Author Archives: andrew sam

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale split

One of rock music’s prominent couples, No Doubt’s Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale of Bush, are divorcing after 13 years of marriage. “While the two of us have come to the mutual decision that we will no longer be partners in marriage, we remain partners in parenthood and are committed to jointly raising our three sons in a happy and ...

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Julie Andrews to helm My Fair Lady in Sydney

Dame Julie Andrews will direct a special 60th anniversary production of My Fair Lady at the Sydney Opera House. The actress and musical theatre legend starred as Eliza Doolittle in the original Broadway production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe’s retelling of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion. Andrews will be in Sydney later this year to start casting for the ...

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Dr. Dre ready with ‘final’ album after 16 years

Dr. Dre — who has become one of music’s richest businesspeople and works with Apple — said the album would come out on August 7, a week before the biopic “Straight Outta Compton” opens in US cinemas. The album will feature collaborations with his protege Eminem, former N.W.A. bandmate Ice Cube and fellow Los Angeles-area rap giants Kendrick Lamar and ...

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Conversation: The Gen Y Quest to find that ‘dream job’… and its advantages

Since joining the workforce, I’ve received a lot of career advice. But I can break it down to two distinct messages from two set groups. The first lot of advice comes from a retiring generation who stress that company loyalty will breed success. The other advice comes from a highly mobile generation, giving me license to quit my job and ...

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#TheEmptyChair: Twitter takes aim at rape culture

New York Magazine’s new cover has sparked conversation on Twitter following its reveal on the magazine’s Twitter on Monday. The cover features 35 women who have accused comedian Bill Cosby of rape, with the earliest alleged incident taking place in the mid-1960s, and an empty chair. The empty chair, representative of the women who can’t come forward with their stories, ...

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Become A Minimalist: Declutter to get your life back!

‘Becoming a minimalist’ is the great new movement that is all about decluttering your life, which all begins with decluttering your home. Many believe there is a link between an exterior-calm and a calm-mind. The minimalist movement is now on the rise. To have a busy and full-house always sounds great – in the family sense – not necessarily in ...

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Opinion: The Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj’s Twitter “feud” summarised

Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj’s Twitter “feud” last week – which may have gotten some news coverage – has come back in the limelight this week following the appearance of a life-sized shark during Swift’s Bad Blood performance at her concert in Massachusetts over the weekend. @TSwiftOnTour @TSwiftNZ @taylorswift13 THERE WAS A SHARK DURING #BADBLOOD TODAY #BADBLOODSHARK pic.twitter.com/VXWetafdj6 — Jillian/TS TODAY! (@Swifty448) ...

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Mr. Holmes Review

Since his creation in 1887 by Scottish author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes is a character that has managed to find new life in popular culture again and again. One of the most recent and successful resurrections of the crafty detective happened in 2009 when director Guy Ritchie nabbed Robert Downey Jr. (who was also getting a second life ...

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Opinion: Why did NSW premier turn himself in to police after let off for chucking a uey?

NSW premier Mike Baird revealed he turned himself in to police after Highway Patrol let him off for doing an illegal U-turn over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend last month. Turning himself in to a senior officer, News Corp reported that Baird was given a $311 fine and lost three demerit points over the June 8 offence at South Curl Curl ...

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12 best celebrity Dubsmashes

1. Liam Payne (One Direction) and girlfriend Sophia Smith #relationshipgoals 2. Ashley Benson, actor (Pretty Little Liars) Something came in the mail for you @lisah76 A post shared by Ashley Benson (@ashleybenson) on Apr 20, 2015 at 5:20pm PDT Comment: “Ashley I love you so much plz notis me do anything to notis me like block me or report me ...

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