'Rat out your pig': How France has reacted to the Weinstein scandal

'Rat out your pig': How France has reacted to the Weinstein scandal

Updated October 19, 2017 20:45:49 While women in Hollywood and around the world are using the hashtag #MeToo to share their experiences of sexual harassment, in France women are using #BalanceTonPorc. The hashtag, which roughly translates to “rat out your pig”, went viral this week and encourages women to speak up in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal. And the uproar couldn’t have come at a better time for the French Government… Just this week it introduced a bill that aims to crack down on sexual harassment and make…

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Latest Album Reviews

Latest Album Reviews

Listen up, people. To the words on the sounds. Below. MASSEDUCTION ST VINCENT 4.5 stars (Caroline) media_cameraSt Vincent – US musician with Masseduction album out 2017. Real name Annie Clark.“I can’t turn off what turns me on,” Annie Clark tells us on the title track of her fifth album. The line beams in remotely, about as emotional as a sliver of iceberg lettuce. She’s having a hard time of it.As Maynard from Tool once sang, “I don’t want it, I just need it. To breathe, To feel, to know I’m…

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'Dear Alex': Obama's letters to college girlfriend emerge

'Dear Alex': Obama's letters to college girlfriend emerge

Updated October 19, 2017 17:10:52 Photo: Parts of the letters from Mr Obama have already appeared in books about him over the last few years. (AP: Ann Borden) Related Story: Obama sent Trump a letter before leaving office. Here’s what it said A young Barack Obama questioned his place in the world and his racial identity, agonised over whether he would make enough money as a community organiser, and lamented his incompatibility with his ex-girlfriend in 30 pages of letters he wrote to her. Key points: Emory University has had…

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Test your Home Alone movie trivia

Test your Home Alone movie trivia

THE year 1990 was a simpler time. Kevin McCallister was a young boy about to set off on a holiday with his family, but as we know this didn’t happen. He got separated not once but twice and was forced to defend himself against bungling burglars Marv and Harry, aka The Wet Bandits. Home Alone was a box office smash and fans have picked up on many of its quirky facts. Here’s 18 of them. 1. Home Alone cracked The Guinness Book of World Records as the Highest Box-Office Gross…

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Photographer refused bail on alleged rape, assault of models

Photographer refused bail on alleged rape, assault of models

Posted October 19, 2017 11:41:34 Photo: A screenshot from the website of Primeval Edge, run by Newcastle photographer Allan Todd Cameron. (Supplied: Primeval Edge) A Newcastle photographer has been refused bail on multiple charges relating to an alleged series of serious sexual assaults of models during photo shoots. Allan Todd Cameron, 54, of Gateshead, appeared in Newcastle Local Court on Thursday charged with 17 offences including eight courts of sexual intercourse without consent, three counts of inciting a person 16 years or over to commit act of indecency and two…

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