Day: October 20, 2009

AMY WINEHOUSE’S FATHER GIVES EVIDENCE TO DRUG COMMITTEE

Via The Metro Amy Winehouse’s father was asked to give evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee, which is carrying out an investigation into the illegal cocaine trade. Experts and those with first hand experience of the drug were asked to share their opinions with the committee. It is due to report its findings in December. Mitch Winehouse was invited to speak as his daughter has a well documented history of drug addiction. He is currently filming a documentary programme for Channel []

UK NEWS: COMMUTERS WANT RUDE TUBE WORKED SACKED

Via The Metro A London Underground worker accused of launching a foul-mouthed tirade at an elderly passenger describes himself as an “easygoing” type. Ian Morbin, 25, was filmed at Holborn station calling the man a “jumped-up little git” after the customer complained about getting his arm stuck in a Tube door. Mr Morbin, from Romford, has been suspended on full pay after the incident, in which he was heard saying: “Sling him under a train”. The passenger is understood to have made []

NEW MUSIC: RIHANNA – ‘RUSSIAN ROULETTE’

Via Pinboard Blog Yes Rihanna has taken a break away from traipsing up and down the streets of New York City like it’s a catwalk, looking like mutton dressed as lamb (on the odd occasion) to release her “highly anticipated” new single Russian Roulette. In my opinion it sounds like a mid 1980s Pop ballad. Mad News Verdict: Dry! Russian Roulette is nothing to write home about. Click here to listen. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?