Goodbye Barack Obama

President Barack Obama is making his final speeches on the success of his eight years in office. Watching his stilted speech, with great long gaps and pauses, is tantamount to watching an actor giving a monologue…before exiting the stage. He talks well without actually explaining what he is talking about. He claims exorbitant successes, especially … [Read the full story]

Obama cast as Satan in TV show?

A US TV channel has courted controversy by casting an actor who looks remarkably like president Barack Obama to play the Devil on the hit show The Bible. Viewers noticed straight away that Satan looked a lot like Obama in the History Channel’s popular show, which aired on Sunday in the US. Well known Obama … [Read the full story]

The tears of a rock ‘n’ roller

Last year, Led Zeppelin were honoured by Barack Obama at a ceremony at the White House. Here’s something I missed at the time, but have just discovered via a friend on Facebook. Following the ceremony there was a concert at the nearby Kennedy Center, which…in addition to Foo Fighters’ cover of ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll’…featured a … [Read the full story]

Has Adam Lanza got an ‘evil’ gene?

Gunman Adam Lanza will have his DNA tested to find out if it carries an “evil” gene. The study on Lanza, who shot dead 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook School, is thought to be the first carried out on a mass killer. The study has been ordered by Connecticut medical examiner H … [Read the full story]

Taliban inflict revenge attacks for burning Korans

The Taliban immediately claimed responsibility for the blast in the city of Jalalabad, stating it was in revenge for the burning that has caused an outcry in Afghanistan, triggering a wave of demonstrations and killings. About 40 people have been killed in protests and related attacks since the incident became known last Tuesday, including four … [Read the full story]

Ding Dong, Osama’s dead!

The death of Osama Bin Laden was celebrated around the world as a victory for justice, but many people cautioned that it would not end terroist attacks or ease suffering of those who lost loved ones in bombings by al-Qaeda linked militants.   Spontaneous cebratory rallies broke out in New York City at Ground Zero, … [Read the full story]

CocObama’s nutty security officials

Preparations for Barack Obama’s visit to India were nothing if not thorough. Security officials arrived at Mumbai’s Gandhi Museum two days before President Obama was due to arrive. They immediately ordered that the coconuts be removed. “People do get hurt, or even killed from falling coconuts”, a museum spokesman said. “Why take a chance?”

Aretha Franklin cancels all her concerts

Soul Queen Aretha Franklin has cancelled all her concerts until May 2011 on doctors orders. The singer, who is now 68, has recently been in hospital with an illness. Although it isn’t known what sort of illness it is, she still reckons that she’ll complete her concerts next year. She has put some weight on … [Read the full story]