I don't see what's wrong with a few drinks. I've always said that ice is for injuries." (Rolling Stone:
Charlie Sheen admits he hasn’t quite given up alcohol totally.
“It is very dangerous and it can do you real damage- I don’t want others to make the same mistake I made.” (Metro)
Katie Wilson, 19, after she was fined £200 for walking through her local Tesco supermarket naked in the afternoon (and karate kicking a cop) after she took too much of new legal party drug Benzo.
“I feel pretty free, but I want to cater to everyone. I can't play house for two hours." (Wall Street Journal; http://on.wsj.com/L98ivG )
Avicii stresses his EDM credentials.
“If you listen to a Skrillex set, it's basically just an orgasmic reaction every three minutes. It has little to do with what dubstep was really all about.” (Guardian: http://bit.ly/M1YSkN )
Dutch dubstep star Martyn dismisses US style ‘dubstep’ as ‘the new nu metal’.
“I made this collection because I really feel sorry for all those iPhones, the majority of which are ringing the same melody. Summer is coming, you 'll probably be standing outdoor in the middle of a crowd with many iPhones ringing in the air.” (press release: http://bit.ly/KkOJpi )
Italo-disco legend Alexander Robotnick launches his new vintage analogue collection of ringtones.
“If you chase fame you’ll have success for one or two years then someone else will come along and you’re left with a lot of debts. If you learn your craft, then you’ll survive in this business.” (Metro)
Veteran crooner Tony Bennett, 85, passes on a secret of his longevity.
"There wasn't a niche for electronica within high-net-worth individuals. We were like, 'Let's use our Rolodex and get them in.'” (LA Times: http://lat.ms/LAuYpf )
Michael Satsky of Provocateur explains how he developed ‘VIP packages in the electronica scene’.
“I’m f**king the love of your life, deal with it.” (Metro)
Hip hop star Drake refuses to make piece with brutal thug Chris Brown (who escaped punishment after viciously battering his then girlfriend Rihanna in 2009); prompting a fight at NY club W.i.P.
“All Western countries enforce their laws on others when they come to work or visit their countries. For example, they have bans against the niqab, or face veil, and hijab, and this is their right. As a result, the UAE has Arab and Islamic culture and traditions and others should respect them if they like to stay and visit our country.” (Albawaba.com <http://Albawaba.com> : http://bit.ly/LjvBol )
Dubai government official Al Rahoumi announces plans for much stricter dresscodes for tourists and expats in the UAE statelet.
"Every word has a price; a word can save a nation." (Independent; http://ind.pn/Mio8qJ )
A government funded TV advert in Egypt warns locals to suspect all foreigners of being spies.
Jonty Skrufff: http://listn.to/JontySkrufff