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Who's Having Hot Sex?

(9) Comments | Posted 19 July 2013 | (00:00)

As the scorching UK heatwave turns Facebook, Twitter and all other known social media into one big sweaty groan of status updates, I wonder - who's having sex in this heat?

The nation's grinding must surely have, er, ground to a halt.

Think of all those films set in New...

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Bruce Willis and the Vanishing Car

(6) Comments | Posted 4 December 2012 | (23:00)

What connects Hackney Council, Bruce Willis, The Mayhew Animal Home and justice for all those really unfair parking tickets dished out?


On Sunday night I drove to Hoxton, in Hackney, to review an Akala gig. He was excellent by the way and a true credit to hip hop.


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Rebecca Ferguson Q&A...

(3) Comments | Posted 11 December 2011 | (23:00)

Ten days or so ago I wrote a small blog on here, praising Rebecca Ferguson's wondrous voice.

I was amazed that after so many bland, boring, average singers had been coughed up via the X Factor, the law of averages had finally kicked in and some talent had been found.

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X Factor's Sterile Secret Party

(3) Comments | Posted 1 December 2011 | (11:50)

Being harsh about the X Factor 'secret' party would be very easy. So I shall be.

Held on Wednesday night in London, I was invited (God knows why) to join everyone else in media land and have a squint at the four finalists.

They were to answer questions, pose for...

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Rebecca Ferguson: X Factor's Best Yet?

(0) Comments | Posted 21 November 2011 | (14:41)

Can it be true? Has a soulless TV show produced the most soulful singer of the decade (other than Amy Winehouse)?

The X Factor is pish. It always has been and always will be pish. Saturday night karaoke churning out endless bland pop stars and regurgitating old classics, with Louis...

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Read This Before Pop Music Dies...

(0) Comments | Posted 16 November 2011 | (11:38)


This will only be a very short blog (mercifully, I'm sure some of you feel) inspired by the hideously insipid, unimaginative and plain flimsy state of the pop charts.

As I said in my last post, music is at its all time lowest state, with pretend dance and fake...

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Steps' Reunion Shows Pop Music is at an All-Time Low.

(6) Comments | Posted 27 October 2011 | (00:00)

It's a pretty damning indictment of the state of popular music when Steps reuniting is cause for such huge celebration.

I've nothing against Steps and thought they were enjoyable toss the first time around. Little Lisa Scott-Lee was always fun when I saw her clubbing and a mate went to...

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Traffic Wardens - There can be no Forgiveness

(1) Comments | Posted 27 September 2011 | (16:18)

Once again my hate-affair with Traffic Wardens has been reawakened.
"I've already issued the ticket," he smirked as I returned just six minutes late to my car, already an extortionate £2:60 poorer for just an hour's parking.
To all you loathsome ticket-peddlers out there, know this: EVERYONE hates...

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Scarlett's Bottom - Shame on us for Looking

(10) Comments | Posted 16 September 2011 | (00:00)

You'd think I'd be numbed to tits and arse by now. Tabloid background, former swordsman etc.
But when those Scarlett Johansson pictures hit the net, I joined everyone else in clicking the little yfrog Twitter link - and then cursing as it failed to load three times.

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Saline solution? Max Clifford and the Stockport Nurse

(4) Comments | Posted 8 September 2011 | (13:00)

Saline murders and Max Clifford aren't comfortable bedfellows for me.
And so any sympathy I had for Rebecca Leighton has now disappeared.
Just in case you're unaware, she's the nurse who spent six weeks in prison, wrongly charged with contaminating saline at Stockport Hospital, leading to several deaths.

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Tabloid Tossers - be Nice to us Hacks

(19) Comments | Posted 6 September 2011 | (00:00)

"You must be an absolute knob."

This was the flash-judgement of a complete stranger I met a few months ago whilst swallowing a few sharpeners in a London bar.

It's true, there certainly are penis-like qualities to me - but there was no way this partly-pissed young man could have...

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