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New Chelsea kit makes them look like Crystal Palace

Having splurged £230m on lots of new players, Chelsea have a new shirt for fans to pull on and dress like their heroes. It’s a “new legacy,” guffs the marketing … (read more)

Posted: 7th, September 2020 | In: Chelsea, Sports | Comment

Akaal Channel 770 has the world’s best Green Screen

On the Akaal Channel – 770 on your Sky Remote – the Breakfast Show features a truly excellent green screen. No room for the Empire State Building but we think … (read more)

Posted: 7th, September 2020 | In: TV & Radio | Comment

British commuters get free doses of murderous adrenaline with every train ride – study

According to the TUC, the total average UK commute takes up just less than an hour per day (58.4 minutes). Londoners having the longest commute (81 minutes). So does it figure that Londoners … (read more)

Posted: 6th, September 2020 | In: News | Comment

Prince Harry and Meghan new Netflix series revealed

The Daily Star is upset. “Show us the money!” it demands. It’s a story about the LA-based Dook and Dutch-ass of Sussex-shire. The paper says they must repay the £2.4m … (read more)

Posted: 5th, September 2020 | In: News, Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment

Christopher Killick: man sentenced for voyeurism in a story that terrifies

In 2015 Emily Hunt woke up in a strange room with a stranger beside her. She was naked. She had not recollection of how she got there. She had never … (read more)

Posted: 4th, September 2020 | In: News | Comment

Medics remove large snake from sleeping woman’s mouth in Old Wives Tale News

Medics have removed a four-foot long snake from the guts of woman in Levashi, a village in Dagestan, southern Russia, says The Metro. Said to have been sleeping at the … (read more)

Posted: 4th, September 2020 | In: Strange But True | Comment

Jessica Krug is not black

Jessica Krug, a professor teaching history at George Washington University has apologised for claiming a black identity. She is not a “child of the ‘hood”, as her author bio claimed. … (read more)

Posted: 4th, September 2020 | In: News | Comment

Soup and Shakes to fight the calorie counting hordes

When all else fails, attack fat people. It’ll take more than prodding to get the chubsters into shape. And the Guardian says, “It’ll take more than a soup-and-shakes diet plan … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, September 2020 | In: News | Comment

Je Suis Charlie: Charlie Hebdo republishes Mohammed cartoons

Remember all that ‘Je Suis Charlie’, the outpouring of solidarity after the deadly attack by Islamists on the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The mag published cartoons of … (read more)

Posted: 1st, September 2020 | In: News | Comment

Transfer balls: Ceballos rejoins Arsenal

Dani Ceballos is all set to rejoin Arsenal for a second season-long loan from Real Madrid. The Guardian says Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta called the player to convince him to … (read more)

Posted: 1st, September 2020 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment

Adele: Bantu Knots fail to distract editors from singer’s stomach and breasts

Jerry Sadowitz once told a rude joke about Princess Diana, lampooning the obsession with women’s looks and fashion choices: “Breaking News – Princess Diana has put her hair in a … (read more)

Posted: 1st, September 2020 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News | Comment

Sports Movies: The Top 3 Comedy Films

Sports Movies: The Top 3 Comedy Films

The unpredictable nature of sports undoubtedly makes it the perfect vehicle for the Hollywood movie industry to work with.

If you throw some comedy into … (read more)

Posted: 1st, September 2020 | In: Online-PR, Sports | Comment

Harry Dunn: Coward Anne Sacoolas continues to evade justice

The wheels of justice turn slower than the wheels on the car allegedly driven by Anne Sacoolas when it hit Harry Dunn and killed him. Mr Dunn was just 19 … (read more)

Posted: 31st, August 2020 | In: News | Comment

Meet adult baby and nappy enthusiast Damien Turner

Dave: if you’re a cosy fit, will pamper you

The pandemic has been good for people who prefer to work from home. You get to stay in your pyjamas, at … (read more)

Posted: 31st, August 2020 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comment

John DeBerry Jr. is right: from Kanosha to Portland Washington, America needs guts not violent segregation

Kenosha has been burnt and looted by what the Times calls “Black Lives Matter riots” – “parts of the city looking more like Syria than Wisconsin.” Anger and violence spread … (read more)

Posted: 30th, August 2020 | In: News, Politicians | Comment

Daily Express Megan Markle obsession makes Princess Diana statue blush

“Brought back together by mum,” says the Daily Mirror. It’s a story about Prince Wills and Harry Baseball Cap. A royal insider says moves to erect a statue to Princess … (read more)

Posted: 29th, August 2020 | In: Key Posts, News, Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment

Leeds United sign Rodrigo for club record fee

Leeds United have invested a club-record fee of £26m in former Bolton Wanderers hopeful Rodrigo. The Brazil-born Spanish international, 29, joins Leeds from Valencia on a four-year contract. The signing … (read more)

Posted: 29th, August 2020 | In: Sports | Comment

Tump for Coronavirus and ‘Get Your Knee Off Our Necks’

How Journalism Works, courtesy of the Washington Post.

On August 28, 2020 at 4:37 a.m., the WaPo noticed a “crowded White House” for Donald Trump’s latest address. The crowd was … (read more)

Posted: 28th, August 2020 | In: News, Politicians | Comment

Ten years of looking for Kyron Horman

Kyron Horman was last seen on June 4, 2010. Him step-mother, Terri Moulton Horman, dropped the seven-year-old at Skyline Elementary School in Portland, Oregon. He made it to the science … (read more)

Posted: 28th, August 2020 | In: News | Comment

Time to end the cult of leader: Trump or Biden – both are just functionaries

The British electorate saw off the Corbyn cult. The believers’ chanting, the flag waving and the destruction of naysayers that surrounded Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign to lead Labour Party into Government … (read more)

Posted: 28th, August 2020 | In: Politicians | Comment

Boris and the Bookshelves – books have been reduced to props

Did you see the books arranged behind Prime Minister Boris Johnson at Castle Rock school in Coalville, Leicestershire. Was the school librarian making a point in their choice of books … (read more)

Posted: 27th, August 2020 | In: Books, News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire called ‘unsportsmanlike’ by Greek prosecutor

Harry Maguire, the Manchester United, has been found guilty in a Greek court of repeated bodily harm, attempted bribery, violence against public employees and insult. United say he will remain … (read more)

Posted: 26th, August 2020 | In: manchester united, News, Sports | Comment

How to raise your IQ: afford to live near a green space

The results of the survey are in. The greener the urban child’s world, the higher their IQ. Boffins have produced a paper which looked at linking access to parkland and … (read more)

Posted: 25th, August 2020 | In: Money, News | Comment

Transfer Balls: Pogba to stay at Manchester United as Real Madrid run out of cash

On becoming the world’s costliest footballer in 2016, Paul Pogba told us “the time is right to go back to Old Trafford”. Pogba left Manchester United in 2012 for £1.5m, … (read more)

Posted: 25th, August 2020 | In: manchester united, Sports | Comment

Madeleine McCann: Christian Brueckner’s pal, hope boosted, and two blond men

At the time of writing, Christian Brueckner remains innocent of any crimes relating to the vanishing of Madeleine McCann. The convicted paedophile is not unique. Everyone is assumed innocent because, … (read more)

Posted: 24th, August 2020 | In: Madeleine McCann, News, Tabloids | Comment

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