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Theresa May laughing like Muttley

It never takes the internet long to nail it. When Theresa May convulsed and heaved with laughter in the Commons as the Budget was narrated by Philip Hammond, Mutley, from … (read more)

Posted: 9th, March 2017 | In: Politicians | Comment


TSA expects more sexual assault claims from its new pat-down search technique

To enter America, you might need to let America enter you. If the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) thinks that you’re suspicious, you get the pat down. Your genitals are cupped, your anus … (read more)

Posted: 8th, March 2017 | In: Reviews, The Consumer | Comment


Mary Berry’s ‘shocking and appalling’ TV dinner

Big news in the Telegraph, wherein TV cook Mary Berry is causing viewers of her show to gasp and gag. The paper tells us:
Mary Berry’s bolognese recipe leaves viewers ‘shocked … (read more)

Posted: 7th, March 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Celebrities | Comment


Dear Mariella: A Guardian rape culture fantasy

Did you hear the one about the woman who enjoyed porn? Yeah, an actual flesh-and-bone woman – not a latex and silicon love doll reading a grunty Porn Valley script … (read more)

Posted: 6th, March 2017 | In: Broadsheets | Comment


You can buy George W. Bush’s portraits of US military veterans

Former US president George W. Bush’s portrait of post-9/11 US veterans is on sale. Called Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors, all author proceeds will be … (read more)

Posted: 5th, March 2017 | In: Books, Politicians | Comment


American Allan V. Evans of Colorado says he’s the rightful king of Britain and ready to seize power

An American called Allan V. Evans of Colorado USA has taken out a big ad in the Times to say he’s the rightful king of Britain and intends to seize … (read more)

Posted: 1st, March 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, Royal Family, Strange But True | Comment


Molecule mixture triggers hair growth and cures hearing loss

 

Good news its that technology is on course to cure hearing loss caused by the dying off of cochlear hair cells. C&EN tells us that a healthy ear contains about 15,000 hair … (read more)

Posted: 1st, March 2017 | In: Technology | Comment


Find household items lost inside your anus with the Body Orifice Security Scanner (BOSS)

Ever lose something up your nostrils, vagina, anus or other orifice? Something like a Donny Osmond poster, keepsake, drugs stash, lungfish, hacksaw, shovel, shot glass or eel?

Well, help is at hand. Beat the … (read more)

Posted: 28th, February 2017 | In: Strange But True, Technology | Comment


Saudi Arabia’s King packs 459 tonnes of luggage and two elevators for 9-day trip

When Saudi Arabia’s king travels to Indonesia he’ll have packed 506 tons of stuff into his bags. As well as spare knickers, travel plugs and mints, King Salman bin Abdul … (read more)

Posted: 27th, February 2017 | In: Royal Family, Strange But True | Comment


Jeremy Corbyn meltsdown in the Sun, Mail and Express but is smiling in the Mirror

When Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn appeared on Sky News, he was asked about his leadership. “I’m carrying on as leader,” said Corbyn, “because I’m determined that we will deliver social … (read more)

Posted: 27th, February 2017 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (3)


Jimmy Savile’s sex-free sex den at High Royds Hospital

Fancy a peek inside ‘Jimmy Savile’s sex den’? This is where the ‘shamed star preyed on victims’. The Daily Star’s wrong, of course. Savile wasn’t shamed. Sir Jimmy was buried with full … (read more)

Posted: 26th, February 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Reviews, Tabloids | Comment


Bad PR: Helen Bailey’s killer is an Arsenal fan

Unwelcome endorsements: a look at brands being associated with negative news.

After Ian Stewart murdered his lover Helen Bailey and plotted to steal her fortune, he lied and lied to make the police … (read more)

Posted: 25th, February 2017 | In: Reviews | Comment


Madeleine McCann: flogging apartment 5a at the Ocean Complex

Madeleine McCann: what the media says about the missing child.

The Sun (page 4), tells us that the ‘MADDIE HOLS FLAT’ has been sold for ‘half price’. The flat in which Madeleine McCann … (read more)

Posted: 24th, February 2017 | In: Madeleine McCann, Tabloids | Comment


Brigitte Bardot sings for the man buried riding his Harley Davidson

The afterlife’s better with a Harley Davidson motorbike. When 84-year old Bill Standley of Mechanicsburg, Ohio, died he was buried in a plexiglass and wooden coffin sat astride his 1967 Harley-Davidson motorcycle. To … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, February 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment


The Champagne Gun: make mine a magnum

 

The champagne gun might be the most stupid thing we’ve ever seen. And we love it. Fire at will!

 

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Posted: 22nd, February 2017 | In: The Consumer | Comment


Is Sun Bets or Wayne Shaw the greedier?

When the Sun Bets bookmakers sponsored Sutton for their home FA Cup match against Arsenal (final score: – 0- 2), they offered odds of 8-1 that the home side’s home reserve … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, February 2017 | In: Arsenal, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Fake News: European Union Baroque Orchestra quitting UK over immigration

Looking beyond fake news, we turn to the Guardian, which tells us about yet another casualty of the Brexit vote. The headline is to the point: ‘Top orchestra quits Britain over Brexit migration … (read more)

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


Pamela Anderson and Julian Assange’s leaky love affair

Former Playboy model and swimsuit-clad floatation aide Pamela Anderson is, reportedly, staying in with WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange. You wonder if being indoors at the Ecuadorean embassy in London since 2012 has … (read more)

Posted: 17th, February 2017 | In: Celebrities | Comment


‘The Chuff of Dreams’: Daily Mail’s X-rated headline of the day

It’s the ‘Chuff of dreams’ in the Daily Mail.

 

 

For those readers not au fait with a chuff, the Urban Dictionary defines it yhus:
chuff
anglo-slang for snatch, vagina.
“How’s the weather in Phoenix?”

“Dryer … (read more)

Posted: 15th, February 2017 | In: Tabloids | Comment


Did UKIP leader use Hillsborough lie to promote himself?

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall did not lose “close personal friends” at Hillsborough. In 2011, a post under Mr Nuttall’s name on his official website featured a quote attributed to him. The post regarding efforts to … (read more)

Posted: 14th, February 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comment


Epic typos: When ISIS shaved bears to avoid airstrikes

In readiness for Donald Trump’s assault on ISI, we remind him of news from year ago, when Islamists were ‘shaving bears’.

 

 

 

Spotter:  @FelicityMorse … (read more)

Posted: 14th, February 2017 | In: Reviews | Comment


Police accidentally raped a man when his trousers fells down and a truncheon went up

To France, where ‘Theo’, a 22-year-old black man, claims he was raped when police inserted a truncheon in his anus. An internal police inquiry found nothing untoward. But Theo was showing severe anal injuries.

Police … (read more)

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


The media hounding of ‘dishevelled’ Tara Palmer-Tomkinson: an ill woman is not fair game

Sad news that Tara Palmer-Tomkinson has died at just 45 years of age. Anyone able to make a living form having fun must have something about her. Today the tabloids are full … (read more)

Posted: 9th, February 2017 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment


David Beckham and Danny Cipriani: you can’t be victim if you’re famous

Is it a crime to be famous? This week, two stories about blackmail have occupied the Sun’s front page.

The first is the matter of messages hacked from a server that handles David Beckham’s … (read more)

Posted: 8th, February 2017 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Superman addresses Donald Trump in 1950

 

In 1950, Superman, a refugee from a distant land, had this message for American youth.
…and remember boys and girls, your school – like our country – is made up of … (read more)

Posted: 7th, February 2017 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment