Tag: celebrity

Powerbook

Last year‘s Birmingham Post Power Fifty caused a lot of fun in offices around the city. I remember Chas Watkin (Editor of Midlands Today) being referred to as “number 48” by his newsroom staff for a few days, which is…

Firefox off

Brummie of the Year 2005 Babu the red panda is off to Scotland. He’s had his head turned by a woman, Tensing is to be joined at the Nature Centre by a panda called Raka. Sniff.

The biggest dog in the world

If there’s two things that we like to keep up to date on it’s Birmingham (obviously) and the world’s biggest dogs – for those reasons it seems that nothing Digby, Lord Jones of Birmingham does will slip by under our…

Load of old Kaka?

You know how some football mad dads give their kids the name of an entire football team? Well Lynam Athletic of the Birmingham Coronation League Alliance Division 3 have done something similar – if Quirky News are to be believed…

The Great Bull in the Birmingham Post today!

Fans of BiNS artwork The Great Bull can get a printed copy in today’s Birmingham Post. In a colour double-page spread no less! Hopefully Bounder will be on Radio WM at around 6pm to talk about it too. Also, BiNS…

King lack incident

Today is the 30th anniversary of the death of the king of rock and roll and I thought I’d mark the occasion with a run down of Birmingham’s top Elvis impersonators. Armed with the trusty Google search engine I went…

fame vs power

Jasper Carrott has been announced as the second person to join the Broad St Walk of Stars (icBirmingham) which we can only surmise makes him the second most famous Brummie (out of those willing to turn up the the paving…

Ozzlympics

OZZY OSBOURNE – OSBOURNE CRITICISES LONDON OLYMPICS: “‘That thing is going to cost about nine billion pounds! That’s a lot of money to watch some guy run around a f**king track. ‘I could go to some gym and see that…