Monthly Archives: July 2007

Anglo For Your Ear: Slade’s “Cum On Feel the Noize”

Do you prefer the 1973 original or the Quiet Riot version? Tell the truth.

Kirsten Dunst Parties Too Hard for North London

How to Lose Friends and Irritate Your neighbors: residents near Kirsten Dunst‘s new home in Islington, London have filed complaints about her alleged late-night parties.

Pete Doherty: Kate Moss Is “A Nasty Old Rag,” Relationship Was Abusive

Pete Doherty wants Kate Moss back, but the junkie rocker has a funny way of showing it. First, he’s done a tell-all interview with The Mirror, which, of course, is the paper that outed Kate’s little nose-candy habit two …

Anglo For Your Ear: Korgis’ “Everybody’s Got To Learn Sometime”

When Beck‘s version of this 1980 classic played at the end of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, I thought, “This song would sound a lot better sung by a woman.” Thank God for the original.

Princess Diana Was “Devious,” “Slow,” and “Disturbingly Neurotic,” Says Writer

Writer Germaine Greer, talking to an Australian magazine, calls Princess Diana “devious,” “slow” and “disturbingly neurotic”, according to Page Six. She continues: “Of the four Spencer …

Peter Hook Hits Back at New Order Bandmates, Vows Court Battle

Good Lord, the row between bassist Peter Hook and former (current?) New Order bandmates Bernard Sumner and Stephen Morris has gotten nasty in a very public way.

Anglo For Your Ear: Ride’s “Vapour Trail”

There’s a Guardian article today about the revival of shoegazing, the woozy, depressive, anti-rock sound pioneered in the late ’80s/early ’90s by groups like Ride, My Bloody Valentine, and Chapterhouse. Shoegazing …

The Lips Don’t Lie: Mick Jagger’s Pout Has Deflated

The lips don’t lie: Mick Jagger‘s trademark “child-bearing lips” have lost some of their fullness. The Daily Mail writes: “So deflated have they become that he is having to accentuate what remains with …

Anglo For Your Ear: Joe Jackson‘s “Breaking Us In Two”

My co-worker sent me this old clip of William Shatner singing Pulp‘s “Common People” with Ben Folds and Joe Jackson. The great thing about this video – other than the reliably hysterical Shatner – is how …

Ray Winstone: From Rotund to Ripped Without a Single Sit-Up

Portly actor Ray Winstone received a digital tummy tuck and six-pack abs for his role as Beowulf in Robert Zemeckis‘ film out this fall.(The Daily Mail compares his normal body, featuring a prominent belly, to his new …