Radio New Zealand chief executive Peter Cavanagh is to quit the state broadcaster next Friday, five months before the end of his contract, but he will not receive a “golden handshake”. In a statement the RNZ board said it had reached a mutual agreement with Cavanagh for him to leave early.
Hollywood has brought us some wonderful music so when I heard the theme of last night’s X Factor, great things sprung to mind. Like Tom Bachelor doing the Ghostbusters song or Gap 5 doing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle’s Turtle Power.
Veteran British rock bands Motorhead and Black Sabbath have been crowned the kings of heavy metal, winning the top accolades at the UK’s top metal music awards, the Metal Hammer Golden Gods. Motorhead, best known for its 1980 hit Ace of Spades, received the Golden Gods awards at the 11th annual ceremony for making a significant contribution to the rock and heavy metal industry over nearly four decades.
You’d think that after Anne Hathaway suffered the indignity of having her nether regions plastered all over the net last year, Hollywood A-listers would remember to wear underwear to film premieres and leave the flashing to Britney Spears and Lindsay Lohans of the world. Not so.
Actor Matthew Perry’s latest TV show has been cancelled after one season, marking his third disappointing venture since he won fame on the hit comedy Friends.
A representative for Henry Bromell, an executive producer for the TV series Homeland, says Bromell has died. Bromell’s longtime agent and friend, Peter Benedek, said Bromell died Monday at a Los Angeles area hospital
With a demure smile and a garland of jasmine, Thailand has always welcomed the world.
JAI Bangla! Jai Bangla!” From the banks of the great Ganges and the broad Brahmaputra, from the emerald rice fields and mustard-colored hills of the countryside, from the countless squares of countless villages came the cry. “Victory to Bengal! Victory to Bengal!” They danced on the roofs of buses and marched down city streets singing their anthem Golden Bengal
It takes four seconds to fall the 220 feet from the Golden Gate Bridge to the waters of the San Francisco Bay below.
Wars look better after 40 years, when the old men who were soldiers forget how frightened they were. Perhaps it is merely that survival itself takes on a golden haze: we were being shot at, but we were young, and the bullets missed