French porn users are blackmailed

Hundreds of French porn website users were conned into performing sex acts for a webcam, and then blackmailed. Shouldn’t matter too muc – those French are porn-crazy. There’s a place in Pigalle where there are two or three streets where everyone can be found on a porn web-site.  

Why do we kiss?

I love kissing…I bet you like kissing, too. But what is a kiss? To me, I remember going on one of my first dates after I’d left school and this guy asked me for a drink. So I met him down the pub and we sort of held hands for a bit and then we … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1915

During World War I, Britain suffers its first casualties from an air attack when two German Zeppelins drop bombs on the eastern coast of England. The zeppelin, a motor-driven rigid airship, was developed by German inventor Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin in 1900. Although a French inventor had built a power-driven airship several decades before, the … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 2003

The supersonic Concorde jet makes its last commercial passenger flight, traveling at twice the speed of sound from New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to London’s Heathrow Airport on this day in 2003. The British Airways jet carried 100 passengers, including actress Joan Collins, model Christie Brinkley, and an Ohio couple who reportedly … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1756

The Seven Years War, a global conflict known in America as the French and Indian War, officially begins when England declares war on France…however, fighting and skirmishes between England and France had been going on in North America for years. In the early 1750s, French expansion into the Ohio River valley repeatedly brought France into … [Read the full story]

Daft Punk new single is something special

Fatboy Slim is coming in his pants over the French band, Daft Punk’s new comeback single, ‘Get Lucky’. He reckons that by teaming up with Chic’s Nile Rodgers, Pharrell Williams and Giorgia Moroder on ‘Random Access Memories’ they have created the last, great supergroup album. He said: “I’m so impressed by them. It’s a breath … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s news round-up

Another difficult week. In the news – earthquakes, buildings collapse and shootings in the USA…rapes in India, Bali, and closer to home. A terrorist attack in the USA and terrorist threats in Canada…injured dead and dying all around the world. In Syria the war goes on, and standing idle are the UN and USA. Most … [Read the full story]

Pete Doherty sings French with unknowns, Dandies

French band called Dandies have recorded an obscure duet with Pete Doherty. Doherty sings in French, apparently for the first time on record, on the band’s new single ‘L Comme Liaison’. Doherty doesn’t appear in the video. Dandies posted a photo of themselves with Doherty on their Facebook page on March 17 as a “souvenir” … [Read the full story]

The 13th rant – a look into the 21st century

Russia is having a strange troubled start to the year 2013. The concrete cover at Chernobyl is starting to crack up. Then meteors drop down causing damage to six cities, injuring over a thousand people and damaging more than three thousand homes. The cost is estimated in millions. Since the break-up of the Old Russian … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

Already this year’s election is prompting pollies to garner television coverage. Expect future Prime Minister hopeful Kevin Rudd, to appear more often on screen and in print. There’s been a sighting of the abducted missing child who was snatched in Portugal.  She would now be ten years old.  There was a possibility that she’d been … [Read the full story]

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