It seems, of late, that sleaze is a gift worth giving and that it’s for life, not just for Christmas or for politicians. The latest example – the News of the World phone tapping scandal – is, in Variety’s slanguage, a “dramedy”. It has the potential for seriously succulent consequences, which might be deeply costly(…)
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“Britney’s feed is sanitised, tedious vainglory, merely a bland sales pitch” By Mark Borkowski – Monday 13th April Cynical: Britney’s Twitter feed is merely putting out a bland sales pitch, with the sort of information that can be gleaned from anywhere I’m waiting for the first big Twitter catastrophe. And if you think it came(…)
A breakfast meeting with David Blaine last week was a very pleasing and revelatory experience; it’s good to sit and talk with someone who really, really gets true showmanship, spectacle, creativity, word of mouth and viral publicity and who has encountered many of the same things I’ve encountered, even the Russian circus act with a(…)
Why oh why is MTV associating itself with zzzzz list celebrities once again. Stand by for another desperate attempt by MTV to try and sell its pitiful content. It’s as subtle as getting a tan with a blow torch. The latest scam is a mildly amusing viral campaign for the skanky UK Big Brother series(…)
I heard on the BBC news yesterday that the UK was one of countries with the highest cocaine use in the European Union, and that the United Nations drugs watchdog says the UK and other countries respond too leniently to the drug taking escapades of celebrities. President of the International Narcotics Control Board, Philip Emafo,(…)
So finally, the Deloitte Report is out! Expect witch hunting and virtual crucifixions of hapless celebs like cuddly Ant & Dec. Call me a cynical old publicist but am I the only one to feel that ITV are feigning a desire to be transparent. I smell a plot.