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BBC Following Netflix? Set to Premier Shows on iPlayer Before TV

BBC Following Netflix? Set to Premier Shows on iPlayer Before TV

While television is increasingly moving its accessibility to the internet and on demand services, the BBC is following suit and has plans to begin premièring select shows via their on demand service iPlayer.Netflix has become...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 10th February 2013

Where Does Your Favourite Music Come From? Song Writers B.O.B, Busta Rhymes, Luke Laird and Snoop Dogg Chat On Stage About Influences

Where Does Your Favourite Music Come From? Song Writers B.O.B, Busta Rhymes, Luke Laird and Snoop Dogg Chat On Stage About Influences

BMI's annual pre-Grammy Awards songwriter's panel, "How I Wrote That Song", was an interesting meeting of minds, made somewhat more interesting by Snoop blazing up a blunt.Often, what makes a song popular is its relatability:...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 10th February 2013

Are the 2013 BAFTAs Unpredictable? Strong Contenders Make it Tough to Judge

Are the 2013 BAFTAs Unpredictable? Strong Contenders Make it Tough to Judge

Film awards outcomes are difficult to predict. Year on year the judging panel changes and the tastes of both the public and the film critique elite evolve. Sometimes winners will be a curve ball, and...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 10th February 2013

David Attenborough Accused of Ignoring Animals' Potentially 'Homosexual' Behaviours

David Attenborough Accused of Ignoring Animals' Potentially 'Homosexual' Behaviours

David Attenborough's nature documentaries are some of the best loved programming from the UK, indeed Attenborough is probably one of the best loved people in the UK. However, Dr Brett Mills from the University of...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 10th February 2013

Former Sportscaster Shelby Whitfield Dies Age 77 in Rehabilitation Facility

Former Sportscaster Shelby Whitfield Dies Age 77 in Rehabilitation Facility

Having had a successful career as a sports commentator on television and radio, Shelby Whitfield dies at the age of 77 in a rehabilitation facility in New Jersey.Whitfield began his long career in broadcasting in...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 10th February 2013

Justin Bieber On SNL: Plays Miley Cyrus Superfan and Admits to Smoking Pot

Justin Bieber On SNL: Plays Miley Cyrus Superfan and Admits to Smoking Pot

Justin Bieber's shift on Saturday Night Live came around this weekend and in a fairly unsurprising turn of events he both admitted to and apologized for smoking weed. He was criticized for smoking pot after...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 10th February 2013

Charlie Sheen Pleads With Ex-Cop Suspected of Shooting Three Police Officers

Charlie Sheen Pleads With Ex-Cop Suspected of Shooting Three Police Officers

Charlie Sheen has released a video of himself speaking an open message to the ex-police officer who is thought to be responsible for the shooting of three police officers, TMZ reports.Ex-cop Christopher Dorner is now...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 10th February 2013

Chris Brown Crashes Into a Wall Trying to Avoid 'Aggressive' Paparazzi

Chris Brown Crashes Into a Wall Trying to Avoid 'Aggressive' Paparazzi

In a bid to avoid some pesky paparazzi, singer Chris Brown ended up smashing his Porsche into a wall, TMZ reports. In a couple of weeks that have simply gone from bad to worse, Chris...

News posted in on 10th February 2013

Spring Breakers Breaks Selena Gomez Out of Disney Bubble

Spring Breakers Breaks Selena Gomez Out of Disney Bubble

You've got to get out of the Disney castle some time, and there's no use sneaking out the back door. As Britney Spears did before her (in a school girls uniform, singing 'hit me baby,...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 8th February 2013

55th Grammys Preview: 'Music's Biggest Night' Wont Fail to Impress

55th Grammys Preview: 'Music's Biggest Night' Wont Fail to Impress

Annually, the Grammys is one of the biggest events for music across America and in Europe. In fact, it has dubbed itself 'music's biggest night'. Celebrating the best in pop, hiphop, soul, R&B and much...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 8th February 2013

After Car Breakdown Tori Spelling Stranded With Her Four Kids... and Dog

After Car Breakdown Tori Spelling Stranded With Her Four Kids... and Dog

Doing anything with multiple children requires the planning, precision and organisational skills that only Monica Gellar has, and even she crumbled during an afternoon with triplets. So, to see Tori Spelling stranded with four kids...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 8th February 2013

"I Was a Jerk": John Mayer Admits Treating His Exes Worse Than They Deserved

"I Was a Jerk": John Mayer Admits Treating His Exes Worse Than They Deserved

John Mayer's roster of ex-girlfriends is quite a list, and having admitted "I was a jerk" to most of them, it's a wonder he's managed to get so many A-List ladies onto his arm. He's...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 8th February 2013

Facebook Scam Claims to Have Taylor Swift Sex Tape

Facebook Scam Claims to Have Taylor Swift Sex Tape

If Taylor Swift saw the website's claim she'd know it was trouble. According to FoxNews, a Facebook scam has managed to trick people into giving up their details in the hopes of checking out a...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 7th February 2013

Disney Rabbit Racist? "Rabbit Wouldn't Hug My Child"

Disney Rabbit Racist? "Rabbit Wouldn't Hug My Child"

A family has filed a lawsuit against Disney after an employee dressed as the white rabbit from Alice In Wonderland allegedly refused to hug the family's black children. The family are claiming the employee is...

News posted in on 7th February 2013

"Vote For Me, You Hillbillies": Ashley Judd Mocked in Lampooning Ad by American Crossroads

"Vote For Me, You Hillbillies": Ashley Judd Mocked in Lampooning Ad by American Crossroads

Ashley Judd has been a staunch and very outspoken supporter of President Obama and the Democratic party. According to reports, she's been considering stepping up her support of the party from mere voter, to someone...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 7th February 2013

Marilyn Manson Collapses on Stage in Canada During 'Beautiful People' (Video)

Marilyn Manson Collapses on Stage in Canada During 'Beautiful People' (Video)

A seasoned rocker such as Marilyn Manson should have no qualms with loud noises or lots of screaming, so it can't have been that which has given him a funny turn. The mOBSCENE singer collapsed...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 7th February 2013

Mariah Carey's New Song 'Almost Home' Recorded For 'Oz the Great and Powerful'

Mariah Carey's New Song 'Almost Home' Recorded For 'Oz the Great and Powerful'

The next big Disney movie 'Oz the Great and Powerful' will feature a song co-written and recorded by Mariah Carey, aptly named 'Almost Home'.As Billboard reports, the track, which was co-written by Simone Porter, Justin...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 7th February 2013

5 #1 Albums Before the age of 19? Justin Bieber's Doing Something Right

5 #1 Albums Before the age of 19? Justin Bieber's Doing Something Right

Justin Bieber gets a lot of flack from most people over the age of 15, but he's managed to score 5 number one albums before he's even 19, so he certainly must be doing something...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 6th February 2013

Robin Sachs Dies Age 61: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Actor Passes Away Suddenly

Robin Sachs Dies Age 61: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Actor Passes Away Suddenly

Buffy the Vampire Slayer actor, Robin Sachs, has passed away suddenly, age 61.The age at which dying seems not merely 'sad', but 'tragic' seems to be growing year on year. It wasn't long ago that...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 6th February 2013

Fox Cuts Ties to Dick Morris After He Made False Predictions

Fox Cuts Ties to Dick Morris After He Made False Predictions

He was once one of the network's chief political commentators, but now, as Fox Cuts Ties to Dick Morris, he'll have to find pastures new. Morris was mistaken in his staunch predictions that Mitt Romney...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 6th February 2013

Chris Brown's Documents a Fraud? D.A. Claims Yes, His Lawyer Says 'Horsesh*t'

Chris Brown's Documents a Fraud? D.A. Claims Yes, His Lawyer Says 'Horsesh*t'

The LA County District Attorney thinks that singer Chris Brown may have faked documents that state he did 202 days of community service (22 days over and above his required 180), but Brown's lawyer is...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 6th February 2013

HM's New Skimpy Beckham Ad Sets Pulses Racing

HM's New Skimpy Beckham Ad Sets Pulses Racing

A semi-naked skimpy Beckham ad will never fail to set pulses racing, but in the new H&M ad, directed by Guy Ritchie, this time around it's the footballer's turn to get his own heart racing....

News posted in Fashion / Beauty on 6th February 2013

Pragaash Forced to Split as Hate Campaign Was Waged Against Them, Fatwa Issued

Pragaash Forced to Split as Hate Campaign Was Waged Against Them, Fatwa Issued

The Kashmir band, Pragaash, have been forced to split up after a hate campaign was waged against them and a state-appointed Fatwa was used to ensure their disbanding, the NME reports. The all-female band was...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 5th February 2013

Carly Rae Jepsen on Balancing Life with Work, Infectious Track 'Call Me Maybe' Up for Two Grammys

Carly Rae Jepsen on Balancing Life with Work, Infectious Track 'Call Me Maybe' Up for Two Grammys

Carly Rae Jepsen's infectious and repetitive, enormously successful single from 2012, 'Call Me Maybe' could have been just a one-hit-wonder. However, with two Grammy nominations under her belt and managing to top the Billboard charts...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 5th February 2013

Rapper Vanilla Ice Launches His Own Line of... Chandeliers and Lighting

Rapper Vanilla Ice Launches His Own Line of... Chandeliers and Lighting

Chandeliers are often made of crystals. Crystals look like diamonds (kind of). Diamonds are sometimes referred to as ice. Vanilla Ice has a range of chandeliers and lighting. That's only four degrees of separation so...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 5th February 2013

'Hope' for Budweiser: Budweiser Clydesdale Foal From Super Bowl Ad Given Name

'Hope' for Budweiser: Budweiser Clydesdale Foal From Super Bowl Ad Given Name

The Budweiser foal from the company's Super Bowl ad gets a name: Hope.The Budweiser advert in this year's Superbowl was a far cry from it's iconic irreverent and comical ads (the croaking toads, and WAZZAAAPPPPP...

News posted in on 5th February 2013

Skyfall Wins Big Twice at the Evening Standard Awards

Skyfall Wins Big Twice at the Evening Standard Awards

Skyfall is one of the biggest films to ever come out of Britain, and James Bond is one of its most iconic characters. It's fitting, then, for it to win plenty of awards, especially given...

News posted in on 5th February 2013

Tim McGraw on Two Lanes of Freedom, 'Truck Yeah' Country and the Future

Tim McGraw on Two Lanes of Freedom, 'Truck Yeah' Country and the Future

Tim McGraw, in the lead up to the release of his latest album Two Lanes of Freedom (released today, Feb. 5th), has spoken about his sobriety and diet plans. While his experiences with his family,...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 5th February 2013

New Fleetwood Mac Music on the Way, to be Performed on Tour

New Fleetwood Mac Music on the Way, to be Performed on Tour

Fleetwood Mac yesterday confirmed dates for the UK leg of their tour to wide spread excitement, despite the high price of tickets, and that excitement is only set to rise with the news that they...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 5th February 2013

Johnny Depp and Douglas Brinkley to Bring Woody Guthrie Back in Dust Bowl Book Publication

Johnny Depp and Douglas Brinkley to Bring Woody Guthrie Back in Dust Bowl Book Publication

A book written in 1947 by folk singer Woody Guthrie, famed for 'This Land is Your Land', is to be published thanks to Johnny Depp and Douglas Brinkley.Anyone who is a fan of Woody Guthrie...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 5th February 2013

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