Archive for May, 2008

does amy winehouse wear depends?

Friday, May 30th, 2008

this is the question of the moment. germany tabloid, bild zeitung has a crotch shot of amy winehouse. the caption reads: does amy now wear diapers?

elisabeth fritzl turns down multi-millions for interview and daughter wakes up from coma

Friday, May 30th, 2008

more on elisabeth fritzl and various interview offers. according to uk tabloid, the daily mail, fritzl has turned down at least 10 million pounds (about 20 million dollars) in interview requests. the austrian cellar kidnap victim, who gave birth to 7 children, 6 of whom are still alive, might have something to be happy about. her 19 year old daughter, kerstin fritzl, recently emerged from a coma. the uk’s daily record reports that the fritzl family’s new identities are merely a signature away.

bbc films available on dvd after viewing

Friday, May 30th, 2008

while i was recently in london, i caught ‘jane austen’ regrets, a bbc production which came highly recommended by both time out london and the independent. in june, following the airing of margaret thatcher: a long walk from finchley, one is free to purchase this title at the likes of amazon if you live in various european countries.

what happened to the elisabeth fritzl interview

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

i blinked and forgot to watch orf on monday. and now it seems that it’s been discoverd that as soon as the interview was confirmed, it was called off. at least, according to this article from . the english translation of the headline is ‘no interview with elisabeth fritzl.’ more info on the way.

the bbc obsessed with switzerland's obsession with time

Sunday, May 25th, 2008

the european championships are just around the corner, and switzerland seems somewhat intent on branding the already well-branded country. when you thinks switzerland, what do you think? punctuality and banking.

french film the class wins palme d'or at cannes

Sunday, May 25th, 2008

The class, directed by laurent cantet tells the story about life in a difficult part of paris. benecio del toro won best actor for his bit in the self-indulgent che guevara film directed by steven soderbergh.

madonna and guy richie separation rumors

Sunday, May 25th, 2008

is it true? according to the daily mail, madonna and guy richie have his and her areas of their houses. will the world one day grow weary of 50 year olds trying desparately to look 25? hopefully, richie will throw madonna over for someone who really is 25. richie, whose had an endless string of flops since hooking up with madge, is hoping that rocknrolla might revive his career. oh no, not another film with jeremy piven. luv luv luv piven on entourage. but when it comes to films, he’s at his best when playing second fiddle to john cusack. ludacris also stars.

schwarzenegger invites elisabeth fritzl and her kids to hollywood

Friday, May 23rd, 2008

according to the german tabloid, bild zeitung arnold schwarzenegger, aka schwarzi, has invited incest victim fritzl, who was held captive by her father in a cellar for over 20 years, to visit the sunshine state.

new film coming about mein kampf

Friday, May 23rd, 2008

bbc reports today that a new film on the early life of adolph hitler is being filmed in germany and austria.

ban on genetic discrimination

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

well, hmm. so if you get your DNA done and it shows you just might get some horrible disease, in the u.s., insurance companies can’t discriminate against you.