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Miami No-Show: Smart Bomb: False Prophet: Party Monster: Blue Movie
“It’s a situation we know that others are in as well: We just don’t have the resources to support our usual shindig. And there’s nothing worse than a half-ass party.” (Press release)
Club World producer Kerri Mason reveals her dance music awards organisation/ magazine won’t be having their usual VIP awards ceremony in Miami at the Winter Conference this year.
"Generally speaking, smart people seek out other smart people to hang out with, simply because they get bored otherwise. Well, congratulations - you've just eliminated 95% of the world's population as a potential mate, Mr or Ms Smartypants." (BBC)
Dr Alex Benzer, author of Why The Smartest People Have The Toughest Time Dating', suggests brainy people struggle to find romance because they’re too picky.
“Probably the only thing I can promise is that as always, it will sound different from the last one. Oh, and that everyone will undoubtedly hate it until two years after the fact." (Wired.com)
US sampler maestro DJ Shadow kicks off promo for his still unfinished upcoming artist album.
“We will continue to take a hard line against the people behind these events. We shall prosecute and seize and destroy the equipment of anyone found to be involved in their organisation.” (Norfolk Evening News)
Chief Superintendent Tony Cherington continues to threaten zero tolerance against anyone even thinking about throwing an unlicensed party in Norfolk.
"They stay together all the time, parading up and down their enclosure and whistling to each other as a male might do with a female he wants to mate with. People who visit the centre think they're a fantastic couple, without really coming around to the idea that they are two males.” (Daily Telegraph)
West Sussex bird sanctuary warden Paul Steven chats about two male drakes Ben and Jerry who’ve fallen in love with each other instead of Britain’s last remaining female Blue Duck Cherry.
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Face 2 Face: Rave On: Siren Scream: TV Eye: E is for Everything:
“It’s a lot easier to become obsessed with someone and to want to keep constant tabs on them. It may be best to block or unfriend your ex so that you don’t have to deal with the temptation.” (MSNBC.com)
Relationship expert/ sociologist Julie Albright cautions against ‘being creepy’ (i.e. stalking) ex partners on social networks like Facebook and Myspace.
"I don't know if it is going to happen. We want to resolve the situation without having angry kids running through town. The safety of the community is important to me. (San Bernardino Sun - San Bernardino,CA,USA
Pharaoh's Lost Kingdom party promoter Shahvand Aryana urges authorities not to cancel his 6,000 capacity rave in San Bernadino, California this weekend.
“"We've been asked to re-record part of the album because we've made a dense, psychedelic record. We've made a really heavy record and it isn't the right thing for us – I understand and know that. First and foremost, we're a pop band. I haven't thought about that for a long time, and now it's in the forefront of my mind.” The Sun)
The Klaxons’ frontman Jamie Reynolds reveals the new rave figureheads have been ordered back to the studio by their record label.
"Through the close examination of CCTV footage we have been able to identify a number of individuals leading to the arrests. People have a right to be able to go out and enjoy themselves without having to encounter those who believe it's acceptable to use a level of violence that could potentially seriously injure someone." (Yorkshire Evening Post)
Leedstop cop Chief Inspector Simon Beldon comments after his force arrested four men in dawn raids, following a near riot near Gatecrasher in October last year.
"Drug users don't care that it's not being called ecstasy any more as long as they are flying. They don't call it (ecstasy), they say, 'I'm going to take some pills'.” (Daily Telegraph, Australia)
Australian drugs expert Paul Dillon comments after Australian Federal Police claimed that dealers are cutting ‘ecstasy’ pills with ‘deadly chemicals, anaesthetics and crushed glass’.
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