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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


Tony Blair Comic Relief

TONY Blair does Comic Relief.

Tony Blair, the man who has so much says in how your money is spent, how taxes are raised, how Olympics, schools and benefits are funded, does Comic … (read more)

Posted: 17th, March 2007 | In: Uncategorized | Comments (2)


Politics Blog

IN The Telegraph arty types and luvvies bemoan to diversion of lottery money to the sporty types. Also, it’s the benefits system that destroys family life (including the remarkable claim … (read more)

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


Red Nose Appeal

IT is Comic Relief day today. Whoopee indeed.

Actually, it is whoopee this year for there’s a book out in support of it.

Shaggy Blog Stories.

Cobbled together Tightly edited over the past … (read more)

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


You Say You Pay

AS the regulators and broadcasters grapple with the TV phoneline scandal, Anorak once again reminds viewers of daytime telly – the institutionalised, the bedridden, the journalists – what they are … (read more)

Posted: 17th, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comments (3)


BBC In TV Phoneline Jam Bust

“CBEEBIES cheat,” announces the Mirror.

The BBC’s children’s channel is accused of pre-recording a ‘live’ TV show. As the paper reports, junior Saturday morning TV watchers were invited to dial a … (read more)

Posted: 17th, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comment (1)


Lohan Denies ‘Bull***’ TMZ

THE website TMZ is running a story this afternoon, claiming “that Lindsay Lohan was so deeply concerned that her felon father (recently released from prison) would crash a party she … (read more)

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


Chop Idol – American Idol’s Simon Cowell Misses Antonella Barba

ANTONELLA Barba had a lucky escape from American Idol.

Simon Cowell has been in conversation with Anderson Cooper, CNN’s newsman in a suit and tidy hair.

Cooper wants to know if Cowell’s … (read more)

Posted: 16th, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comments (2)


Off Message – Justin Timberlake On Britney Spears

BRITNEY SPEARS is in rehab and Justin Timberlake has delivered a touching message.

The Enquirer looks on as a woman approaches Timberlake, who is leaving his agent’s offices.

Woman: Why won’t you help … (read more)

Posted: 16th, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comments (9)


Is Barack Obama Or Chris Rock Mentally Negligible?

AMERICAN comic Chris Rock enters the debate on black/white/Irish etc. Barack Obama for President.

Inan interview with Life Magazine, Rock says:

LIFE: In the first movie you directed, Head of State, you … (read more)

Posted: 16th, March 2007 | In: Uncategorized | Comments (5)


Donald Trump’s Inner Rosie O’Donnell

DONALD Trump, he of the tidal wave hair-do, has been talking of late.

And 14 wonders if Donald Trump is suffering from depression?

According to his own Trumpian logic, the American tycoon … (read more)

Posted: 16th, March 2007 | In: Money | Comments (4)


Politics Blog

THE Prime Minister, a Scot, his successor also a Scot sitting for a Scottish constituency, says in The Telegraph that we would all lose from Scottish independence. Two is an … (read more)

Posted: 16th, March 2007 | In: Uncategorized | Comment (1)


Better Than Fox News – The Simpsons

Is the TV news biased? Is The Simpsons a reality TV show? Let’ take a look… … (read more)

Posted: 16th, March 2007 | In: Uncategorized | Comment


Arrest The Gollywogs

TWO black males are acting suspiciously. One is 6ft tall.

Seen hanging around In Touch, a shop in the centre of Writhington, Lancashire, the call has gone out.

Boots on cobbles. Knocks … (read more)

Posted: 16th, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comments (2)