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Censorship means Alabama shoppers buy sex toys blind

If you buy an online sex toy online in Alabama, you’ll have to do so blind. You get to see a fair deal of the ‘marital aid’, but the gaps … (read more)

Posted: 7th, October 2017 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment


Arek Jozwik, Brexit and the travesty of facts

Sterling work by Brendan O’Neill on Spiked, who ‘fisked’ the story of Arek Jozwik, the man the papers told us was “murdered for being Polish”. Mr Jozik’s death was the … (read more)

Posted: 6th, October 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment


Arsenal balls: Theo Walcott leaves Gunners in tabloids betting scoop

Arsenal are ready to sell nice middle-class boy Theo Walcott in January, says The Week. “Gunners are getting ready to blast the dead wood from the Emirates and top of … (read more)

Posted: 4th, October 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment


Boy accidentally swallows toy horn honks whenever he inhales

Santiago Gomez Zuviría posted this video of a boy at a hospital who swallowed a horn from a toy doll. Whenever he inhales, the horn sounds.

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Posted: 4th, October 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Manchester United balls: Marcus Rashford’s silver hatchet

Does the Sun like Manchester United and England’s Marcus Rashford? Compare and contrast the following words from the Sun’s Neil Ashton:

September 6:
They do the right thing at Manchester United. Nobody … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, October 2017 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports | Comment


After Libya Hillary Clinton still knows nothing about guns

After the horror in Las Vegas, Hillary Clinton seized the chance to promote herself and her policies:
Others believed Monday was precisely the correct time to start the conversation. Mr Trump’s challenger … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, October 2017 | In: Politicians | Comment


What Liam Gallagher does on a plane

Liam Gallagher on a plane pic.twitter.com/3oRZd3JjIS— Anorak (@TheAnorak) October 2, 2017
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Posted: 3rd, October 2017 | In: Celebrities | Comment


After Las Vegas: only candles, thoughts and prayers can stop another massacre

After the horror in Las Vegas, will anything happen? Something must after America’s worst mass-shooting. The sane thing would be to debate gun control and why it’s ok for someone … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, October 2017 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Dong Energy to change name to…

Denmark’s Dong Energy is to rename. Dong, as I’m sure you know, stands for Danish Oil and Natural Gas. The new moniker will align it with a “profound strategic transformation from … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, October 2017 | In: Money | Comment


After Las Vegas: everyone knows why Stephen Paddock did it

Why did Mesquite, Nevada, man Stephen Paddock shoot dead more than 50 people and wound 400 more when he opened fire on a country music festival in Las Vegas? Police … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, October 2017 | In: Key Posts, News | Comments (3)


Bob Marley spotted in a banana

Spotter: Mike K … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, October 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Arsenal balls: stalking Lacazette in Tesco’s

When Arsenal footballer Alexandre Lacazette popped to the shops, the Daily Mail was there to report it. But how does it report on a man minding his own business? How … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, October 2017 | In: Back pages, Tabloids | Comment


3 dead in Marseilles: ‘Allahu Akbar’ ad infinitum

Three people are dead at Marseilles’ Saint-Charles train station in France. Police shot one dead after he’d murdered the other two. The Guardian says the murderer was a “man”, an … (read more)

Posted: 1st, October 2017 | In: Broadsheets, News, Tabloids | Comment


Brexit poll: 88% of young voters want Britain to quit the EU?

Is Brexit a disaster? We’re not sure what it entails in detail, but that vote was glorious. And a new poll tells us that far from being fans of a … (read more)

Posted: 1st, October 2017 | In: News, Politicians | Comment (1)


No anti-Semitism in Labour – just calls for a ‘final solution’

Good job there’s no anti-Semitism in Labour or else we’d think Labour Friends of Palestine and the Middle East (LFPME) seeking of a “final solution” ugly.

 

 

 

Having been alerted that Nazis … (read more)

Posted: 1st, October 2017 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


Words are bad: Australians warned not to offend weak-minded women at work

The Diversity Council of Australia (DCA) wants to warn you about words. The DCA is an “independent not-for-profit peak body leading diversity and inclusion in the workplace”. The DCA are … (read more)

Posted: 1st, October 2017 | In: Money, News | Comment


Not North Korea calls Donald Trump a racist orangutan – orangutants outraged

You know all that corporate guff about how if everyone gets on Facebook, Snapshat or Twitter the world will be made whole and people will speak with one voice?

Well, stuff … (read more)

Posted: 30th, September 2017 | In: Politicians | Comment (1)


Media bias: Bournemouth robbed as Leicester’s Simpson tucks his hands onto his arms

When Bournemouth hosted Leicester City in the Premier League, the Cherries were hard down by when a clear handball by the Foxes’ Danny Simpson in his own area went unpunished.

The … (read more)

Posted: 30th, September 2017 | In: Back pages, News, Sports | Comment (1)


Lover Lover Lover: Leonard Cohen’s Yom Kippur War

“I’ve never disguised the fact that I’m Jewish, and in any crisis in Israel I would be there. I am committed to the survival of the Jewish people.” – Leonard … (read more)

Posted: 30th, September 2017 | In: Celebrities | Comment


Ben Stokes reminds the country that people still play cricket

England cricketer Ben Stokes has been making news ever since he was arrested following a bout of alleged fisticuffs with Ryan Hale, a former soldier who served in Afghanistan, on … (read more)

Posted: 30th, September 2017 | In: News, Sports | Comment


Saudi King Faisal seeks Yoda’s advice in school text book

 

When Saudi artist Abdullah “Shaweesh” al-Sheri added Star Wars into photos of big moments in Saudi history, one featured Star Wars’ Yoda with King Faisal. “He was wise and was … (read more)

Posted: 30th, September 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Arsenal riot, stroll and stumble at BATE Borisov

Arsenal ran out pretty easy winners in their Europa League match against BATE Borisov, winning 4-2, having been 3-0 up after 25 minutes. Arsenal are the first team to beat … (read more)

Posted: 29th, September 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Broadsheets, News, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Madeleine McCann: police get more cash for another 6 months of looking

Madeleine McCann news watch – a look at reporting on the missing child. There is “new hope” in the “Maddie hunt” says the Daily Express. Is hope born of new … (read more)

Posted: 29th, September 2017 | In: Madeleine McCann, News, Tabloids | Comment


Manchester City star Aguero fractures rib in car accident

Manchester City’s Argentinean star Sergio Aguero has been injured in a car accident in Amsterdam. The 29-year-old fractured a rib when the taxi he was taking to the airport struck a … (read more)

Posted: 29th, September 2017 | In: Manchester City, News, Sports | Comment


Hugh Hefner serenades two would-be Japanese Playboy Bunnies and it’s horrendous

Next up on the god-awful 1980 TV show Pink Lady & Jeff  – a show featuring Japanese female singing duo Pink Lady (Mitsuyo Nemoto (“Mie”) and Keiko Masuda) and Jeff Altman, … (read more)

Posted: 28th, September 2017 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comment