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Win Copies of The Celestial Archive Advent Calendar

 

Fancy something smart and beautiful this Christmas? We’re giving away two copies of the terrific Celestial Advent Calendar.

Conceived , compiled and designed by Stephen Ellcock and Hugh Hales-Tooke, the Celestial … (read more)

Posted: 20th, November 2017 | In: The Consumer | Comment


A rapist locked in a prison with women: what can go wrong?

On the heels of Jessica Winfield, the rapist born Martin Ponting who was moved to a women’s prison after undergoing a sex change, and who, allegedly, was isolated from female lags … (read more)

Posted: 20th, November 2017 | In: News | Comment


Scientists make shock discovery: the internet invented sex

Stop sniggering. News is that sex education “may need to become more graphic” to keep pace with experimental teens engaging in “taboo practices”.

Boffins at the London School of Hygiene and … (read more)

Posted: 20th, November 2017 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Gaia Pope: suing the police for a crime that never happened

After the febrile reporting and shadowy photos of innocent people, police say foul play played no part in the death of Gaia Pope, the 19-year-old who went missing in bucolic … (read more)

Posted: 20th, November 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comments (5)


Gaia Pope: no injuries to suggest ‘any other person was involved’ in her death

Gaia Pope is dead. The Press have been speculating over her cause of death. Murder has been the word most used. Now police say there is no evidence “any other … (read more)

Posted: 19th, November 2017 | In: News, Tabloids | Comment


Arsenal balls: after Mugabe Zimbabwe Gooners demand ‘Wenger Out’

As Robert Mugabe is toppled, protesters in the depot’s native Zimbabwe turn to the next great dictator: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.

 

 

Lest we forget:

 
Overstating the situation somewhat! pic.twitter.com/CMebS5nh3y— Andy Kelly (@Gooner_AK) … (read more)

Posted: 19th, November 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Money, News, Politicians, Sports | Comment


Gaia Pope: The last sighting, lives ruined and hiding the truth

 

Police searching for  Gaia Pope have found a body on land near Swanage, Dorset. The family of the 19-year-old woman are “absolutely devastated”. Detective Superintendent Paul Kessell tells media: “Although … (read more)

Posted: 19th, November 2017 | In: News, Tabloids | Comment


Man shoot self and wife at church debate into gun violence

 

Thoughts turn to 81-year-old Wayne Reid who while attending a Tennessee church for a “gun-violence at houses of worship” chat, accidentally shot himself and his wife, Kathy, 80. He did … (read more)

Posted: 19th, November 2017 | In: Reviews | Comment


Toy Freaks and other creepy ways to exploit children and get rich on YouTube

Ever see Toy Freaks? It was the 68th most popular channel on YouTube. It ‘was’ because it’s gone, banned for flouting YouTube’s “community guidelines”. Google, YouTube’s owners, were super cautious … (read more)

Posted: 18th, November 2017 | In: News, Technology | Comment


North London Derby bias: slick Arsenal get lucky, Spurs bemoan the referee and Ozil looks ready to stay

Arsenal 2. Tottenham Hotspur 0. The Premier League match between North London’s biggest football clubs ended in favour of the Gunners, who were feisty, bright, quick, slick and aggressive throughout. … (read more)

Posted: 18th, November 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports, Spurs | Comment


Schools ban glitter to save the planet but the human virus lives on

To the Tops Day Nurseries, which all 19 branches have banned the 3,000 children they care for from using…glitter. Tops’ MD Cheryl Hadland says the glitter is harming the planet.

“We … (read more)

Posted: 18th, November 2017 | In: News, The Consumer | Comment


Steve Mnuchin and his wife posing with dollar bills is wonderfully revolting

Steve Mnuchin, the US Treasury Secretary, and his fragrant wife Louise Linton (top notes of mink perineum and aviation fuel over a puppy farm base) walked into the Bureau of Engraving … (read more)

Posted: 17th, November 2017 | In: Money, News, Politicians | Comment


Kenneth Branagh and the actor formerly known as Michelle Pfeiffer star in journalism horror show

Michael Pfeiffer

 

Copy and past news now, as the Metro tells us that Kenneth Branagh is starring in a remake of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient … (read more)

Posted: 17th, November 2017 | In: Celebrities, Film, News, Tabloids | Comment


Ian Wright: Arsenal great was ‘bullied’ at Crystal Palace

Former Crystal Palace and Arsenal footballer Ian Wright is an ambassador for Cartoon Network’s anti-bullying campaign CN Buddy Network. Helping to promote the cause, Wright is telling media about his … (read more)

Posted: 16th, November 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Sports | Comment


Arsenal Balls: Wilshere signs new deal and heads to Spain in Sun clickbait tie-in

Transfer balls: Jack Wilshere, once the saviour of English football, is making his way back to the fore after a trying time with injuries. Having clawed his way back to … (read more)

Posted: 16th, November 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, News, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Josh Rivers: Gay Times editor’s only crime was to be unfunny

 

Today’s hate figure is Josh Rovers, editor of Gay Times magazine, now suspended for tweeting things between 2010 and 2015.  Examples of Rivers’ tweets are many. One mocked women and … (read more)

Posted: 16th, November 2017 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Jeremy Corbyn doesn’t count Israel among his Jew-hating ‘friends’

 

In 2015 then Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn went on the telly to explain why he addressed Islamist militant organisations Hamas and Hezbollah, a group that calls for the murder … (read more)

Posted: 16th, November 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


The Guardian makes cracking error in dyslexia story

Dyslexia news in the Guardian, where the paper infamous for its typos relays news that dyslexia may be caused by the light-receptor cells in “the human eye”. Scientists noticed a difference … (read more)

Posted: 15th, November 2017 | In: Broadsheets, News | Comment


Barbie gets an hijab in accordance with ‘diversity’

 

There’s to be a Barbie doll based on US Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, who became the first women who wear an hijab at the Olympics. According to Mattel, Muhammad is … (read more)

Posted: 15th, November 2017 | In: News, Sports, The Consumer | Comment


Democracy wins: Australia says yes to gay marriage

 

Australians approve of gay marriage.  Australian voters gave a thumbs up to same-sex marriage, with 61.6% voting for and 31% voting against. Turn out for the postal vote was high: just … (read more)

Posted: 15th, November 2017 | In: News | Comment


The cheapest State in the US for renters

According to Earnest, Californians spend the most on rent; West Virginians the least. But win terms of disposal income, South Dakotans spend a whopping 24.8% of their cash on rent.

 

 

Spotter: Earnest , … (read more)

Posted: 15th, November 2017 | In: Money | Comment


Tabloids zoom in on ‘ashen-faced’ Gareth Bale

News that Gareth Bale’s “bother-in-law” has died is surely a shock for his loved ones. The Mail says Real Madrid and Wales footballer Bale and his fiancee Emma have been left … (read more)

Posted: 14th, November 2017 | In: News, Sports | Comment


Clickbait balls: Liverpool ‘favourites’ to sign Barcelona Mascherano in a market of one

Transfer balls spots this gem in the Daily Mirror’s desperate clickbait factory: “Liverpool favourites to sign Barcelona star in January transfer window.”

To reach this story, readers vault no fewer than three … (read more)

Posted: 14th, November 2017 | In: Arsenal, Money, News, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Arsenal Balls: The changing styles of Arsene Wenger

It looks like being another season of barely held together crisis for Arsenal – just for a change, writes Sunil Singh. 
After winning the FA Cup again in May, Wenger should … (read more)

Posted: 14th, November 2017 | In: Arsenal, News, Sports | Comment


Paramedics attacked by idiots but it’s not worse than death

 

Paramedics do a testing job in trying circumstances for not all that much cash. But not everyone appreciates their efforts. While they treated a dying man in Small Heath, Birmingham, … (read more)

Posted: 14th, November 2017 | In: News | Comment