Month: September 2009

UPDATE: UK FILM: FIND HER KEEP HER – PREMIERE CANCELLED!

The makers behind Find Her Keep Her should reward me handsomely for constantly promoting their film on Mad News. Anyway I know that my regular visitors have seen the previous trailers of the film, but now check out the OFFICIAL trailer for Find Her Keep Her starring comedian Kojo and video model Rachel Ritfeld. Set in London Find Her Keep Her is about three friends out in search for MRS RIGHT! The storyline – The Americans were making films that explored the exact same []

JAY-Z, WILL SMITH BACK $11 MILLION FELA KUTI PLAY

Via Allhiphop.com Rappers Jay-Z and Will Smith are among the investors in a Broadway play about the life of Nigerian singer/activist Fela Kuti. The heavyweight Hip-Hop duo are backing an $11 million dollar production of Bill. T. Jones’ musical “Fela,” which will open in November. The original version of the play opened off-Broadway last September, starring actor Sahr Ngaujah, who will reprise his critically acclaimed role as Fela Kuti. Financial concerns due to the recession briefly halted production of the play, which []

UK NEWS: PERVERT GOT SEXUAL THRILLS FROM COVERING HIMSELF IN MANURE

Mad man David Truscott A pervert who got sexual thrills from manure has been jailed after he was caught pleasuring himself – in a muck spreader. Weird David Truscott, 40, broke into a farm and covered himself in the manure. He was found wearing rubber gloves and playing in the manure for “sexual reasons”, Truro Magistrates’ Court heard. Continue Reading…… SICK!!!!!!  This man needs Jesus!

UK NEWS: RAPPER SPEECH DEBELLE WINS MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE

This news surprised me. I didn’t think she would win. Via BBC News Rapper Speech Debelle is the surprise winner of the Mercury Prize for the best British album of the past year. Her debut Speech Therapy, released last month, has not appeared in the UK album chart but sales will get a huge boost from her win. The 25-year-old, from south London, performed single The Key at the ceremony for the 18th Mercury Prize. Continue Reading….. Congratulations Speech Debelle. [Thanks AKS]

CASTER SEMENYA TO KEEP GOLD MEDAL

Via BBC News Caster Semenya will not be stripped of her World Championships 800m gold medal whatever the outcome of her gender test results, BBC Sport understands. The testing process is unlikely to be concluded for two weeks but the IAAF – the governing body of world athletics – says Semenya can keep her medal. Continue Reading……. Well that’s a relief!

MOVIE TRAILER: ‘PRECIOUS’

Based on the novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire, critically acclaimed film ‘Precious’ starring Mo’Nique, Paula Patton, Gabourey Sidibe, Lenny Kravitz and Mariah Carey will be released across America on the 6th November (no word on a UK release date yet). Directed by Lee Daniels, the Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry backed film is also receiving some Oscar buzz.