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Skrufff Bites 1 & 2

Reported by Tristan Ingram on December 21, 2007

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Old Spice: Get Carter: Under-Graduate: F**K You: Family Fortunes

“They started a trend. They were the style of the 90s. It was interesting to look at. I liked the bright colours. You could compare it today to New Rave. The Spice Girls actually were the godmothers of New Rave.”

Peaches Geldof hails the Spice Girl’s ‘legacy’.


"I don't want to do this. OK, I'll do it, I'll answer your questions, whatever, but I don't want to do it, I don't like doing it and I want you to know that." (The Oregonian)

Chicago newspaper the Oregonian celebrates the opening line house icon Derrick Carter once gave a journalist.


“It’s amusing isn’t it? It’s amusing that the wanderings of some kid on the streets of cities becomes part of academia, but why not?” (3D

Underworld singer Karl Hyde ponders his lyrics being added to university syllabuses.


Winfrey's favourite TV doc, Dr. Mehmet Oz, recently linked weight loss to apparent growth of the male member.

"If you lose 35 pounds, if you're a male, you are gaining one inch of penis length." (

Oprah Winfrey’s TV medical expert Dr Mehmet Oz says receding fat enhances length.


"Lily could not be happier. It's the icing on the cake for what has been an incredible 18 months for her. She is looking forward to finishing her new album early next year and releasing it before the birth of her first child." (The Sun)

Lily Allen announces she’s pregnant and moving with soon to be father Ed from the Chemical Brothers.

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Fighting Talk: Don’t Believe The Hype: Roots:  Toilet Humour

'It's a substitute for physical violence. From an evolutionary point of view, it's an advantage for us to be able to say “f**k you” from across the street.” (Metro)

Brit sychologist Dr Timothy Jay suggests swearing evolved as a means ot to emotionally injure someone without actually fighting them.


“Chrissie Hynde once told me: ‘don’t ever f**king read anything that’s written about you, because if you believe the good, then you’ll believe the bad’. She’s absolutely right.” (Mixmag)

Uber-direct Australian singer Sia recalls her best ever advice.


“The prison system bears the imprint of slavery perhaps more than any other institution. It produces a state that is very similar to
slavery: the deprivation of rights, civil death and disenfranchisement. Under slavery black people became that against which the notion of freedom was defined.” (Guardian)

Former Black Panther icon turned University Professor and social rights guru Angela Yvonne Davis comments on US data that 1 out of 3 black boys born in 2001 will serve time in jail.


"He's exactly right in his reasoning. And it's important that the  
public understands this. There are cases like this each  
year.”  (Scranton Times-Tribune)

ACLU lawyer Barry Dyller applauds a US judge who dismissed charges  
against Dawn Herb, 31, who was arrested after an off duty cop  
overheard her swearing at her toilet, when the toilet overflowed.