The birthplace of tough-nut Manny Pacquiao and home to pirates, warlords, drug trafficking and a deadly guerilla warfare, the island of Mindanao in the Philippines is one of the most dangerous places in the world. I decided it was a great holiday destination.
Graffiti spotted last week in Mayfair suggest the King Robbo vs Banksy feud is alive and well. Here Robbo speaks out about his long running feud with Banksy which is transforming the face of London as the two artists compete to ‘improve’ each other’s work.
I’ve got a Fillipina Mum, a white Dad, freckles, Asian eyes was born in Barnet and identify myself as British. But why, in 2011, do people still feel the need to put me into neat little ethnic boxes?
From the dirty concoction that turns people into real life zombies through to lethal prescription highs, here are the drug world’s scariest players.
I’m thoroughly worn out by the obsession with ‘skinny versus curvy’, and I’m even more tired with the irresponsible, inconsistent and, quite frankly, schizophrenic reporting on the issue by women’s magazines.
A few hours ago Anonymous hacked the Burger King twitter account. While it appears to be nothing more than humour (they’re promoting Mc Donalds!) it is the latest in a long line of hacks and rumours that spread like wildfire across the social networks. Here are other hacks that have made the front pages…
Luckily tattoos have come a long way in the last 10 years, but there are still plenty of pitfalls to avoid if you don’t want to like a guard from a Siberian Gulag…
Call me crazy, but pissing in pagonias while being force-fed jerk chicken, warm beer and Bob Marley ‘riddims’ is not my idea of a good time.
Bare breasts, extreme violence and unashamedly incoherent plots. Just some of the ingredients which make the flurry of 1970s and 80s Filipino exploitation movies the hidden gems of grindhouse cinema.
Everyone’s talking about the 10 Facebook Tips for Power Users. Here’s my suggestion…
Suede have been confirmed as one of the headline acts for the Hop Farm festival. Here Brett muses on the perils of Brit Pop and why he hates ‘reunions’.
Following the ‘flipping’ of Hector Xavier Monsegur by the CIA, five top members of Lulzsec have been arrested today. So this looks like curtains for the anarchist group that hacked CIA, Fox, Sony and several financial institutions. Here is their story…
The mega-buttocked 26 year old may just be billed as the Lady GaGa of hip-hop, but here’s why she has revived the role of the female rapper.
The world may rightly be going mental over Odd Future and controversial frontman Tyler The Creator, but bubbling away from the OFWGKTA movement is plenty of other rap talent.
Jessie J has swept the board at the MOBOs but this talented lot are hot on her tail.
Stock, Aitken and Waterman produced some of the blandest music ever known to mankind but is that preferable to Katy Perry squirting cream out of her tits, Rihanna indulging in light bondage and a 17 year old MC rapping about getting gang-banged.
Six years on since the father of Gonzo journalism, Hunter S. Thompson, committed suicide comes the release of this unique take on a biography. ‘Gonzo’ delves past the drink, drugs and ‘Fear and Loathing…’ to chart the great man’s astounding life.
Kreayshawn’s much over-hyped West coast music collective and online sensation, White Girl Mob, have found themselves in hot water more than once over dropping the N-Bomb. Is it a word that’ll always be taboo?
Gleeful looting, mindless violence and mass destruction. Have the young generation been demonised to the point of no empathy?
Set on a path of self destruction that was often treated as farce, singer Amy Winehouse finally succumbed to her demons, as she was found dead at her flat aged just 27.
Formerly known as Mrs Rupert Murdoch, Wendi Deng’s literal leap to her husband’s defence may have propelled her into the spotlight, but here’s why there’s much more to the ‘Tiger Wife’ than just a lightning speed slap.
Another instalment of The Apprentice down and a surprise win for nerd-inventor Tom Pellereau. But what did we learn along the way?
As the final edition of the News Of The World hits the shelves, we look back at the notorious British tabloid that has provoked both fury, praise and always titillation for 168 years.
Round 2 and our “brightest” business minds are battling it out in the fast-paced arena of mobile phone apps. Will they dream up the next Angry Birds or will they make an app version of Bernard Manning?
FIGHT NIGHT and it’s another big money Vegas showdown. This time it’s between two of the politest men in boxing, Manny “The Pac-Man” Pacquiao and underdog “Sugar” Shane Mosley.
Pervert Santas, encouraging alcoholism, competitive baking and raising money for pandas. All in a days work for a temp agency employee.
Adele has smashed a chart record set by Madonna, making her one of the bestselling female acts of our time – which is a sorry state of affairs for pop music.
Remember the odious Phelps family from the Westboro Baptist Church? Well they’re back, and amongst the anti-semitism and general hatred, cracks have started to appear…
The curious case of mediocre YouTube comedian, Peter Coffin, who was caught out posing as his own girlfriend, hit the net and went viral this week. An elaborate hoax or not, is all publicity good publicity?
Channel 4′s dietary freak show is back but this time it’s tackling the weight problems of the UK’s youngsters. But how effective can a TV programme really be?
Now that production of the recently revived ‘Tupac’ biopic is underway again, a twist has been brought into the making, with aspiring actors invited to have a crack at playing the legendary rapper at an open online casting call.
Usually I hate learning and enriching my mind and stuff but Brian Cox’s boyish good looks and gentle Northern burr have successfully warmed me to the delights of Newton’s Laws of Motion.
He’s a convicted rapist, one of the most exciting boxers to ever sling leather and has been a wildman all of his life, but this documentary about his love of pigeons shows another side to Mike Tyson, but is it real?
Premier Models are not only one of the most powerful agencies in the world, they are also staffed by some of the most delusional, self-serving tools to be seen on TV…
On a day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women an X-Factor pop star who once sang about hemorrhaging is voted the best woman ever.
The job market may be brutal right now so young hopefuls should be thankful that Charlie Sheen is opening up his doors to an intern like the selfless martyr he is.
No amount of high-kicking, jazz hands, body popping or even serious faced shots of Lenny Henry can hide what a celebrity ego stroking parade Comic Relief has become.
Contrived, schizophrenic and, essentially, crap. Surely Channel 4 will see sense and pull this canned whoop-fest soon?
The thing I love about Channel 4 is their ability to dress things up as hard-hitting analyses of people twitching on the outskirts of polite society when we all know that real the purpose of these documentaries is make you shout at your telly like a goaded drunk.
The students are rioting, the world is in financial meltdown and the Koreas are about to start World War III, but who cares because tonight is the X Factor final.
While watching I’m A Celebrity I can’t help fantasising about choking McKeith with her own sleeping bag -the poo-jabbing Scottish witch…
This week, the teams are charged with inventing a new household cleaner. Cue misogyny, an octopus, and the final death rattle of the unemployed marketing whizz.
In case you missed Saturday night’s extravaganza here’s your chance to ‘enjoy’ the latest performances by the Brazilian sex pest, Crayola Cheryl and Budget Sade.