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The Ironic iPhone App Presents The World’s Worst Company Logos

THE Iphone ICount is a terrific product. François Goldgewicht’s application lets you count on your phone. You can play counting games. It’s just great. The best bit about it is the logo that targets a key iPhone demographic… The ICount …

Posted: 5th, March 2010 | In: The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


John Lennon’s Citroën Gets The Horn

JOHN Lennon is brought back to life for a car commercial. John Lennon has finally arrived. As TB says, “A Citroën is no psychedelic Rolls.”

But this is not just cashing in.

Beatles Wives And Girfriend- gallery

Sean Lennon, John …

Posted: 5th, March 2010 | In: The Consumer | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Small Hotshot Condoms On Sale For Swiss Pre-Teens

THE Hotshot is the small condom 12-year-old Swiss boys have been waiting for. No embarrassing lips over the chin now boys, as the Hotshot sits atop your head neatly. Price: £4.70 for an optimistic pack of six. Ideal for kids’ …

Posted: 3rd, March 2010 | In: The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Vivienne Westwood’s Anti-Shopping Fashion Show: Pictures

LONDON Fashion Week: The Vivienne Westwood fashion show was just terrific. The Deceiver reminds us of these words from the designer herself. Keep them in your head as you shop:

“Stop all this consumerism. I just tell people, stop

Posted: 24th, February 2010 | In: The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


London Fashion Week: Pixie Geldof Justifies Vivienne Westwood

8417439LONDON Fashion Week introduces Vivienne Westwood continuing her impression of Queen Elizabeth 1st at a  Toyah Willcox concert.

Anorak’s new fashion blog does fashion so very well, as only our new editor can. We meanwhile sit back and marvel as …

Posted: 22nd, February 2010 | In: The Consumer | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


London Fashion Week In Pictures: Charlie Le Mindu Changes The Guard

LONDON Fashion Week in pictures: The Charlie Le Mindu catwalk show was terrific. Anorak has spent the past few hours asking weekend staff (Bronco Pete who sleeps on the stairs) what Charlie Me Mindo designs? She knows, of course. …

Posted: 20th, February 2010 | In: The Consumer | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Twilight Manillow: Smother The One You Love With Robert Pattinson’s Or Taylor Lautner’s Face

THE Twlight Manillows are magic. We have no idea what  any fans of Robert Pattinson or Taylor Lautner would do with a Manillow and are unsure it is is even legal to imagine keeping on in your sock drawer or …

Posted: 17th, February 2010 | In: The Consumer | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Taylor Lautner Coming Of Age Love Doll Hits The Market

TWLIGHT wolf-boy Taylor Lautner is 18. This means he has come of age and can now legally be the subject of a Hollywood sex tape. Break a duck, Taylor. The Twitterverse is cock-a-hoop as Twihards salute the dream that maybe …

Posted: 12th, February 2010 | In: Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Alexander McQueen: Jumping On The Story In Breasts, Pictures And Celebrity Tweets

ALEXANDER McQueen had died. His spokesman asks for “Privacy” from the media. Will the death of a fashion great be a private affair? Answer: no. It’s the * ‘Alexander McQueen Suicide Mystery?’ , a chance for Tweets from the celebrity …

Posted: 11th, February 2010 | In: Key Posts, The Consumer | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Alexander McQueen Goes Vintage: A Career In 77 Pictures

ANORAK Celebrity Death Alert service tells readers that British fashion designer Alexander McQueen has died. He is now a vintage brand. RIP. A spokeswoman for McQueen says:

“Mr McQueen was found dead this morning at his home. We’re devastated and

Posted: 11th, February 2010 | In: The Consumer | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Hug E Gram: John Terry Need Never Leave Home Again

hug-e-gramAS John Terry dashes out to Dubai to be with his loving wife Toni – just as soon as the game is over, and the next game, and the next – you may be wondering what you can do to …

Posted: 10th, February 2010 | In: The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Prius Drivers Assured That Toyota Does Not Make Breaks On Wooden Carts

leo-priusTOYOTA’S are being recalled – and that’s troubling news for Prius owners who can now worry about how much of that deadly carbon they’re throwing up as the cars are shipped back home to the factory.

The only thing for …

Posted: 5th, February 2010 | In: The Consumer | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


People Of Tesco: Supermarket Bans Pyjamas, Nighties And Bare Feet

people-of-tescoPEOPLE Of Tesco was to be a great site – an insight into life in the UK. But then a spokesman for the chain’s supermarket in – get this – St Mellons in Cardiff decreed that shoppers are forbidding from …

Posted: 28th, January 2010 | In: The Consumer | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Believe In God: The Fresh Breath Of God In A Spray

god-breathsprayDO you believe in God? Do you believe in the minty freshness of God?

When dreaming of kissing God or being kissed by God do you believe in a pepper-minty faith-enhancing breath spray?

Even if you do not believe in …

Posted: 28th, January 2010 | In: The Consumer | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Walter van Bierendonck Fasion’s Half-Baked Paris Fashion Show: Pictures

WASN’T the Walter van Bierendonck Autumn/Winter 2010/11 collection show presented during the Men’s Fashion Week in Paris, France, on January 22, 2010 a wonderful thing? Mixing Home Price with Bernie Clifton was inspirational. Why-oh-why we need wait so long for …

Posted: 25th, January 2010 | In: The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The John Galliano Princess Bride Fashion Show Paris: In Pictures

AFTER Karl Largerfeld’s public toilet nightmare show, Anorak was at the John Galliano Autumn/Winter 2010/11 collection show presented during the Men’s Fashion Week in Paris, France, on January 22, 2010. Galliano came Inigo Montoya from the Princess Bride. The models …

Posted: 24th, January 2010 | In: The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Live Beetle Jewels Of Texas: Border Police Stop Showy Insects From Entering US

jewel-beetle1THIS is the jewel-encrusted beetle worn by a woman travelling from Mexico to the US. Stopped at Brownsville, Texas, she declared the live insect, decorated with blue and gold. The live broach beetle was attached to her top by a …

Posted: 24th, January 2010 | In: The Consumer | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kanye West Gets Sholder Pad Teeth At Karl Lagerfeld’s Dior Show: Pictures

KANYE West and Amber Rose are still in Paris for men’s fashion week. West and his claymation accessory went to see the Dior Men’s Autumn/Winter 2010/2011 collection. They met Karl Lagerfeld, who showed us his lap-cat teeth. Is bad teeth …

Posted: 23rd, January 2010 | In: The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Cheese Rings And KFC Caper: A Consumer On the Ups And Downs Of Snacks

cheese-ringPHIL Jackson, 54, of Wanguri, Darwin, opens his bag to cheese Rings – RingS –and find one inside. Behold, the Cheese Ring.

The Northern Territory News reports Jackson thus:

“I was devastated. I put it down to the GFC –

Posted: 22nd, January 2010 | In: The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kanye West And Amber Rose Do The Furries For Louis Vuitton Paris: Pictures

KANYE West took his teeth and his lover Amber Rose to the Louis Vuitton Men’s fashion fall winter 2010-11 collection, at Paris Men’s Fashion Week. West wore a small rabbit farm and Amber came as a polar bear fighting for …

Posted: 22nd, January 2010 | In: Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Tom Kaulitz Works It For DSquared: Pictures

ANORAK’S new celebrity fashion blog is coming soon – and in readiness we bring you Tom Kaulitz from Tokio Hotel watching band-mate Bill Kaulitzstrut working the planks at the DSquared fashion show, Milan. Bill – such a humdrum name for …

Posted: 19th, January 2010 | In: The Consumer | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


EastEnders Does Are You Are Being Served: Without Hannah Waterman’s Pussy

PUSSY for sale. Pussy for sale. Ooer-missus. To the Are You Are Being Served themed sale of clothing, shoes and bags belonging to the late Wendy Richard. All proceeds are going to the Lady Taveners charity. Acting out the role …

Posted: 19th, January 2010 | In: The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Taco Bell Founder Dies: What Killed The 10 Giants Of American Fast Food?

TACO Bell founder Glen W. Bell has died. (If you see Mr Taco, tell him to take care.) Mr Bell is the tenth fast food legend to die in recent years. Anorak’s Man in LA looks at the pattern:

“WHO

Posted: 19th, January 2010 | In: The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Advert: That Rightmove Advert Looks Familiar

ADVERTS are created by creative types – like this advert for property search site Rightmove. How do those nutters think it up, eh? Here’s possible clue from Big Train, Graham Linehan and Arthur Matthews’ telly show:

Spotter

Posted: 18th, January 2010 | In: The Consumer | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Emily Bronte Writes New Twilight Book: Picture

TWLIGHT only lasts three books. But wait – theres another. Emily Bronte has written a fourth. The future of literature is assured. Bella and Edward endorse:

bella-edward

Posted: 16th, January 2010 | In: The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0