It’s childish, it’s mean and it’s not particular clever. But there’s nothing funnier than seeing someone get hit by a football.
The victim of this stray lump of leather was a German TV presenter called Jessica Kastrop. We hope that she’s feeling better – hopefully the two million hits on youtube will soften the blow, so [...]
With American Apparel on the way out, it’s worth remembering that all the anti-hipster sentiment unleashed in the western world by Gawker, Ad-busters et al was alive and kicking way back when Nick Denton was in nappies and the internet really was just a series of tubes. Voiced more eloquently than of late by none other than [...]
What the Institute for Fiscal Studies has produced is simply a less selective snapshot of the short-term impact of the Budget than the Treasury produced in June:
Electronic Arts has announced that SAS hero and best-selling author Chris Ryan will pen a prequel novel to upcoming videogame release Medal of Honor.
The clamour of enthusiasm for the new Google Voice phone boxes set to appear in colleges and airports across the US calls to mind a story I heard from one Google employee when visiting their London base last year with Simon Usborne, who was writing his own adulatory take on the web giant.
As the piece mentions, [...]
Can anyone else hear an unattractive whine? Oh, it’s coming from Ed Miliband’s supporters. It seems that they do not like one candidate for the Labour leadership pointing out some important differences with another candidate.
According to Nicholas Watt at The Guardian, Ed Miliband “showed his irritation with what he regarded as a barely concealed personal attack”, [...]
There am I, trying to eat healthily, popping out to the shops for a nice salad lunch. But you can never be complacent.
Check out today’s article from The Independent: Revealed: the salads that contain more salt than crisps.
A thorough sample of 268 salads from shops, cafés and fast-food chains were checked.
A tiny 2 per cent [...]
For all the criticism, Jennifer Aniston’s topsy-turvy film career ultimately reflects as badly on the industry behind the movies she stars in as it does on her.
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Today’s Sun had a back page lead with the headline ‘Jackass’ and a picture of Fabio Capello with donkey ears underneath it.
The article reads: “Donkey Fabio Capello has stuck a hoof into England’s brave new world – after just one game.
“The gormless Italian vowed to rebuild after our World Cup debacle by bringing in young [...]
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