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Manchester United sign Stormzy and Lukaku plays Dublin’s Longitude festival

 

Manchester United didn’t sign Romelu Lukaku from Everton. As Ireland’s Evening Herald newspaper reports, those fools at Old Trafford signed Stormzy in error.

Says the paper’s editor Herald Alan Steenson of its scoop:

Hands up, … (read more)

Posted: 10th, July 2017 | In: Celebrities, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


George Osborne: me and useless Theresa May by Andrew Mitchell

 

In the Evening Standard, the London freesheet, news has moved on from a cat stuck up a tree in Neasden and bar openings to matters of national importance. There’s no time … (read more)

Posted: 10th, July 2017 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


Army to recruit ranking officers from civilian world

There’s going to be a whole new rank of the officer class to send fighting men and women into battle. It’s not the politicians and toffs anymore screaming “CHARGE!” it’s … (read more)

Posted: 10th, July 2017 | In: Broadsheets | Comment


Vet finds turtle still wearing shell he repaired years ago

“Several years ago, a client brought me a box turtle that had been hit by a car,” writes a vet working at Ohio’s Hocking Hills Animal Clinic. “I used fiberglass to repair … (read more)

Posted: 10th, July 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Arnold Schwarzenegger being played by dummies in Arnold Schwarzenegger movies

Duncan Skiles has made this neat video of dummies and other actors pretending to be Arnold Schwarzenegger in Arnold Schwarzenegger movies.

 

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Posted: 10th, July 2017 | In: Celebrities, Film | Comment


Transfer Ball: Alexis Sanchez staying at Arsenal unless Manchester City pay £80m

Transfer Balls: Alexis Sanchez news watch. Is the Arsenal striker leaving? Compare and contrast the Daily Star and other tabloid scoops:

Daily Star, July 4:
Alexis Sanchez will stay at Arsenal
Daily Star, … (read more)

Posted: 9th, July 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Chelsea, Manchester City, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


The International Drone Photography Contest

 

Dronestagram’s fourth annual International Drone Photography Contest didn’t feature photos of your next door neighbour’s garden, and you sunbathing in it. It actually had some pretty cool stuff, like Two Moo … (read more)

Posted: 9th, July 2017 | In: The Consumer | Comment


RSPCA moves to become an unaccountable police force

Your home can be invaded at any tine if you own a pet and a charity suspects all it not well.
The RSPCA wants to be allowed to enter private property … (read more)

Posted: 9th, July 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Strange But True | Comment


Ms Sheila Michaels RIP

 

Sheila Michaels has died. It’s largely thanks to her that people use the term “Ms.” for women. The term was adopted for women without a husband by the New York Times … (read more)

Posted: 9th, July 2017 | In: Reviews, Strange But True | Comment


Jemma Beale: the irresistible liar who made all men rape suspects

Time and time again Jemma Beale told police she’d been sexually assaulted by men. She lied and lied and lied. Beale made false rape or sexual assault claims against 15 men. The … (read more)

Posted: 9th, July 2017 | In: News | Comment


Angela Merkel rolls her eyes as Putin explains how things work (gif)

When Angela Merkel met Putin at the latest G20 bunfight, the Russian leader raised his hand like the teacher he is, lowered his gaze as one might address a child and … (read more)

Posted: 8th, July 2017 | In: Gifs, Politicians | Comment


Manchester United sign exciting Lukaku; Everton catch Rooney on the way down

Romelu Lukaku is a Manchester United player. He’s joined the Red Devils from Everton for £75m. Chelsea matched Man United’s offer but the Belgian striker chose Jose Mourinho’s current side over Jose … (read more)

Posted: 8th, July 2017 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports | Comment


Hairy legs leggings are a hoot

Hairy leg leggings will make everyone think you have really hairy legs. The big joke is that underneath the legging you really do have hairy legs, which makes the hairy legs … (read more)

Posted: 7th, July 2017 | In: The Consumer | Comment


Corbyn fans issue ultimatum to Luciana Berger

Tough times for Labour MP Luciana Berger. The Liverpool Wavertree CLP is now run by Jeremy Corbyn loyalists. One of their number, Roy Bentham, has a warning for Berger:
“Luciana needs to get on … (read more)

Posted: 7th, July 2017 | In: Politicians | Comment


Sesame Street do the Beastie Boys’ Sabotage

 

The Sesame Street puppets do the Beastie Boys’ Sabotage. It’s stupid-fun.

 

 

Spotter: Adam Schleichkorn on Facebook and Twitter.  Nerdcore
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Posted: 6th, July 2017 | In: Music | Comment


RIP Grotbags

 

Grotbags, alter ego of Carol Lee Scott, has died at the age of 74. She first caught the eyes with an appearance on Rod Hull’s Emu’s World.
Her character Grotbags was a dastardly pantomime … (read more)

Posted: 6th, July 2017 | In: Celebrities | Comment


CNN v HansAssholeSolo: Trump’s Reddit meme tweet exposes the old media’s thin skin

When Donald Trump tweeted a meme made by Reddit user HansAssholeSolo, CNN were upset. The meme was a mash-up of footage of Trump wrestling WWE CEO Vince McMahon to the deck in 2007 … (read more)

Posted: 6th, July 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians, TV & Radio | Comment


Wimbledon fans fight over Jack Sock’s used towel

To Wimbledon, where American tennis player Jack Sock has tossed a towel into the crowd. Was he aiming at the lucky kid in the second row on a school day or the couple dressed … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2017 | In: News, Sports | Comment


Google Translate Balls: Alexis Sanchez stays at Arsenal if you read between the lines

Google Translate Balls: News in the Metro and Sun is that Alexis Sanchez is staying at Arsenal. Both UK newspapers cite Chilean journalists on twitter and the country’s website EMOL,(aka The … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2017 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Jacob Rees-Mogg hails new son Sixtus Dominic Boniface Christopher

To man -of-the-people – the man with the commonest of common touches – Jacob Rees-Mogg a child: Sixtus Dominic Bonifcace Christopher:

 

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Posted: 5th, July 2017 | In: Politicians, Strange But True | Comment


Transfer Balls: Wayne Rooney to leave Manchester United for Everton on a free transfer

The BBC says Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney, 31, is leaving the club. He’s on his way to Everton. If other moves go according to plan, he’ll team up at Goodison … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2017 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports | Comment


The Donald Trump buttplug to ‘Putin your butt’

 

With this Donald Trump buttplug you can shove the President where the sun doesn’t shine. Etsy shop Lovecrafters Toys is selling the Donald Trump buttplug – “the most tremendous thing to Putin … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2017 | In: Politicians, The Consumer | Comment


Transfer Balls: Chelsea and Manchester United fans tricked by invisible Matic

The Invisible Man

 

Transfer Balls: Were you one of the Manchester United fans feeling “exited” when Chelsea’s Nemanja Matic’s was reportedly left out of the Blues’ new kit launch?

The Daily … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2017 | In: Back pages, manchester united, News, Sports | Comment