History is in the eye of the ignorant

I am getting older and spend my time looking backwards at history. That is true history, not the history proposed by twenty somethings just out of university. As a lad I was able to talk to my Grandad, he told me about the First World War. Not from history books, but from the sights and … [Read the full story]

Funnies

A man walks into a library and says, “Have you got a book on Tourette Syndrome?” The librarian replies, “Fuck-off – you cunt!” The man says, “Yes, that’s the one”.

Chris P Bacon lands book deal

A piglet without the use of its hind legs would usually be put down – but Chris P Bacon has instead landed a three-book publishing deal. When Chris was born in Florida, a woman brought him into Len Lucero’s veterinary office, assuming the animal would be euthanised. But when Dr Lucero noticed how the tiny … [Read the full story]

Erotica author seeks lover for latest project

An experimental erotic novelist is taking ‘work experience’ to the extreme by offering an intern the chance to begin a love affair with him for his new book. Unorthodox author Chad Leslie Peters, who scored a top 20 hit on Amazon with 2011 release, The Affair: A Thirty Day Experiment in Love, now wants to … [Read the full story]

Ever heard of fetish photographer, Elmer Batters?

Elmer Batters spent a lifetime looking through a view finder at women’s legs and feet. Schooled on the classic Elvgren pin-up art of World War II,Elmer began photographing live models in the late 1940’s in sunny Los Angeles, California. Unlike his peers, Batters wasn’t breast obsessed. His vision began at the “tip of the toes”, … [Read the full story]

Penelope Cruz enjoys a romp in her new movie

In her new movie Twice Born, Penelope Cruz deals with the heartbreaking story of a woman who relies on a surrogate after discovering she can’t have children. In the international trailer for the film, Penelope is seen attempting to get her baby son to breastfeed, despite her not having given birth to the child. The … [Read the full story]

All is not well in Spain

A sad tale from Spain this week, about a young couple and their friends. It seems Juan who is married to Angelina was having an affair with Juliana. Angelina came home early one day and caught them in a tryst. That’s not a Spanish word for a bed. Rushing away, Angelina went to inform Juliana’s … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 461

On this day in 461 A.D., Saint Patrick, Christian missionary, bishop and apostle of Ireland, dies at Saul, Downpatrick, Ireland. Much of what is known about Patrick’s legendary life comes from the Confessio, a book he wrote during his last years. Born in Great Britain, to a well-to-do Christian family of Roman citizenship, Patrick was … [Read the full story]

Jacko was a joker and loved nerdy women

Michael Jackson loved to play pranks, according to a new book by the singer’s former personal assistant-turned-personal manager. The novel titled My Friend Michael: An Ordinary Friendship With An Extraordinary Man is by Frank Cascio, one of Jackson’s long-time friends. It says the King of Pop, who died in 2009, used to show up at … [Read the full story]

Davo’s quote of the day

‘I find television very educating…every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book’

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