With Bindi Irwin about to turn 15 this week the Wildlife Warrior is keen to debate the serious issues of family planning and birth control to curb the overpopulation of the planet. The teenaged daughter of the late Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, has told News Ltd that she’s been wanting to tackle bigger issues facing the world today
Don’t do the crime if you can’t do the time. Hang on, shouldn’t that be “don’t do the crime if you haven’t figured out a really good way to get away with it” Who goes into committing a crime expecting to do jail time for it If you make $100,000 from robbing a bank but then spend ten years in jail you’re better off spending that decade working a toilet cleaning job.
To have a bit of a laugh in the office during the International Comedy Festival we have asked comedians to tell us their favourite joke and tell us a bit about themselves.
Anna Friel didn’t think it was “fair” there was more female than male nudity in her newest film. The 36-year-old actress is starring in British comedy drama The Look of Love alongside Steve Coogan and Imogen Poots
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180 Palma Violets (The Label/Rhythmethod) As retro as their candied namesakes, the Palma Violets have ridden a wave of hype off the back of an NME tour and crashing single Best of Friends, but their youthful exuberance and hurtling adherence to the rock n roll lifestyle fails to provide the solid bedrock of promised stardom. True, they’ve mastered a ”sound” thanks to Pete Mayhew’s swirling gothic organ and lad-about-town lyrics from frontmen Chilli Jesson and Sam Fryer, and ex-Pulp bassman producer Steve Mackey does very little to break their live-feel style by twiddling too many knobs, but this next big thing just doesn’t seem to have the same smash-and-grab impact of, say, The Arctic Monkeys.
As the hard-rocking guitarist and songwriter with legendary band Aerosmith, Joe Perry has lived the rock’n’roll dream, but he could have been a big fish in a different pond.
I’m not sure whether the vibe is coming from the Muppets or from Jason Segel, but everyone is really happy on this set.
The most telling moment in Barack Obama’s 60 Minutes interview came when Steve Kroft asked for his reaction after he saw the photo of Osama bin Laden, shot in the head. “It was him,” the President said.
Apple’s long-awaited white iPhone 4, which hit stores April 28, is expected to be another smash for Steve Jobs.