Fake News In Small Towns

A.L. Gaylin | Posted 25.08.2017 | UK Entertainment
A.L. Gaylin

Though the hit-and-run took place a few years ago, I am still haunted by the thought of both boys, of their mothers trying to learn the real truth, even as their children were transformed into characters in an ongoing gossip-fuelled narrative, their humanity disappearing as their bleak shared story took on a life of its own.

14 #BossMoves To Deal With An Influential/Celebrity Troll, When You're Influential Too...

Marsha Wright | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Marsha Wright

Sometimes it's hard to understand why they're attacking you, and it's bad enough when the keyboard warriors come for you in their scores... but what if a fandom comes for you? What if it's a celebrity you respect? What if someone says something that could really affect your brand? What if they try to destroy you, your business, your puppy, and the horse you rode in on?

Smoke, Mirrors and False Assumptions

Lisa Valentine | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Valentine

In a world filled with social media, filters, bloggers (hands up) and newspaper scandals, it's easy to assume that the edited versions we see of people a true reflection of reality. However smoke and mirrors can be deceiving...

Gossip Is What Makes Us Human

Rupert Staines | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Staines

It has been identified by Professor Robin Dunbar, an evolutionary psychologist at Oxford University, as aiding social bonding in large groups - something brands are clearly keen to replicate with regards to their messaging.

Getting Out

Naomi Hefter | Posted 11.09.2016 | UK Comedy
Naomi Hefter

So for now, it's back to my temp job ( I'm sat here now with nothing but this computer, my phone and people walking past this reception desk either ignoring me or being told "I smell delicious" by an old man), and some good comedy gigs to look forward to. Have a good weekend and if you don't enjoy your job, walk out. NOW (you won't regret it).

Vidal's Death

Aaron Vallely | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Aaron Vallely

The writer most admired by Gore, was Frenchman Michel De Montaigne, whom was born in 1533. Montaigne was to Gore, what Gore is to me. A literary forefather.

The UK Tech Scene Has A New Way To Be Bitchy To Each Other

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK Tech

Most people don't find it too difficult to share gossip with each other - Facebook, the telephone or normal human-to-human interfacing ('conversation'...

Why Gossip Is No Bad Thing...

Huffington Post UK | Libby Banks | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Gossip, especially gossip at work, is generally considered a bad thing. While it’s hard to deny that few catty words shared at the water cooler can ...

Secrets - To Share or Not to Share?

Saadia R. Chevel | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Saadia R. Chevel

Women have always been notorious for gossiping but if we explore the need to disclose information, it can be simply attributed to our DNA... the act of sharing increases levels of progesterone in women. Progesterone is a hormone that stimulates maternal feelings and social bonding.

Big Brother - Week 6 Opinion

Matthew Davies | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Matthew Davies

For the first time this series, I'm genuinely gutted with this week's eviction outcome. Another twist that took place last week has essentially backfired again, leading to the eviction of the alpha-male in the house.

Pssst! Here's The Gossip... Beth's Got Wed!

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Gossip singer Beth Ditto has married her long-term girlfriend Kristin Ogata. The pair - who got engaged in April last year - tied the knot in a pic...

Ten 'Bad' Habits That Are Good for You

Realbuzz.com | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Ever promised yourself that this year you were definitely going to give that bad habit the flick, only to give into your vice again after only a couple of hours? Well, the good news is that 'bad' habit may not actually be as harmful as you think.

Paedophile DJ Jimmy Savile - What I 'Knew' But Never Reported Years Ago

John Fleming | Posted 11.12.2012 | UK
John Fleming

The BBC is getting blamed for doing nothing about Jimmy Savile, although it seems, over the years, five police forces actually investigated stories about him in some way and did nothing. I worked in British television from 1973 onwards, though only twice on BBC programmes; the rest of the time, I worked for ITV and independent companies. Still, I heard rumours about Jimmy Savile.

Office Gossip: Don't be the Fodder!

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 28.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Preetam Kaushik

You know how these things work, once you begin to get things off your chest to strangers, you just can't seem to stop. Next thing you know, the nasty boss, turns even nastier. So much so I had to start looking for another job.

Does A Good Gossip Make Us Deaf?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Concentrating closely on a conversation or a juicy bit of gossip, can make people deaf to other sounds - even someone shouting the words "I'm a gorill...

Juve Eye Robin And Di Matteo Awaits The Axe (TRANSFER TALK AND GOSSIP)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK Sport

Charlie Sheen has Tiger blood, but Manchester City fans claim to have "Yaya blood", after Toure scored another seminal goal in their history on Sunday...

The Schock of Gossip

Gail Schock | Posted 08.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Gail Schock

Victorians were obsessed with it, today we have an entire generation XOXOing because of it and for me gossip has always been fascinating. We've created a world of shared stories, whispers, snap shots and identities through things we've said, heard and wanted to be.

Devilish - Is Gaitan United-Bound After All?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK Sport

Nicolas Gaitan wouldn't be much use in The Inbetweeners. The Argentine's long been touted for a move from Benfica to Manchester United, but the progre...

We Don't Need Another Amy or Whitney, We Need More Clean-Living Celebrities

Paola Bassanese | Posted 18.04.2012 | Home
Paola Bassanese

Celebrities' erratic behaviour and lifestyle attract more media attention than clean-living personalities who also happen to be in the public eye. Wh...

Leveson: We Are The Problem

Mark Fletcher-Brown | Posted 07.04.2012 | UK
Mark Fletcher-Brown

The Leveson Enquiry has been highly informative, beautifully probing and calmly clarifying. The result may cause the media to change their ways. But it will take a lot more than Leveson to stem the demand. Only we can do that.

Lipgoss: Fred Durst Live-Blogs Juice Fast Misery

Anna Hart | Posted 13.03.2012 | Home
Anna Hart

By this point in 2012, you're probably bored stupid of friends who won't meet you for an alcoholic drink until February, and magazines promising "New Year, New You!" schemes of physical and gastronomical misery, usually alongside a bikini-clad celebrity salesperson.

We All Feel Powerless in the Face of Gary Speed's Suicide, but That Doesn't Mean There is Nothing We Can Do

Paul Hobson | Posted 01.02.2012 | UK
Paul Hobson

None of us wanted him to go. Gary Speed brightened many lives. But in death, after the shock, the mourning and the tributes, may he continue to do so.

Lipgoss: Die-Vorce Hard

Anna Hart | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK Entertainment
Anna Hart

I've been maintaining a dignified silence on the floundering marriage of Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher. But sod dignified silences! The Kutcher marriage crisis has just metamorphosed into a golden nugget of gossip: the spirit of John McClane has drifted into this marital beef.

Why Female Desire To Gossip Is An Evolutionary Need

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Ever find yourself lured into the trap of gossiping about others behind their backs? According to a new book, your urge to over-share could be more th...

Lipgoss: Stars Who Party With Dictators

Anna Hart | Posted 13.12.2011 | UK Entertainment
Anna Hart

Hilary Swank, we know whose party you went to last weekend. And you are GROUNDED, young lady. Okay, so Hilary isn't really grounded, but the internet is very, very angry with her. On October 5th the Million Dollar Baby actress attended a massive birthday bash for Ramzan Kadyrov, the Chechen President accused of human rights violations.