On this day…in 1960

On this day in 1960, a landmark obscenity case over Lady Chatterley’s Lover, by D.H. Lawrence, ends in the acquittal of Penguin Books. The publisher had been sued for obscenity in publishing an unexpurgated version of Lawrence’s novel, which deals with the affair between the wife of a wealthy, paralyzed landowner and his estate’s gamekeeper. … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1954

The famous picture of Marilyn Monroe, laughing as her skirt is blown up by the blast from a subway vent, is shot on this day in 1954 during the filming of The Seven Year Itch. The scene infuriated her husband, Joe DiMaggio, who felt it was exhibitionist, and the couple divorced shortly afterward. Monroe, born … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1997

On this day in 1997, an estimated 2.5 billion people around the globe tune in to television broadcasts of the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, who died at the age of 36 in a car crash in Paris the week before. During her 15-year marriage to Prince Charles, the son of Queen Elizabeth II … [Read the full story]

Noel Gallagher asked Sinead O’Connor to marry him

Sinead O’Connor has revealed that she once received a marriage proposal from Noel Gallagher. The singer’s memory was jogged by an interview question from Gallagher’s brother Liam, in an interview for Uncut magazine: “You’ve always been effortlessly cool. How do you manage that?” O’Connor responded: “Oh, that’s sweet. I’ve never seen myself as cool, but … [Read the full story]

Is it 3rd time lucky, as Ronnie marries again

Rolling Stone, Ronnie Wood 65, and 34-year-old theatre producer Sally Humphreys said “I do” in a ceremony at London’s Dorchester Hotel. Ronnie declared: “I’m feeling great”. The guitarist married Sally in a low-key ceremony attended by star pals. And Ronnie, whose band’s compilation album GRRR! was released last month, looked thrilled as the pair posed … [Read the full story]

When she opens her laptop, she’s opening her legs

More and more married women are having whirlwind romances. A recent survey says that a married woman’s dream, is of passionate, no-strings sex with a stranger. With the help of the internet, it’s easy to find a like-minded married man. Just wait until your (probably over-worked and over-nagged) husband is asleep, go into another room, … [Read the full story]

A rare appearance of David Bowie

Late morning on a bustling pavement in one of Manhattan’s artier districts this week, a rake-thin man ambled along, a serene presence amid his frenetic surroundings. Wearing a flat cap, wraparound sunglasses, a tatty, grey hooded top and carrying his lunch in a paper bag, he went largely unnoticed by the moneyed shoppers browsing the … [Read the full story]

Why are more women dating divorced men?

According to research by matchmaking service ThePicnicProject.com, more than half a million women would rather date a mature divorced man than someone younger than them…and 30,000 single Aussie women are actively seeking men with a failed marriage behind them. Qualities that make divorcees more eligible in the eyes of a Puma include greater relationship experience, the … [Read the full story]

Macaulay Culkin looks fucked

He was once the mischievous, cherubic star of the hugely successful Home Alone movies. However, Macaulay Culkin, now 31, appeared dishevelled and emaciated as he greeted fans in New York on Wednesday. With his straggly goatee beard and messy hair, he looked gaunt as he sipped from an energy drink. And last night he pulled … [Read the full story]

At least Julia Gillard wore a hat to the Royal Wedding…unlike the British Prime Minister’s wife

Julia Gillard was at the wedding and shook hands with Royalty. I know she’s messing our beautiful country up, but she did us proud. The Royal Wedding invitations specifically asked all ladies to wear a hat…something that we’d all do, if we were invited to one’s Royal Wedding. But British Prime Minister David Cameron looked … [Read the full story]

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