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Raw chicken gives you E.Coli and makes your cancer worse, says a Daily Mail scare story

Chickens. If you eat them raw, you might get ill. It’s a lucky dip. The Daily Mail leads with news that 2 in 3 chickens sold in “British stores” have … (read more)

Posted: 21st, November 2016 | In: Reviews, Tabloids | Comment


Ugly, fat and thick: Manchester Untied’s Wayne Rooney takes a wedding night bashing in the Sun

How the Sun will miss Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney when he’s gone. This week the Sun spotted the England captain enjoying a drink at a Watford hotel as a wedding party … (read more)

Posted: 18th, November 2016 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Alleged rape victim arrested for illicit sex reminds that Dubai is an intolerant hellhole

Hey, holidaymakers. Next time you think of taking the sun in Dubai, try to remember that the place is run by lunatics. A British woman who told Dubai police she’d … (read more)

Posted: 17th, November 2016 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)


Transfer balls: Daniel Levy holds the cards as Spurs play Harry Kane

The news cycle has lots more on Harry Kane, the Spurs player at “loggerheads” with his club over a new pay deal.  The Mail leads with the story that Kane is … (read more)

Posted: 15th, November 2016 | In: Back pages, Sports, Spurs | Comment (1)


Karen Danczuk pulls a leg of pork

The Sun spots Karen Danczuk kissing her new flame, David, 26. Karen, once billed as the ‘selfie Queen’ in all media and estranged from Labour MP Simon Danczuk, is spotted … (read more)

Posted: 14th, November 2016 | In: Celebrities, Reviews, Tabloids | Comment


Men use tattoos to attract other men, scientists find

When Andrzej Galbarczyk, a researcher at Jagiellonian University’s Institute of Public Health, and Anna Ziomkiewicz, a Fulbright Scholar and Assistant Professor at Polish Academy of Sciences
Wrocław, studied the effects of tattoos on … (read more)

Posted: 14th, November 2016 | In: Reviews | Comment


Meghan Markle: the exclusive death threats that have nothing to do with Prince Harry

Meghan Markle might no longer be in the UK, but Prince Harry Baseball-Cap’s “girl” is all over the Mail’s front page.

 

 

It is an “exclusive encounter” with Meghan Markle.

Scoop or what?

It’s only … (read more)

Posted: 13th, November 2016 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, Reviews, Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment (1)


Transfer balls: Liverpool won’t be drawn on Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona

The news media works in a pack. The BBC says Barcelona fancy Liverpool’s Phlippe Coutinho. The Beeb’s news is based on a reprot in the Liverpool Echo that Liverpool “need” to offer Coutinho, 24, … (read more)

Posted: 12th, November 2016 | In: Back pages, Liverpool, Sports | Comment


Police arrest man operating 420 marijuana vending cart

The absurd laws that make marijuana illegal continue to impinge of lives. In Victoria, Canada, police spotted a 22-year-old man operating what appeared to be a marijuana delivery service.

The suspect’s cart … (read more)

Posted: 12th, November 2016 | In: Reviews | Comments (3)


The Donald Trump Death Cult is up and running

When Barack Obama was elected US President in 2008, the news cycle was full of stories of his imminent assassination. We called it the Barack Obama Death Cult. Today we … (read more)

Posted: 11th, November 2016 | In: Politicians, Reviews, Tabloids | Comment


Grab Her By The Pussy: Donald Trump inspires tabloid sex crimes and porn

It’s Day 1 in the World According to Donald Trump and already his fellow reality TV stars are feeling the aftershock. President Trump’s catchphrase – “Grab her by the pussy” … (read more)

Posted: 10th, November 2016 | In: Celebrities, Politicians, Reviews, Tabloids | Comment


Game of Thrones spoilers

Books. Ever hear of them?  The Sun says “SHOCK LEAK Game of Thrones fans sent into a frenzy as ‘entire plot for season seven leaks online’”. Games of Thrones is based … (read more)

Posted: 8th, November 2016 | In: Books, Reviews, Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comment


Make Your Own ‘Mazel Tov Cocktails’ With Scottie Nell Hughes

Scottie Nell Hughes was talking to CNN about Hillary Clinton’s props Jay Z and Beyoncé. She made a reference to Jay Z and Kanye West’s 2012 video for “No Church in the Wild. … (read more)

Posted: 7th, November 2016 | In: Reviews | Comment


Brexit: Corbyn’s red line ends in Labour’s annihilation and rebirth as May dithers

Jeremy Corbyn was sort in  favour and sort of not in favour of the country remaining or leaving the European Union.

The Mail now paraphrases the Labour leader:
I will only accept … (read more)

Posted: 6th, November 2016 | In: Politicians, Reviews | Comment


Copenhagen celebrates Donald Trump with a great bus ad

Donald Trump is exciting minds in Copenhagen, Denmark. The sign on the bus declares  “Americans abroad – vote!”
“We would like to say to the American citizens: Remember to vote – … (read more)

Posted: 5th, November 2016 | In: Politicians, Reviews | Comment


Chicago Cubs: six million fans rejoice (if you double count everyone in the city)

Like you we too are delighted the Clubs Cubes Cubs won the World Series of baseball for the first time since in ages – but still faster than is takes Theresa … (read more)

Posted: 5th, November 2016 | In: Reviews, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Happy Marijuanikkah! Cannabis is Kosher

Good news for you frumer yidden who like a toke on Shabbos. Cannabis is kosher. The bad news is, of course, that because everything made kosher is more expensive than the non-kosher … (read more)

Posted: 4th, November 2016 | In: Reviews | Comment


Closing time at Australia’s The Grove Hill hotel

Ever go to Australia’s The Grove Hill hotel, a watering hole between Darwin and Katherine, in what might best be termed ‘the middle of nowhere’?  The place is closing. Owner Stan … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, November 2016 | In: Reviews, The Consumer | Comment


Buying the FBI: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump vie for influence

The wife of the Deputy Director of the FBI got a wad of campaign donations from Terry McAuliffe, a Clinton ally.
The Wall Street Journal reported last week that Mr. McCabe’s wife, Jill … (read more)

Posted: 1st, November 2016 | In: Politicians, Reviews | Comment (1)


A Rape on Campus: a non-apology apology as the libel trial progresses with no sign of the real victims

Rolling Stone magazine publisher Jann S. Wenner should not have deleted the 2014 story on ‘Jackie’s’ alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia. There was no proof whatsoever Jackie had been … (read more)

Posted: 30th, October 2016 | In: Reviews | Comment


Dear Sir: A woman writes a formal rejection letter to a penis photo on Facebook

Like many internet users, Sarah-Louise Jordan recived an unsolicied picure of a penis in a Facebook message. She writes, “I found a surprising picture in my messages. So, I did … (read more)

Posted: 30th, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment


Media Balls: Arsenal riot, Sunderland’s fightback, Moyes’ blinkers and missing the penalty

Media Balls: a look at reporting on football matches. Today we look at Sunderland 1 – Arsenal 4 in the Premier League. Are news organs biased?

Sunderland Echo: “David Moyes feels … (read more)

Posted: 29th, October 2016 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment


Larry David Was right: driving gives women orgasms, says Islamic cleric

Tweet of the Week was supplied by @S_alqsimi , via, Deanne DuKhan ‏(@DukhanD), who responds to news as to why women driving is forbidden. “Lorraine in the UK asks, which … (read more)

Posted: 28th, October 2016 | In: Key Posts, Reviews, Strange But True | Comment


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