Bjork attacks a reporter at Bangkok airport in 1996

Bjork attacks a reporter at Bangkok airport in 1996

Have you ever attacked a journalist upon arriving in a foreign country whilst on a business trip accompanied by your son? If you have, you’re not alone. Icelandic pop warbler Bjork saw red when she was approached by reporter Julie Kauffman as she arrived at Bangkok’s Dong Mueang airport back in 1996. When the journalist…

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Apple admits Shazam doesn’t work when your dad is singing along to the radio

Apple admits Shazam doesn’t work when your dad is singing along to the radio

  Apple has finally admitted that Shazam doesn’t work properly if you try to find out the name of a song that your dad also happens to be singing along to at the same time.   The US tech company said Shazam was a natural fit for its Apple Music streaming service, but conceded that…

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Jamiroquai’s Jay Kay gets headbutted during an argument over his Bentley

Jamiroquai’s Jay Kay gets headbutted during an argument over his Bentley

Have you ever been headbutted after attending a film premier as a result of your status in the industry you work in? If you have, you’re not alone. Jamiroquai frontman Jay Kay was on the receiving end of a headbutt from a paparazzi photographer after attending the London premiere of Star Wars Attack Of The…

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You’ve just been sacked………why not form the most successful music group in history?

You’ve just been sacked………why not form the most successful music group in history?

It’s no good moping about the house waiting for a miracle because it isn’t going to happen. You were fired from your previous job because of your punctuality and the distinct lack of improvement since signing on the dole means you’ve been sacked from that as well (your benefits have been stopped). You’ll need to…

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The Sex Pistols cause outrage after swearing on live TV

The Sex Pistols cause outrage after swearing on live TV

Have you ever sworn in a meeting at work as a result of a colleague goading you to say something controversial that resulted in national outrage? If you have, you’re not alone. Notorious punk rock group The Sex Pistols caused uproar in 1976 when they appeared on the prime time TV show Today with host…

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You’ve just been sacked…………why not set up your own record label?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not set up your own record label?

Here’s how to say ‘unemployment’ in some of the most random languages we can think of: Gortsazrkut’yun = Armenian Bēkāri = Bangla Nezaměstnanost = Czech Werkloosheid = Dutch Senlaboreco = Esperanto Bērōjagārī = Nepali Kubasa = Shona Arbetslöshet = Swedish Ho hloka mosebetsi = Sesotho Diweithdra = Welsh Ukungasebenzi = Zulu Now that we’ve got…

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10 people whose ‘average day at the office’ involves playing bass amazingly well

10 people whose ‘average day at the office’ involves playing bass amazingly well

You’re good at your job. You must be otherwise you wouldn’t have one. You turn up every day and you give it your all to make sure that your part of the giant machine that is the organisation you work for, functions as a well-oiled and efficient unit. Working in an office is a bit…

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Liam Gallagher left confused after businessman tries to buy Oasis

Liam Gallagher left confused after businessman tries to buy Oasis

  Liam Gallagher has expressed shock and confusion upon reading in the press that an Indian businessman is interested in buying Oasis.   The singer read that Ajay Khaitan who is alleged to be on Interpol’s wanted list, is planning a multi-million pound offer through his private equity firm Emerisque Brands and the star has…

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Shaun Ryder gets banned from Channel 4 for swearing

Shaun Ryder gets banned from Channel 4 for swearing

Have you ever been banned from the office because of your use of foul language? If you have, don’t worry because you’re not alone. The Chris Evans fronted 90s TV show TFI Friday courted controversy as a result of an expletive ridden performance by former Black Grape and Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder. TFI Friday…

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Grandmaster Caz writes the lyrics for Rapper’s Delight but doesn’t get credited

Grandmaster Caz writes the lyrics for Rapper’s Delight but doesn’t get credited

Curtis Fisher, better known by the stage name Grandmaster Caz, is an American rapper, songwriter and DJ. It’s widely known that he wrote a significant portion of the lyrics for The Sugar Hill Gang’s seminal hit Rapper’s Delight, yet never received a writing credit of any kind for his contribution to the song. In 2000,…

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