Sir Peter Jackson has paid tribute to a young Wellington writer who lost her battle with cancer last Friday.
The Veronica Mars actress asked her partner to marry her on Wednesday to celebrate the United States Supreme Court’s overturning of the Defence of Marriage Act (DOMA). The 32-year-old’s gay and lesbian friends are now able to tie the knot, leading them to arrange their own wedding
Sharon Osbourne has shocked audiences of a US talk show when she joked she would happily perform a sex act on Prince Charles to get a title.
LIKE CLOCKWORK Queens of the Stone Age (Rythmethod) Gorgeously perverse as ever, Josh Homme’s queens for this sixth regal release include the queenliest queen of them all, Elton John.
He’s not quite the last man Stan(ding), but he is now all alone in the middle of the road. Stan Walker’s last X Factor mentoree, Anna Wilson, got the boot last night leaving the Over 25s category pensioned off.
On Sunday night X Factor host Dominic Bowden said: “Something is sure; Somebody is going home right at 8 o’clock tomorrow.” That was obviously a promise only waiting to be crushed to pieces.
Top this world, J. Quinn Miller has taken the best wedding photo of all time
Rihanna’s no stranger to posting racy selfies. In fact, it’s getting to be quite a habit with her.
COMEDOWN MACHINE The Strokes (Sony) Considering Julian Casablancas and friends pretty much invited the world into their too-cool-for-school indie house party a decade and a half ago, for the past three albums they’ve been giving a damned good impression of a band who didn’t really want to enjoy the resulting glorious chaos. And even here in their fifth outing, there’s a feeling of a band happy to be on the guest-list (as they would have it in the incredibly catchy Partners in Crime) rather than hosting the VIP suite
A campaign by opponents of late Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher to get the song Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead to the top of the British pop charts to celebrate her death failed on Sunday (local time) although it did manage to reach second place. Thatcher, who died aged 87 last Monday, deeply divided Britons and while some have paid warm tributes to the achievements of her right-wing Conservative governments, others said her privatization of swathes of industry had destroyed communities.