Archive for the ‘Fame’ Category

Stig revealed

Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson speaks out about The Stig revealing his identity, and confirms the show’s “tame racing driver” has been sacked. Jeremy Clarkson says he’s been “hurt” by the actions of Top Gear UK’s formerly secret driver, Ben Collins, who was unmasked as The Stig last week. via Clarkson ‘hurt’ by Stig actions […]

Lost Shakespeare Play?

On December 1727 an intriguing play called Double Falshood; Or, The Distrest Lovers was presented for production by Lewis Theobald, who had it published in January 1728 after a successful run at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London. The title page to the published version claims that the play was ‘Written Originally by W.SHAKESPEARE’. Double […]

Belle de Jour is a science nerd

After many years, book deals and a ITV series, Belle de Jour reveals her identity, Her name is Dr Brooke Magnanti. Her specialist areas are developmental neurotoxicology and cancer epidemiology. She has a PhD in informatics, epidemiology and forensic science and is now working at the Bristol Initiative for Research of Child Health. She is […]

Best Long Takes

Some of these takes are long… really really long. No editing crap, just one, pure, heavy take.

Jumping the Shark

If a TV shows ratings are faltering, they will try to do something spectacular on it in order to push up ratings again. This can be things like replacing characters, killing characters off, moving locations, special guest stars, or whatever. This site discusses shows and allows visitors to vote on whether they think a show […]

Social Networking for Models

IQONS was launched during London Fashion week, and is closely watched by influentials in the fashion world. Fashion TV has a large community as well.

Flyboys

Harking back to the tradition of Hell’s Angels, the movie Howard Hughes famously made as the most expensive of all time at the time, Flyboys is an independent huge budget film about aviators in WWI, with real flying and loads of CGI which supposedly looks good. I’m hoping to see it! (Here’s the IMDB link)

Old Time Radio Network

OTR has a huge library of radio shows archived and free to download on their website. It’s mainly American, but seems to be growing quite fast. A lot of content! Hancocks Half Hour is way good from memory… Oh the times before TV!

Secrets of the Rebellion

This is the title of a totally unauthorised film that takes place between the last Star Wars movie to come out (Part III) and the first one to come out (part IV). The story covers some interesting background we hear about but never see of our favorite characters. Good luck guys!

Celebrities then and now

Hairstyletastic!

Stalk the stars!

You ain’t nobody if you ain’t got a stalker. And Gawker helps you – the stalker! With a Google Maps interface, you can see where the celebrities are, as the reports are filed in – which they seem to be pretty quickly! A nice little story comes with each siting. Invasion of privacy? I thought […]

Russians to fly through cave in Su-27s and Su-30s

BEIJING (AFP) – A team of Russian pilots will reportedly fly fighter jets through a narrow cave in central China in a tourist stunt that will cost people up to 840 dollars to watch. ADVERTISEMENT The Russian air force jets, including advanced Sukhoi Su-30s and Su-27s, will fly through the famed Tianmen Cave in central […]

Name Ringtones

Go on – buy one! These guys deserve the money! And whilst we’re on the subject, the Reg was running an article about the Pheretones. These are supposed to turn on members of the opposite sex. Get the pheretones here and find out the official explanation on the website here Come back and tell me […]

Superbowl XL commercials

Well, the advertising extravaganza of the year was supposed to be available on the NFL site, but blowed if I can find them there – so then I had a look for them elsewhere but that turned out to be difficult too. Finally I got them at Devlib.org, and they’re friendly enough to provide an […]

Ask Men’s 99 hottest women of 2006

Well, apparently they polled this, which is why I don’t entirely agree with the results, but this certainly is the best 99 clicks you’ve been able to do on the internet for a little while! Personally, I start really really disagreeing once they go below about number 10, maybe they got 20-10 and 10-1 all […]

Most celebs look awful in real life

Magazines, billboards, internet, the television – every day we are exposed to more and more media celebrities. Most of whom make money off of projecting a totally fake, manufactured physical identity. I often find that annoying, to say the least, so articles like this make my day.. The unforgiving clarity of high-definition television has induced […]

Aged celebrities

A list of photoshopped images of what today’s celebs might look like in the future. Kinda creepy, actually. http://www.worth1000.com/cache/gallery/contestcache.asp?contest_id=7003&display=photoshop

Unofficial Borat Homepage

Jagshemash, I like you! Yup, Borat has a fantastic unofficial homepage here

Tall Building Fever

Notwithstanding 9/11, people are still hungry to build skyscrapers – and even more hungry to build the Worlds Tallest Building ™ Currently there are a whole load of projects ongoing, including arguments about whether antennae and spires count. Here is a page with some of the more realistic projects described…

80s Radio Mixes

This guy has taped some old school stuff from radio shows in the 80s and put it all up online for your audial pleasure – breakdance, rap, etc, it’s all there.

Everything that was on Paris Hilton’s phone

http://www.hiltonhacked.com/

Top 15 movie mistakes

http://www.moviemistakes.com/bestof2004.php

 
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