On this day…in 30 B.C.

Cleopatra, queen of Egypt and lover of Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, takes her life following the defeat of her forces against Octavian, the future first emperor of Rome. Cleopatra, born in 69 B.C., was made Cleopatra VII, queen of Egypt, upon the death of her father, Ptolemy XII, in 51 B.C. Her brother was … [Read the full story]

Man kills himself after seeing Them Crooked Vultures

A man is believed to have committed suicide because he was suffering from tinnitus for three months after watching a Them Crooked Vultures gig, according to reports. Robert McIndoe, 52, stabbed himself to death because he was unable to sleep due to the constant ringing in his ears after attending a show by the rock … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1945

Twenty-four high-ranking Nazis go on trial in Nuremberg, Germany, for atrocities committed during World War II. The Nuremberg Trials were conducted by an international tribunal made up of representatives from the United States, the Soviet Union, France, and Great Britain. It was the first trial of its kind in history, and the defendants faced charges … [Read the full story]

Cuntney Love shows Brazil she’s got shit tits

She made headlines after stripping off and going topless during a concert in Brazil last week. But it seems Courtney Love was involved in even more drama at the Sao Paolo Music and Arts Festival gig. A new video has emerged showing the outrageous singer engaging in a foul mouth rant at a member of … [Read the full story]

Peter Roebuck commits suicide in South Africa

The journalist and former Somerset cricketer Peter Roebuck has been found dead at a hotel in Newlands in Cape Town. A spokesman for the South African Police in Western Cape Province, Captain Frederik van Wyk, confirmed that a British citizen had killed himself, with reports suggesting Roebuck leaped to his death from his room on … [Read the full story]

Is Dwarf Tossing coming to Melbourne?

A┬ápolitician wants to make “dwarf tossing” legal in Melbourne. But Victorians shouldn’t expect such a competition in their capital city any time soon. It’s the city of the same name in the US state of Florida where the push is on to provide employment opportunity for little people. Republican Ritch Workman filed the proposed legislation … [Read the full story]

Fuck work…ride motorbikes

In 1923, Who Was: 1. President of the largest steel company? 2.. President of the largest gas company? 3. President of the New York Stock Exchange? 4. Greatest wheat speculator? 5. President of the Bank of International Settlement? 6. Great Bear of Wall Street? These men were considered some of the worlds most successful of … [Read the full story]

Who cares if asylum seekers go on hunger strike

That’s right. Who cares if asylum seekers go on a hunger strike…do you? Do you, really? Well, I can quite honestly say that I couldn’t give a rats arse if they go on a hunger strike, or if they don’t. There are about 160 asylum seekers going on a hunger strike in Sydney because an … [Read the full story]

The Models cancel concert to respect band member who killed himself

The Models have cancelled their reunion gig in Perth after band member, James Freud, committed suicide in Melbourne last week. They were due to play at the Perth International Arts Festival at the Becks Music Box on February the 17th, 2011. James Freud had battled with alcoholism but had been sober for the last five … [Read the full story]