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Gemma Atkinson’s Footballer Ronaldo Wins PFA Awards

GEMMA Atkinson’s on/off lover Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Professional Footballer’s Association (PFA) player of the year award.

The tumbling winger – the Sun’s dirty “winker” from last year’s … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, April 2007 | In: Reviews | Comments (6)


Def Jam’s Russell Simmons Says No More Ho And Nigger

RUSSELL Simmons, founder of hip-hop record label Def Jam, recommends eliminating the words “bitch,” “ho” and “nigger” from the recording industry. According to Simmons these are “extreme curse words”.

“We recommend … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, April 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


President Ahmadinejad’s Fashion Police

WHO knew that when President Ahmadinejad of Iran handed out those suits to British sailors and that headscarf to Faye Turney he was treating them as he treats his own?

The … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, April 2007 | In: Uncategorized | Comments (2)


Norman Baker MPs’ Drink And The Freedom Of Information Act

HOW much drink do the MPs and their assorted lackeys and guests quaff at the House of Commons?

As Dizzy notes, thanks to Norman Baker MP for Lewes, East Sussex, we … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, April 2007 | In: Money | Comment


Liberals To Blame For Virginia Tech Massacre

IN the week following the massacre at Virginia Tech, as liberals pinned the blame for the shootings on gun control and inadequate mental care, right-wing talk show hosts have turned … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, April 2007 | In: Reviews | Comments (4)


Virgina Tech And Cho Seung-Hui – Only In America For Mark Steyn, Andrew Sullivan And Glenn Reynolds

SHOULD Cho Seung-Hui’s killing spree be reported by Europeans? Is this America’s story and all others are not welcome to watch it?

Anorak has noticed North Americans getting twitchy over how … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, April 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


Rabbis Protest At UN Against Ahmadinejad’s Iran

A BAGLE of rabbis (what is the term?) led by Avi Weiss protested at the United Nations against Iran and President Ahmadinejad’s calls for the destruction of Israel. They made … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, April 2007 | In: Reviews | Comments (3)


Global Warming And Other Cold Myths

MIGHT it be that global warming is all a bit unproven, a bit of a political heat and light that makes the speaker look good and caring. Is it a … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, April 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)


A UN Parliament For “Democratic Deficit”

SHOULD the voice of the “people in global affairs” be heard? Is it time for One World Government?

DIZZY writes of “a truly remarkable development in the world of global politics … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, April 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


Ahmadinejad Hostage Arthur Batchelor In Gun Drama

NO little shock as Able Seaman Arthur Batchelor, friend to Faye Turney’s mother figure, is pictured not wearing in his Man At Ahmadinejad suit.

It was believed that having been captured … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, April 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comment


GMTV Phone-In Quiz Scam

THIS question to viewers of GMTV.

Did you enter the phone-in competition because:

A) You have been warned off calling the emergency services and “nice-sounding” Gary at the pizza delivery firm and … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, April 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comments (5)


Shilpa Shetty Does Big Brother Again

SHILPA Shetty is going back inside the Big Brother house.

Or to put it another way: “SHILPA SHETTY – Bollywood Babe is to star in Oz Big Bruv” (Star).

Can it be … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, April 2007 | In: Celebrities | Comments (2)


Queen Elizabeth’s Arsenal

“GOD Save our gracious team, long live our noble team, God save our team…”

A song to warm the cockles as Arsenal fans wake up to the news that no less … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, April 2007 | In: Back pages | Comment


Danielle Lloyd Carries The Cross Of St George And St Bastille

WHAT better way to wave the flag for St George than to put his mark on the front of Danielle Lloyd’s knickers?

A cross makes the spot for Dani. And what … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, April 2007 | In: Celebrities | Comment


Introducing The New Princess Diana News-Ometer

STAYING with Princess Diana, the Express introduces its new Diana news-ometer.

In a rare departure from the paper’s usual shot of a beaming Diana, readers are today confronted by a glum … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, April 2007 | In: Royal Family | Comment


Princess Diana Was A ‘Spiteful, Media-Savvy Neurotic” Says Tina Brown

“PRINCESS Diana was a manipulative schemer who was ruthless in her pursuit of Prince Charles,” says the Mail.

Like you, dear reader, we too feel sullied to have even read that … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, April 2007 | In: Royal Family | Comments (5)


Sanjaya Malakar Goes To Washington – And Britney Spears Wants Him

SANJAYA Malakar, the American Idol reject with 12 minutes of fame still to go, has been spotted at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in Washington.

As TMZ reports, Malakar tells … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, April 2007 | In: TV & Radio | Comments (8)


Web 2.0 Needs Identity Say Bryan Appleyard And Oliver Kamm Of The Times

READ all about how terrific the Times is in, er, the Times and Sunday Times.

Bryan Appleyard is talking about Web 2.0. He says: “Freedom has its uses, I’m a … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, April 2007 | In: Reviews | Comments (2)


Cho Seong-Hui And The ‘Crisis Of Young Males In A Feminised Society’

ANORAK has long espoused the view that when some men don’t get enough sex they go bonkers.

Could not the War on Terror be won by spreading the love and letting … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, April 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


Prime Minister’s Petitions – More Rejections

ANORAK’S regular look at those petitions appearing on the Prime Minister’s website –

We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to stop students calling male teachers sir when they dont have … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, April 2007 | In: Back pages | Comment (1)


Free Money For Readers When Tony Blair Resigns On…

WHEN will Tony Blair resign his post as Prime Minister?

Tony Blair will leave Downing Street “well before” the next general election, says Jack Straw.

The Sun reveals that Blair will step … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, April 2007 | In: Politicians | Comments (2)


Wi-Fi Is Killing Our Kids

“Wi-Fi: Children at risk from ‘electronic smog’”.
The Independent on Sunday continues to bring the headlines that shock.

“Revealed – radiation threat from new wireless computer networks,” it thunders.

“Teachers demand … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, April 2007 | In: Uncategorized | Comment (1)


Penn and Teller Do Gun Control – Virginia Tech

THIS is an excerpt from the show “Bullshit” where US comics Penn & Teller talk about gun control. In light of the murders at Virginia Tech, it’s worth looking at … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, April 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


Emotional Vampirism At Virginia Tech

Jonah Goldberg writes on the “emotional vampirism” at Virginia Tech:

“Because there isn’t enough new information to fill the infinite void allotted to these stories, the press quickly succumbs to a … (read more)

Posted: 21st, April 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


Virginia Tech – Overlooking The Story

AMONG all those voices and nodding heads discussing the Virginia Tech murders was Assistant Superintendent Dick Kuntz.

The sticky fingers of adolescent humour were not allowed to impinge on the debate. … (read more)

Posted: 21st, April 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment