Via The Daily Mail A doll shop in Australia has withdrawn a female golliwog soft toy from its prominent window display to avoid offending the Oprah Winfrey roadshow Down Under. The store in Melbourne, Victoria, removed the ‘Mamee’ washer woman dolls following a visit by Oprah’s production company ahead of a personal appearance by the popular 56-year-old U.S. talk show host. Golliwogs are deeply offensive because of their perceived links to slavery and racism. But the Dafel Dolls and Bears shop in […]
After I news about the BBC Sound of 2011 shortlist earlier this week I was curious to know the names of the pundits responsible for helping to compile this list, and found a link to this information via fellow blogger Marvin Spark’s blog. Thanks Sparks! 161 influential UK-based music critics, editors, broadcasters and bloggers helped put together the BBC Sound of 2011 list by naming their favourite new acts. The tastemakers were: Click HERE to view list. I’m happy to see the following names made it […]
The LEGEND that is Prince paid a surprise to The View yesterday armed with tickets to his Welcome 2 America tour at Madison Square Garden. The man doesn’t age.
According to that tabloid rag The Sun convicted batterer of a nightclub toilet attendant Cheryl Cole has “turned to God”. A “source” from the “nations sweetheart’s” PR team told the newspaper, “Cheryl has awakened her spiritual side. She has been tapping into higher powers for answers and guidance. “She’s been doing some deep thinking – especially after malaria. Christianity is closest to her, but she’s open to other religious influences.” The Sun also went on to add, Cheryl, 27, had a semi-religious upbringing […]