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George Bush’s War Books & Bong Hits For Jesus

PRESIDENT Bush was on telly yesterday.

The New York Times TV Review notes that his address to the nation was filmed in front of a row of books meant to show … (read more)

Posted: 20th, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comments (2)


Politics Blog

The Money 

WITH the budget looming it’s all about where the money goes today. Dominic Lawson on the fiasco that is the Olympics. The entire idea, let alone the budget, is … (read more)

Posted: 20th, March 2007 | In: Uncategorized | Comments (2)


Victoria Beckham’s Eyre & Graces

NEWS that Victoria Beckham is to host a book club in Los Angeles comes as no great shock.

Victoria, like husband Day-vid, is a woman of letters. Some mouths would say … (read more)

Posted: 20th, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comment


Phil Spector Wears American Idol’s Sanjaya Malakar

AMERICAN Idol’s Sanjaya Malakar is Phil Spector’s alter ego?

Wall of Hair pop music producer Phil Spector sported a new coif as jury selection began in his murder trial today.

Spector, in court … (read more)

Posted: 20th, March 2007 | In: TV & Radio | Comments (2)


Money Blog

Barclays Go Dutch

WHILE Barclays Bank continue to deal with the now national movement to reclaim illegal overdraft charges, the giant is currently cosying up to Dutch rival ABN Amro, according … (read more)

Posted: 20th, March 2007 | In: Money | Comment (1)


Andrew Flintoff Is Barney Rubbled At Cricket World Cup

ANDREW Flintoff is “troubled” at the cricket World Cup. Or, given his ‘Freddie’ Flintoff nickname, Andrew Flintoff is Barney Rubbled.

“I feel ashamed and I’ve let a lot of people down … (read more)

Posted: 20th, March 2007 | In: Back pages | Comments (2)


Naomi Campbell’s Drudge Chic

NAOMI Campbell scrubs up well.

At least this is what the Sun’s front page notes. There’s Naomi, the supermodel, doing her bit for drudge chic as she starts a week’s community … (read more)

Posted: 20th, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comments (5)


Princess Diana Goes On With Condon & Mishcon

PRINCESS Diana smiles warmly on the Express’s cover page.

Today Diana is wearing a pair of clip-on black earrings, coral pink lipstick and a white jacket.

But her look masks much concern. … (read more)

Posted: 20th, March 2007 | In: Royal Family | Comments (2)


Victoria Beckham & Mary-Kate’s $45,000 Urban Satchel

VICTORIA Beckham’s getting one. Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen are hawking them. And it’s so much better than the $45,000 Louis Vuitton Tribute Patchwork Bag that is already sold out.

As 14 writes, much … (read more)

Posted: 19th, March 2007 | In: Money | Comments (4)


Tony Blair Is The New Gordon Brown

BBC News 24 finds something to report on a slow news day… Click the image. … (read more)

Posted: 19th, March 2007 | In: Uncategorized | Comments (2)


Turning Children To Vegetables

“CAN chicken and cabbage calm an unruly child?”
This is the Mail’s questions of the day. And it is as timely as it is vital.

But what is the answer? Can chicken … (read more)

Posted: 19th, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comment


New York Anorak

OVER the past two weeks New York City has been swept up in the grief of families who have lost loved ones in tragic and extraordinary circumstances.

First there was the … (read more)

Posted: 19th, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


Money Blog

More Hidden Bank Charges

FOLLOWING the recent controversy over the hugely-inflated overdraft fees charged by banks, it now appears that withdrawing cash with your credit card could also be costing you … (read more)

Posted: 19th, March 2007 | In: Money | Comment


Politics Blog

Gordon Brown’s Gone Green 

THE news today is dominated by what The Goblin King is going to do in the budget. Various leaks (apologies, off the record briefings) over the weekend … (read more)

Posted: 19th, March 2007 | In: Uncategorized | Comment


Tom & Gerry

The War On Terror has a new face.

It’s got whiskers for a beard. It’s got a mouse’s head on a cat’s body. It’s Tom & Jerry. And it’s Prof. Hasan … (read more)

Posted: 19th, March 2007 | In: Broadsheets | Comments (4)


Ant ‘n’ Dec Wanna Bet On America

THE networks and their production factories have made a mint importing game and reality shows from Europe, so why bother looking through headshots of washed-up comedians to host them, writes … (read more)

Posted: 19th, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


Kate Moss & Pete Doherty Scratching The Surface

KATE Moss and Pete Doherty are in the pub. This is part of Moss’s “pork scratchings and Guinness diet”.

The Mail looks on, taking notes, as Moss and pop’s f*ckwit take … (read more)

Posted: 19th, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comment


Big Brother Danielle Lloyd’s Busted Flush

ENCOURAGING signs that the Big Brother Danielle Lloyd Benefit Fund is working well.

The Star’s front page has a picture of Danielle dressed in a top that covers her tummy, back … (read more)

Posted: 19th, March 2007 | In: Celebrities | Comment (1)


Terry Wogan’s Double Eurovision

YOU join us as the results for the right to represent Britain in the Eurovision song contest are being announced by Terry Wogan.

It is surely every musician’s greatest honour to … (read more)

Posted: 19th, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comments (2)


Andrew Flintoff – From ShipFaced to Shamefaced

FROM “SHIP FACED” to shamefaced, England cricketer Andrew Flintoff tells of “MY HURT”.

“FLINTOFF: MY SHAME,” says the headline. “I’M PAYING PRICE FOR HIGH JINKS.”

Not that high, though – this is … (read more)

Posted: 19th, March 2007 | In: Back pages | Comments (4)


GM Livers, NHS sick, junk food, DVT, killer magpies and more…

EVERY day of every week the Mail thinks up imaginative ways to remind you that life is cruel and you are going to experience pain and die. And if it … (read more)

Posted: 18th, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comment (1)


Caption Competition – Angelina Jolie

ANGELINA Jolie did not adopt Old Mr Anorak.

Having disguised himself as Ho Chi Minh, all OMD needed to do was catch Jolie’s eye.

But it was not be. And instead of … (read more)

Posted: 18th, March 2007 | In: Caption Competition | Comments (33)


Freddie Flintoff’s Package Tour Cruise – Cricket World Cup

CRICKET’S World Cup is underway in the Caribbean and fans have been following the sunny and palm tree-shaded action.

For those of you without Sky TV, the illusion of looking at … (read more)

Posted: 18th, March 2007 | In: Back pages | Comment


American Idol’s Sanjaya Dials The Apprentice’s Surya

SURYA Yamanchili, in his final hours as the most-recently fired Apprentice candidate, is the latest to weigh in on the worldwide debate over our report on suspicions that Sanjaya Malakar’s … (read more)

Posted: 18th, March 2007 | In: TV & Radio | Comments (6)


George Bush’s Plants

Quote: “The vast majority of U.S. Attorneys, 80-85 percent, I would guess, are doing a great job, are loyal Bushies, etc.” Kyle Sampson, former counsel to the U.S. Attorney General, … (read more)

Posted: 17th, March 2007 | In: Uncategorized | Comment