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Johnny Depp Slams Actors Who Pursue Music Careers: It's 'Sickening'

Johnny Depp doesn’t like it when actors use their fame to pursue music careers! “That whole idea for me is a sickening thing, it’s always just made me sick,” the 51-year-old actor said to the Sydney Morning Herald. “I’ve been very lucky to play on friends’ records and it’s still going,” Johnny said. Johnny is [...]

Johnny Depp Makes Fun of Actors Who Try to Be Musicians

He has a knack for rocking out on the Fender Telecaster, but Johnny Depp isn’t looking to start up his own band. While chatting with the Sydney Morning Herald, the “Mortdecai” hunk explained that he has a hard time taking seriously his...Show More Summary

Police Bullet Hit Sydney Hostage

Australian cops who stormed the Sydney chocolate shop where a gunman took 18 people hostage may have accidentally killed one of the captives in the melee, the Sydney Morning Herald says. Police investigators say that forensics show 38-year-old Katrina Dawson was struck by fragments from a police bullet, which ricocheted...

Australian Search Plane Spots Debris & Oil Slick on Edge of Search Area for Missing Flight #QZ8501

An Australian search aircraft spotted debris and an oil slick on the edge of the search area for missing flight QZ8501. The Sydney Morning Herald reported: An Australian Orion search aircraft has spotted debris and an oil slick on the … Continue reading ?

Farfax’s Mark Kenny slimes Abbott for not saving us from Monis

Mark Kenny, the Sydney Morning Herald’s chief political correspondent, does not let even this moment go by without indulging

Charles Hurt Drops the Hammer on Aussie Gun Laws

From the Sydney Morning Herald: The siege in Sydney's CBD and its terrible end received saturation coverage on American cable news, with at least one commentator lamenting Australia's tough gun laws. Speaking on Fox News after police...Show More Summary

Police: Sydney Siege 'Is Over'

More than 16 hours into the hostage situation in Sydney, a dramatic scene and then an ending: The Sydney Morning Herald's live blog reports that police have confirmed the siege has ended; there is no word yet as to whether anyone was injured or killed. A Morning Herald reporter about...

Laugh and think, this is Australia (Open Thread)

Peter Hartcher in the Sydney Morning Herald has a very good article on yesterday’s reaction in Australia to the cafe siege. When I chanced to walk through Martin Place a little after 11am on Monday, I saw the police clustered closely around the Lindt Cafe. I saw the police cordon as I stood among some [Read more...]

UNREAL: Sydney Morning Herald Recommends “Empathy” For Islamist Hostage Taker

The Sydney Morning Herald wants readers to empathize with the Islamist hostage-taker with a history of criminal and immoral behavior. A hostage escapes the Lyndt Cafe in Sydney Monday afternoon. SMH challenges readers to rise above exclusion and persecution. Sheikh … Continue reading ?

Elton John and David Furnish Might Be Getting Married Next Week

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UK's Mirror is reporting Elton John and David Furnish are set to finally tie the knot in a "small and intimate" ceremony next week. Via The Sydney Morning Herald: The couple is said to have invited just 50 of their...

The Pirate Bay HAS NOT Been Resurrected – YET

The Pirate Bay has been down for less than a day and already the rumor machine is firing on all cylinders. Contrary to several reports in the Sydney Morning Herald and elsewhere, The Pirate Bay has not been resurrected and is not operating under a new domain. Not yet at least. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and anonymous VPN services.

Fairfax repoirts surprise finding: warming alarmists cross the carbon tax is gone

The Sydney Morning Herald’s paid climate alarmists believes this propaganda counts as news: Australia…

What’s the connection bw Dave and Jeremy leaving Crikey and Fairfax editors quitting?

Jeremy (from Victoria) and Dave (from NSW) announce that they’re leaving Crikey at the end of the week. Suddenly the editors of The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald both quit. Coincidence? We’d love to tell you, but we can’t. Yet. UPDATE: An old friend thinks they might be after him, instead.

Apple loses appeal, cannot trademark ‘App Store’ in Australia

An Australian court has rejected Apple’s appeal against the country’s refusal to allow it to trademark the term ‘App Store,’ reports the Sydney Morning Herald. The Registrar of Trade Marks refused registration of Apple’s “app store” trademark in March last year because it was too descriptive. Apple then appealed this decision in the Federal Court. On Wednesday, […]

Brilliant one day, unfair the next. Gittins spun

No politician could get away with the extraordinary sniff-the-wind flip-floppery of the Sydney Morning Herald’s Ross Gittins:

East Timor, Australia and the 'Timor Gap'

Tom Allard recently reported in the Sydney Morning Herald that Australia and East Timor are ready to restart talks on the maritime boundary between the two countries, with all its complications of petroleum revenues and history. TheShow More Summary

Location Of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 ‘Being Withheld’ Claims Emirates Boss

Sir Tim Clark, the chief executive of Emirates, said in a recent interview with aviation journalist, Andreas Spaeth, recently, as reported by the Sydney Morning Herald, that to his mind information regarding the location of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is being withheld by certain authorities. Show More Summary

Why is Tim Flannery forgiven, but an Abbott bureaucrat not?

The Age and Sydney Morning Herald gloat: The most powerful woman in the…

Female Police Officers In Indonesia Have To Submit To A Vaginal Probe To Prove Their Virginity

Female police officers in Indonesia must submit to a “virginity test” that involves probing their vaginas. [Sydney Morning Herald] A racist “#PantsUpDontLoot” billboard, parodying the “Hands up, don’t shoot” slogan, could go up in Ferguson. [The Root] An Uber executive suggested that the company could spread the details of a female journalist’s personal life in [...]

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