100 Women: The artist redrawing 'sexist' comic book covers

An artist in India is challenging sexist drawings of women in comic books by parodying them using male heroes in poses typically associated with women. She-Hulk has superhuman strength and speed and is one of the most formidable hand-to-hand combatants in the Marvel world. Like Hulk, not only does she have physical power, she’s also completely More...

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By SLPundit On Friday, August 17th, 2018
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Aretha Franklin's A Natural Woman: Why the song still moves us, 50 years on

When Aretha Franklin died, the clip that was shared most widely – the most potent reminder of her raw, soul-stirring emotional force – was a 2015 performance of her 1967 hit (You Make Me Feel Like) More...

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Stormy Daniels misses Celebrity Big Brother over 'row with producers'

Adult film star Stormy Daniels pulled out of Celebrity Big Brother after a row with producers, her lawyer says. She had been expected to go into the British reality TV house on Thursday. Her lawyer Michael Avenatti More...

By SLPundit On Friday, August 17th, 2018
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Chuckle Brothers star Barry's funeral held in Rotherham

The funeral of Barry Chuckle, one half of the comedy duo the Chuckle Brothers, has been held in Rotherham. The 73-year-old entertainer, whose real name was Barry Elliott, starred in ChuckleVision with his brother More...

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Ariana Grande's Sweetener track by track: The stories behind the songs

Ariana Grande’s fourth album Sweetener, which has just been released, sees the US pop star attempt to step up as an artist as she deals with the peaks and troughs of the past couple of years. The Manchester More...

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Alicia, Ariana and other global stars who worshipped Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin’s influence on music was profound during her lifetime, and since her death, pop stars have been opening up about the way the Queen of Soul shaped them as performers. On Thursday, Alicia More...

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Radio 1's Greg James on breakfast and battling Taylor Swift fans

Greg James feels well prepared for the higher profile that comes with hosting the Radio 1 breakfast show. Thanks, in part, to some angry Taylor Swift fans. From Monday, your morning routine might be a little More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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Celebrity Big Brother 2018: Who's in the house?

Celebrity Big Brother is back – and the latest line-up includes soap stars, reality show veterans, a Hollywood actress and a former footballer – but despite the rumours, there is no sign of Stormy More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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Aretha Franklin: A life in pictures

Aretha Franklin, the “queen of soul” whose career spanned seven decades, has died in Detroit at the age of 76. Here is a look back at her life and times in pictures. Born in Memphis in 1942, Aretha More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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Scarlett Johansson is world's best-paid actress, Forbes says

Helping to save the world with The Avengers has helped Scarlett Johansson become the best-paid actress in the world, according to Forbes magazine. Johansson, who plays Black Widow in the Avengers films, earned More...