Charles Saatchi accepted a police caution for assaulting his wife Nigella Lawson, the celebrity cook, to stop the incident “hanging over all of us for months”.
Josh Homme shakes his guitar and hammers home the final moments of A Song for the Dead. A smile breaks across his face.
Justin Bieber reportedly rode on his Segway with a joint in his mouth.
SHADOW LIGHT Tahuna Breaks (Rhythmethod) Having the balls to ask Brit house combo Crazy P to co-produce their first offering in close on four years but not having the cash to fly them out to NZ has been a double-edged sword for the Kiwi funksters’ third full-lengther. Sure, it took a little longer and meant they missed out on soundtracking New Zealand’s endless summer, but having Crazy P’s influence unencumbered by pohutakawa beach parties gives Shadow Light a euro-dance edge and shows them truly moving on from the days of Giddy Up and their Aotearoa backyard reggae styles.
Just as the Jennifer Lawrence hype started to die down, the trailer for the forthcoming Hunger Games iteration, Catching Fire, was unveiled at yesterday’s MTV Movie Awards, presented by none other than Gale Hawthorne (Liam Hemsworth) himself. Starring Everybody’s Favourite Actress as the dystopic story’s lead, the first teaser for the sophomore episode in the Suzanne Collins-penned series chronicles Panem’s burgeoning rebellion as Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) tour an imagined, futuristic version of North America after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games.
Tis the season to be selfish. Right after the global financial crisis exploded in 2008, many economists fretted that countries looking to hold on to their share of a shrinking pie would become more self-interested and protectionist, plunging the planet into an even sharper downturn, just as happened in the 1930s after the Great Depression
Punjab Province in India was curry-hot with religious conflicts and revolts against British rule until 1937, when moderate Sir Sikander Hyat Khan, member of a distinguished Moslem family, became Premier of the Punjab.
There are few men in the world who haven’t muttered a quiet word of thanks to the anonymous man who invented the name tag, that “Hello, my name is” accessory that can be such a lifesaver at cocktail parties. It’s not certain, of course, that a man invented it, but the odds are good, since so many males far more than females would be helpless without it
Word leaked out almost as soon as the giant U.S.
Political TV docudramas, not unlike the Bay of Pigs invasion, are proxy wars. The battles over them tend to be less about their lasting effect on history and more about a camp’s power to protect its icons.