UPDATE FARRAH'S DEATH. Original story posted: Farrah near death - we'll never forget these pop culture images - they're etched into our minds

UPDATE: MS FAWCETT DIED AT 2.30 (AEST) THIS MORNING.

With the actress Farrah Fawcett and style icon reportedly close to death, just days after longtime love Ryan O’Neal revealed the couple were getting married, it’s had me thinking about life, celebrity, perception and most importantly, the legacies that all of us _ celebrity or not _ will end up leaving.
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Gisele Bundchen is baby bound . . . ?

And now just for a completely happy story about two pretty people having a baby...

According to that renowned London-based tweeter and hugely successful pap, Mr Paparazzi (he’s the wildly eccentric and multi-colored hair Aussie ex-pat Darren Lyons) the simply beautiful Brazilian-born model, Gisele Bundchen, is definitely pregnant to her American footballer hubby, Tom Brady.
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Nicole Richie - just for fun, a few of her favorite things have landed in Australia . . .

Providing the most unique accessory
must-haves from around the globe, Trilby Phoenix is a one-stop shop for accessories.

Newly launched this year, Trilby Phoenix offers customers the most desirable international accessories with a guaranteed next-day-delivery.
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Time for the Shire and Sharks to shine . . . with a chick the helm.

Good on Madeline Tynan, who is determined to become the first woman president of an NRL club.

And of all clubs, the good old Sharks, who behavioural track record is as rosy as Gordon Ramsay’s rants, may just get the tonic it needs.

Determined the win back female fans – aren’t all NRL clubs? – this strong, no-nonsense woman will have a big job in front of her.

With the recent group-sex revelations, allegations of sex toys being handed out at training (some of the vaguer boys may have mistaken them for relay batons) and of course, Tony Zappia’s recent standing down as the Sharks chief executive just a few minor blokey issues she’ll need to address.
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Sobbing, Sarah and the Senate - what a completely silly story

Isn’t this whole crying kid in the senate ‘furore’ just a big joke?

Greens senator (at left) Sarah Hanson-Young (she would have to be a greenie) tries to get us all feeling sorry for her and says she will attempt to get parliament to change their kiddie-friendly rulings. It’s all just too ridiculous.

The senate, like a dangerous building site, a budget meeting, running a mr Whippy van or standing behind a bank teller’s desk (do they still exist?) is NO place for a two-year-old.
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