Anorak

Anorak | Anorak

Anorak - Author Archive

Publisher. Writer and editor for hire. Paul has worked on Fleet Street. Paul has written and edited a myriad publications, including ghost writing for professors in engineering to footballers and everyone in between. Paul has created online magazines for companies, including Betfair, BT, Tesco, Reuters and Vodafone.


Anorak's Recent posts:

Dr Seuss bans 6 of its books for their racism

Dr Seuss, aka Theodore Geisel, regrets the error. Six of the writer and artist’s titles are bing banned:

AP:

Six Dr. Seuss books — including “And to Think That I Saw It … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, March 2021 | In: Books, News | Comment


Posho birth announcement: Triptych Alabama Bliss is among us

In the Times Births column today, the announcement that Triptych Alabama Bliss is born to Olivia and Hugo Von Halle. Tripe / Trip is sister to Hieronymus (English: Jerome) … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, March 2021 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Saturn Devouring His Son in wool and more classic crochet art by Crochet Creep

Saturn Devouring His Son (Spanish: Saturno devorando a su hijo) by Francisco Goya c. 1819–1823 has been softened up by @crochetcreep.

Spotter: CrochetCreep
… (read more)

Posted: 2nd, March 2021 | In: The Consumer | Comment


Prince Harry attends Oprah while Philip so sick

How can Prince Harry go ahead with his ‘o me miserum’ interview with US TV empress Oprah Winfrey when his grandfather is “so sick”? The Mail’s Richard Kay’s question is … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, March 2021 | In: News, Royal Family | Comment


Grand National trainer sits on dead horse: why not race the corpses?

Leading Irish horse trainer Gordon Elliott, 43, says the photo of him sat on a dead horse is authentic. Elliott says he took a phone call and sat down on … (read more)

Posted: 1st, March 2021 | In: Key Posts, News, Sports | Comment


The BBC forgets the Jews and identifies Labour leader Anas Sarwar by colour

The BBC’s biography on new Labour leader for Scotland Anas Sarwar (born 14 March 1983) says he’s “the first minority ethnic leader of a major political party in the UK”. … (read more)

Posted: 28th, February 2021 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


FUCKD and BOMBD : anti-vaxxers adopt Smiley symbol

The Smiley was drawn by Harvey Ball in the 1960s – and went all aceeeeedd in the 1980s. The beaming round yellow face was on records, T-shirt and Ecstasy tablets. … (read more)

Posted: 27th, February 2021 | In: News | Comment


The Radiohead Public Library is open and free to use

Radiohead are giving away free music. They stole the hackers’ thunder when demos for the band’s 1997’s smash hit album OK Computer were stolen by releasing 18 hours of the material … (read more)

Posted: 26th, February 2021 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comment


Video: motorcyclist accidentally somersaults onto car roof at speed

The motorcyclist seems ok. That’s him sat on the roof of the car he’s just careened into. No sunroof open, so no crash landing on the car driver’s head.

Spotter: Jason … (read more)

Posted: 25th, February 2021 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Amber Says : Facebook scammer uninvited to potato salad BBQ

The message asked Amber Jacobs for $50 to fix a flat tyre. “Hello it is your neighbor with some car trouble can you assist me.” Amber replied: “What type of … (read more)

Posted: 25th, February 2021 | In: Money, Strange But True | Comment


Covid-19: The NHS is scared of Gwyneth Paltrow

Reading of a senior NHS leader’s response to Hollywood star Gwyneth Paltrow’s Covid-19 routine minded me of a joke told by the abrasive Glaswegian comic Jerry Sadowitz. “Prince Diane put … (read more)

Posted: 25th, February 2021 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News | Comment


British Police warning: being offensive is not an offence unless it is, which it isn’t

Police on Merseyside say “BEING OFFENSIVE IS AN OFFENCE”. But it isn’t. Superintendent Martin Earl reminds us of that in a statement. He says the earlier statement made by police … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, February 2021 | In: News | Comment


David Baddiel and all Jews blamed for dead babies on Twitter

David Baddiel has written a book on what it means to be a Jew. In Jews Don’t Count he looks at why so-called progressives love to be on the ‘right … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, February 2021 | In: News | Comment


‘Julia Roberts finds her holes get better with age’ – newspaper regrets the typo

Hollywood mega-star Julia Roberts ‘finds that her holes get better with age’. The Post-Journal regrets the error.

As do these throbbing organs:

… (read more)

Posted: 22nd, February 2021 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comment


Toodle Pip: Daily Star mocks Harry and Meghan

Prince Harry and Meghan Windsor are no longer working royals. Someone else born to rule will get the job of pulling the little ropes to open small curtains on commemorative … (read more)

Posted: 20th, February 2021 | In: Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment


Woman upsets bear using toilet in woods

Do bears shit in the woods? Yes, but only if the toilet is vacant. And even then they watch out because in Alaska one woman didn’t notice the cubicle was … (read more)

Posted: 20th, February 2021 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Harry and Meghan are Duke and Duchess in a country that gave us true royalty like Prince, The King and Zsa Zsa Gabor

Where do the Duke and Duchess of Sussex rank in the USA, a country that gave us Prince, The King (Elvis), King (a town in North Carolina (see above … (read more)

Posted: 19th, February 2021 | In: Key Posts, News, Royal Family | Comment


Nominative determinism: Mr Slaughter becomes new head of Western Australia’s largest beef processor

In Nominative Determinism News, Ted Slaughter has been appointed the new chief executive officer for Harvest Road Group – Western Australia’s largest beef processor.

Image: Interior of a cow for sale … (read more)

Posted: 19th, February 2021 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment


Hawaii tourists arrested for bribing officials to escape quarantine

Would you pay to bypass quarantine for Covic-19? Johntrell White, 29, and Nadia Bailey, 28, reportedly landed for a holiday in Honolulu without the necessary Covid-19 test forms they needed … (read more)

Posted: 18th, February 2021 | In: News | Comment


How to make a great movie poster

James Verdeso designed the poster for Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction. In this video he shares a few tips on what goes into making a captivating movie poster.

Buy prints of movie … (read more)

Posted: 18th, February 2021 | In: Film | Comment


Daily Express leads with terrible Prince Philip photo; Diana might be dead

The Duke of Edinburgh has been resting in a London hospital. He’s 99. Prince Philip’s trips to hospital are not infrequent. But it’s easy news. It helps newspapers tread water … (read more)

Posted: 18th, February 2021 | In: Key Posts, News, Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment


Turkmenistan TV’s Watan Habarlary is the most in-depth news show ever made

Turkmenistan’s Watan Habarlary TV might be the most in-depth news show broadcast on TV. Produced by the state, the show’smain focus is the thoughts of President of Turkmenistan, Supreme commander-in-Chief … (read more)

Posted: 17th, February 2021 | In: TV & Radio | Comment


Specialist in failure: Spurs ‘will pay’ £34m to sack Mourinho

Why did Spurs hire Jose Mourinho? At Real Madrid, his second stint at Chelsea and Manchester United, his three most recent posts before Spurs came calling, Mourinho left under a … (read more)

Posted: 17th, February 2021 | In: Sports, Spurs | Comment


Covid-19 : Armageddon did not begin in Bournemouth

When the fist lockdown was ended, we headed to beaches. But the ‘Covidiots’ never did spread Covid-19 on Bournemouth’s golden sands. SAGE epidemiologist Mark Woolhouse tells the House of … (read more)

Posted: 17th, February 2021 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


The Better Babies Bureau

The Better Baby Bureau was created by Woman’s Home Companion in 1913. Children were scored according to mental and physical criteria:

Organizers of Better Babies shows varied in their aims and … (read more)

Posted: 16th, February 2021 | In: Strange But True | Comment