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This NRA video is the most dystopian thing you’ll see today

“We are witnesses to the most ruthless attack on a president & the people who voted for him…in American history.”

And the NRA doesn’t stop there:

“We are witnesses to the … (read more)

Posted: 21st, October 2017 | In: Politicians | Comment


The immersive supper club in an authentic Hackney pub costs £55

 

“Just got a PR email about a Cockney themed immersive supper club in an “authentic Hackney pub”, tweets Tom Armstrong. “It’s £55. This is one of the press shots.”

The pub … (read more)

Posted: 20th, October 2017 | In: News, The Consumer | Comment


Labour MP Clive Lewis: ‘Get on your knees bitch’ (and try to find the shattered remains of my career)

“Get on your knees, bitch,” says Norwich South’s Labour MP Clive Lewis at a do hosted by Momentum. Labour’s Harriet Harman heard that line and tweeted: “Inexplicable. Inexcusable. Dismayed.” The … (read more)

Posted: 20th, October 2017 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


Julia Roberts wins an award for ‘courage’ and the truly courageous get schooled

Dontchaloveshowbiz? At the James Corden-hosted amfAR Gala in Los Angeles, Julia Robert won a gong for…courage. Roberts has done good works in the fight against HIV/AIDS.AmfAR is “dedicated to ending the … (read more)

Posted: 20th, October 2017 | In: Celebrities, Film, Key Posts | Comment


Everton balls: Oh, come on, we loved Williams chucking his dummy

Argy-bargy at Everton, where the Toffees lost 1-2 to Lyon in the Europa League. The lowlight features the unforgettable sight of an Everton fan in the Gwladys Street end “trying … (read more)

Posted: 20th, October 2017 | In: Back pages, News, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Jim Davis: Garfield’s owner Jon did not drink dog semen

In 1990, did Garfield’s owner John scarf a cup of dog semen?

Have yall seen this Garfield where Jon drinks dog semen? What a great comic pic.twitter.com/I522ZgtRWP
— Reliable Truck (@ccchauffe) January … (read more)

Posted: 20th, October 2017 | In: Celebrities, Strange But True | Comment


Couple sentenced for sex in a Domino’s take-away

Daniella Hirst and Craig Smith were filmed “in a sex act and having sex” at a Domino’s pizza take away in Scarborough, Yorkshire. Cancel the weekend in Paris and dinner … (read more)

Posted: 19th, October 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True | Comment


Arsenal balls: Sanchez and Wenger meet in secret and all about that handshake

Alexis Sanchez Watch: an at-a-glance look at the Arsenal striker in the media. Today the Mail leads with a question: “Was this the moment Alexis Sanchez ignored his Arsenal manager … (read more)

Posted: 19th, October 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Sam Malvaney’s lovely Museum of Bad Taste

New Orleans-based collector Sam Malvaney takes us on a  tour of his well-decorated home in the city’s French Quarter. Welcome to the “Museum of Bad Taste”

 

 

Spotter: David M. Jones … (read more)

Posted: 19th, October 2017 | In: The Consumer | Comment


#StayBritish – Richard Keys has sage advice for Leicester City

When Leicester City sacked Craig Shakespeare – the Foxes earned the Premier League’s seventh biggest haul of points during his 8 months as manager – former Sky Sports anchor Richard … (read more)

Posted: 18th, October 2017 | In: News, Sports | Comment


Liverpool balls: the mighty Maribor

All’s well at Liverpool FC. Last night the mighty Reds swatted Maribor 7-0 in the Champions’ League. It was the biggest away win by an English team in the entire … (read more)

Posted: 18th, October 2017 | In: Liverpool, Sports | Comment


Texas worker stole $1.2m of fajitas over 9 years

STOP! That fajita might be stolen. Fox reports on a $1.2m fajita scam:
Former Cameron County Juvenile Justice Department employee Gilberto Escaramillo missed work one day in August for a medical appointment, … (read more)

Posted: 18th, October 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Jamie Oliver’s sugar tax pushes lazy eaters to fruit juices

Jamie Oliver has fiddled with food every since Tony Blair realised the chef was popular on the telly and grabbed him for a conflab. Oliver has been raging against sugar … (read more)

Posted: 18th, October 2017 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News, The Consumer | Comment


Andrew Neil’s ‘brillo’ speech at Holocaust Educational Trust Dinner

Spotter: Order Order … (read more)

Posted: 18th, October 2017 | In: Reviews | Comment


Tabloid Watch: what it looks like when the Sun takes on a local newspaper

When the Hull Daily Mail reported “fantastic photos of Humberside Police officers having fun at Hull Fair”, the story was upbeat:
Whilst working effortlessly to ensure the safety of the tens of … (read more)

Posted: 18th, October 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment


Simon McCoy delivers a royal breaking news alert and it’s brilliant

This BBC Breaking News alert where @BBCSimonMcCoy announces when Kate Middleton is having her birthday is PEAK SIMON MCCOY pic.twitter.com/GKb4nQOp7J
— Scott Bryan (@scottygb) October 17, 2017

BBC News anchor Simon McCoy … (read more)

Posted: 18th, October 2017 | In: Key Posts, Royal Family, TV & Radio | Comment


Canadian Parliament scuppers moves to permit drunk canoeing

Canada has rules governing drinking in “vessels”, including those “propelled exclusively by means of muscular power”. Get caught over the limit in a kayak or on an inflatable raft and … (read more)

Posted: 17th, October 2017 | In: News, Politicians, Strange But True | Comment


Young girl shows friends her prosthetic leg for the first time

Young girl shows friends her prosthetic leg for the first time pic.twitter.com/GgmCkuPCkR
— Eric Alper (@ThatEricAlper) October 16, 2017

 

Get a load of Anu, 7, showing her new sports blade and prosthetic … (read more)

Posted: 17th, October 2017 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment


The Sun: boring Liverpool have great PR and Mourinho is a genius

Liverpool v Manchester United continues to make news for all the wrong reasons. They game was a dirge. It was very much a Jose Mourinho match: slow, niggly, functional, pragmatic … (read more)

Posted: 16th, October 2017 | In: Back pages, Liverpool, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment (1)


Lysette Anthony and Harvey Weinstein in Trial By Media

Harvey Weinstein, the Hollywood mogul accused of multiple crimes against women, is all over the tabloids.

The Sun leads with the “3 Brit Victims”. Alleged victims, of course, a fact given … (read more)

Posted: 16th, October 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Celebrities, News, Tabloids | Comment


Going fast: the Anne Frank Halloween costume for girls

Why not alarm your Nazi neighbours this Halloween by dressing up in an Anne Frank costume (for girls)?

 

 

 

The costume has now been pulled from shelves.

Public Relations Specialist at Fun.com, Ross … (read more)

Posted: 16th, October 2017 | In: News, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment


Courtney Love in 2005: don’t go to a private party with Harvey Weinstein

As the media tries Harvey Weinstein in the court of public opinion, we cast our eye back to 2005, when at the “Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson”, reliable source … (read more)

Posted: 16th, October 2017 | In: Celebrities | Comment