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Oh Good Grief, said Charlie Brown

As we roll up to Christmas and all that goes with it the ‘arts team’ at The Guardian, completely stumped for anything approaching an original idea to write about, came up with asking ‘artists’ about their ‘perfect christmas tree’. I swear I’m not making this up! The resulting image gallery makes you glad you’re not […]

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We Are Times Person of the Year

Apparently we are all now ‘Times Person of the Year’ the annual accolade usually dispensed to one influential individual for good reasons and bad has come to the masses and it’s about time too! (no pun intended). This year Time magazine decided that thanks to the massive influence of the internet we, that means you […]

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Operatic Hissy Fit

Opera star Roberto Alagna took to the stage for a performance of ‘Aida’ at the La Scala Opera House in Milan, Italy this past Sunday and promptly walked right off again after he was booed by the audience during the show. The comic turn of events continued when his understudy, Antonello Palombi, came on stage […]

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We’re All About The Joy

Without doubt YouTube, the online video site, is swamped with footage that is an absolute waste of storage space. But if you look very hard you can find some excellent examples of the good folks in this cynical world spreading the joy. One man in Sydney, Australia is spreading the love by spending one day […]

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Forsythe Sells His Soul

OK, not really but the man who famously blew a gasket when Ballet Frankfurt were sponsored front of house by Cartier is now putting his face to Rolex watches (not literally though). The high brow ads, running in newspapers and posh magazines, describe Wild Bill as the ‘Darwin of Dance’, which presumably means he spent […]