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Comedy '93 Special - Red Dwarf / Reeves and Mortimer

The second coming of comedies original revolutionaries is upon us. The spirit of ’93 is rising out of the BBC archives in White City, and hitting the telly box with a costly face lift and a brand new attitude. Anarchy and escapism is once more the tonic of the masses. Let us teleport back to the early 90’s momentarily, when surrealist comedy was still a dimple in the mind of the heroic Vic Reeves.

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Celebrities Making a Killing in the Afterlife, page1

Elvis Presley was celebrated as the King of popular music, and the snake-hipped crooner has received a royal purse since his death in ’77. The Memphis born singer’s estate has been incredibly lucrative, accumulating $55 million dollars last year alone. That’s a good few fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches by my calculations.

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Celebrities Making a Killing in the Afterlife, page2

Heath Ledger died in 2008, on the back of perhaps his greatest performance as The Joker in The Dark Knight. The Brokeback Mountain star reportedly secured a cut in The Dark Knight merchandising as well as a percentage of the film’s revenue. The blockbuster grossed a staggering $991 million in box office worldwide and the Ledger estate is estimated to receive a cool $20 million.

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Banksy Leaves his Mark in Primrose Hill Pub

The enigmatic street artist Banksy has appeared overnight in a traditional London pub and fashioned a new artwork on the inner wall, much to the delight of the landlords! The true identity of the artist remains a mystery still to this day, which is no small feat considering the huge media interest in his profile and his work.

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Vice Magazine offer Premier League star Joey Barton his own column

Vice Magazine UK have sent a mouth-watering invitation to Joey Barton via Twitter, asking if the Premier League footballer would like to write a regular column for their iconic publication. The famous Mag has long been heralded as a champion of the free press, a symbol of dissident youth, culture, and art, and an outlet for the gnarled voice of the underground.

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Tinie Tempah and Kid Kudi snap up some Back To The Future Sneakers at Auction

Michael J. Fox has teamed up with Nike to launch some extremely futuristic sneekers, The 2011 Nike MAGs, to raise funds for his Parkinson’s charity. Tinie Tempah and Kid Cudi did their bit, splashing the cash to get hold of theirs at auction.

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Zoo Kid Predicted for the Top by Billy Bragg

Archy Marshall, AKA Zoo Kid, is fresh out of the school music room and with only 16 candles on his cake, he’s about to blow-up with new track Out Getting Ribs. That is according to folk legend and left wing activist, Billy Bragg.

 

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