Word ’smith: Aerosmith’s Joe Perry and Steve Tyler have a mindblowing theory about the colour pink. Photograph: Shizuo Kambayashi/AP

A new poll by a music streaming service has detailed the “weirdest ever song lyrics”. The funny thing is, there’s nothing weird about any of their (...)

Thirty years in the biz and Sinéad O’Connor is looking at the bigger picture: “I don’t write autobiographical songs any more, I write character son(...)

Eddie Vedder: letter man. (Photo: Getty Images)

Eddie Vedder, Rihanna, Neil Young and Roger Waters have all have had something to say of late about the living hell that is the Israel/Hamas conflict.(...)

Bazinga: the trio of Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cucoco (centre) want $1 million each per show
The big bucks theory

‘Television comedy is an intentional act whose primary purpose is to cause laughter; this is understood as such by the audience. The Big Bang Theory i(...)

Trevor Noah: a firm believer in the dictum that a comedian’s first and last purpose is to make people laugh and not be a hectoring, socially relevant buzz-kill

‘I was born a crime,”says the fast rising South African comic Trevor Noah. The personable 30-year-old means it literally. Born to a black South Afr(...)

US television presenter Adam Richman before and after his weight-loss dieting, which led to him losing more than 27kg before he posted a photo of himself online with the hashtag #thinspiration.

Adam Richman, the US television host, has always struggled with his weight. Presenting a show called Man v Food in which he has to take on massive eat(...)

Philosophers’ Mail: “Rupert Murdoch avoids therapy; world unhappy”. Photograph: AP/Julie Jacobson

If it looks like a tabloid newspaper, reads like a tabloid and has an article about Kim Kardashian’s behind, then it probably is a tabloid. Sure en(...)

How Thicke can you get? Reports that someone in Ireland bought a copy by mistake remain unconfirmed

‘When you’re not busy objectifying women, making light of rape and justifying sexual violence, how do you like to relax?” This was a question p(...)

Live wire: Bob Marley onstage in London in 1980

A certain well-known singer brought half of his/her vocals to Glastonbury this year on a disk. Other acts had ProTools playback rigs hidden away. S(...)

USA goalkeeper Tim Howard: The positive aspect of Tourette’s is that a lot of people with the condition have unusually swift reactions. Photograph: EPA/Guillaume Horcajuelo

By making 16 saves against Belgium, USA goalkeeper Tim Howard not only put on a bravado performance but also broke the record for the most-ever saves (...)