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Kanye West: the mouth that roared

Kanye West: the mouth that roared

In October 2002 Kanye West had a car accident that broke his jaw and obliged him to have his mouth wired shut for a few weeks. But after this year’s Grammy Awards, many people are thinking it should be wired shut again. At the last moment, Kanye seemed to pretend it was all a joke, […]

Lady Gaga rides a big snake

Lady Gaga rides a big snake

Even from her earliest days as a performance artist and musician, Lady Gaga was deemed to be too provocative and eccentric. Which only goes to show, if you just stick with what you’re good at, you can make it work. Lady Gaga recently revealed her birth time on her Twitter feed, so that means about […]

Robin Williams’ divine spark of madness

Robin Williams’ divine spark of madness

Eclipses have an awesome capacity to plunge us into darkness, leaving us wondering what the hell happened. In the wake of Robin Williams’ suicide, such is the collective state of mind of fans throughout the western world. If there was one word to describe Robin Williams, it might have to be manic. As far as […]

Miley Cyrus & PopTarts Anonymous

Miley Cyrus & PopTarts Anonymous

“Hi, my name is Miley and I’m a twerkaholic. Don’t judge.” Ever since Miley Cyrus appeared with Robin Thicke on the Video Music Awards, 25 August 2013, the world has been reeling with the image of the tongue-twisting pop tart in flesh-colored short shorts doing the next-to-nasty on prime time network TV. Shocking, perhaps, but […]

Edward Snowden: a deer hunted out of season?

Edward Snowden: a deer hunted out of season?

Like whistle-blowers Assange and Manning before him, Edward Snowden by proxy wielded a pen against the sword of the current US Administration on June 6, 2013. That day his leaked story, as scooped by Glenn Greenwald, appeared in both The Guardian and The Washington Post. In it, Snowden revealed the breadth and depth of systemic […]

Lindsay Lohan: Fully Loaded

Lindsay Lohan: Fully Loaded

If anyone needed evidence of Rahu’s power to turn an otherwise charmed life into a shit-storm of trouble, look no further than Lindsay Lohan. Lindsay (LiLo) Lohan was born July 2, 1986, at 9:50 pm in New York. (Data courtesy of Astrotheme.com) Her mother was a singer/dancer, her father a Wall Street trader. She began […]

Taylor Swift: Teardrops on my Guitar

Taylor Swift: Teardrops on my Guitar

Has Taylor Swift embraced an unstable love life just to inspire more “Teardrops-On-My-Guitar” songs? Is this art imitating life, or life imitating astrology? In a recent interview, Swift admitted she falls in love quickly, but also insisted she was not in a hurry, at age 22, to get married and have kids. “I think every […]

Will the real Justin Bieber please show up?

Will the real Justin Bieber please show up?

Justin Bieber, Canadian wunderkind of pop music, has a virtually squeaky-clean image so far, but there’s a dark side that’s waiting in the wings, and eventually it will have to come out of hiding. Bieber was born March 1, 1994 in London, Canada, and raised by a single mother as a devout Christian. He taught […]