebrities

Not News: Paul Gascoigne Wears His 'Beloved Blue Dressing Gown' To Put Out The Rubbish

IN tabloids' glory days, Benjamin Pell would fish through your bins for information. Now the straightened Sun brings news of a famous face putting his bins out for collection... More »

15th, November 2014 Newcastle United

Anonymous At Manchester United And Everton David Moyes Is Now On Show

David Moyes has taken the top job at Real Sociedad. The former Manchester United manager might not have a clue what he's let himself in for. Helpfully, former Sociadad manager Chris Coleman has news for the Scot... More »

15th, November 2014 News

Lars Klevberg Teaches Media To Treat Everything From the Middle East As A Fake

DO you believe what you see coming from the Middle East? You should doubt it... More »

15th, November 2014 News

Police Seek 'Socially Awkward' Asian Male Who Chatted Up Women On Campus

Round up the usual suspects... More »

15th, November 2014 News

Women Are Child Abusers: Gwendolynn Lindgren Is Not A Man

IT's not only men who attack children. But if you read the mainstream media, you wouldn't know it.... More »

15th, November 2014 NSFW 2

This 1912 Brothel Menu Is For Men With Cash And Goose Quills

Goosing the birds... More »

15th, November 2014 The Consumer

Dr Who Specials: The Weeping Angel Christmas Tree Topper And Toilet Aimer

DECORATE your Christmas Tree with a weeping angel, as seen on Dr Who... More »

15th, November 2014 Strange But True

Smarties Are A Drug: School Expels Students For Snorting Candy

At least three middle school children in Clovis, New Mexico, are accused of snorting Smarties on campus... More »

15th, November 2014 News 1

Septic Willies On Rosetta and Philae : Dr Matt Taylor's Sexist Shirt Sell Out

SO what the European Space Agency landed the Philae spacecraft on that singing comet. It was an awesome thing. Humanity is great. The names Rosetta and Philae are high on the news cycle. Space and the adventures imagained and realised is captivating.... More »

14th, November 2014 Strange But True

Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Sounds Like Inuit Throat Singing: Listen To Rosetta

THE Rosetta spacecraft's Philae lander has picked up sound on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, upon which it now sits... More »

14th, November 2014 Arsenal 1

Play With A Legend: Hire An Arsenal 'Legend' And His Spurs Mates For Your Stag Do, Birthday Or Bar Mitzvah

Former Arsenal 'legend' Perry Groves' idea (in cahoots with his friend Josh Landy) is that for a fee you can Play With A Legend... More »

14th, November 2014 News 2

New Feminists Want Your Balls Censored: Shaming Men Into Silence On The Internet

THE web hates men because of feminism. Well, so they say... More »

14th, November 2014 Arsenal

Transfer Balls: Chelsea, Manchester City, Liverpool And Arsenal Do The OK Koke For Manchester United Star

TRANSFER Balls: The Daily Express says "Barcelona ready to beat Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool with a summer bid for Koke"... More »

14th, November 2014 News

Operation Fairbank: Murder, Rumour And Burying The Dead In Evil

DO we belive a Westminster paedophile ring operated in the 1960s and 1970s? Do we believe there was murder?.. More »

14th, November 2014 Books

The Metro Creates The List That Ends All Lists: It Is That Bad

MODERN journalism is much about lists. You make a list and it is news. Things kicked off in 1977, when millions of people (my father mong them) The Book of Lists... More »

14th, November 2014 News

Serena Bowes: Persecuting The Victim With The European Arrest Warrant

IN "Fashion student Serena Bowes faces extradition to Italy after being accused of making up rape story", the Telegraph reports on a quest for justice... More »

14th, November 2014 Celebrities

Kelly Rowland Gives Birth To A Titan

CONGRATS to Kelly Rowland, the former Destiny’s Child singer (the one on Beyonce's left shadow) has given birth. She tells People magazine... More »

14th, November 2014 Celebrities

When Oxford Philosopher A J “Freddie” Ayer Challenged Mike Tyson To A Fight

BEN Rogers recalls a moment in the life of Oxford philosopher A J “Freddie” Ayer... More »

14th, November 2014 Strange But True

Life Imitates Seinfeld: Ne-Yo And Mary Hart's Voices Can Give You Seizures

"I'LL be walking around the supermarket doing my food shopping and I have to put my earphones in to listen to my own music just in case it comes on," says Zoe Fennessy, 26, of Nottinghamshire. Every time she hears singer Ne-Yo's voice she suffers an epileptic seizure... More »

14th, November 2014 News

Leicester Mercury Says Haymarket Shopping Centre Has NOT Cancelled Christmas

Phew... More »