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Morrissey: The Loony Left Forgets Hitler Was A Leftist

The Guardian reports: Morrissey has made an extraordinary – even by his standards – series of pronouncements in a new interview published on his website, attacking halal meat producers, Theresa May, Diane Abbott and Sadiq Khan, among others. Accusations of racism have long dogged Morrissey, who once referred to Chinese people as a “sub-species” and said that British identity was ...

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Morrissey Backs Extremist Homocon UKIP Activist

The Guardian reports: During a live set being broadcast on BBC 6 Music to promote his new album this week, Morrissey decided to veer away from traditionally appropriate crowd patter such as, “This is a new song,” and “Woo!” to gravely discuss his views on the UKIP leadership contest. “I was very surprised the other day – it was very ...

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BRITAIN: Morrissey Channels Trump, Slams Politicians And Queen Elizabeth For Not Saying “Islamic Extremist”

“Celebrating my birthday in Manchester as news of the Manchester Arena bomb broke. The anger is monumental. or what reason will this ever stop? Theresa May says such attacks ‘will not break us’, but her own life is lived in a bullet-proof bubble, and she evidently does not need to identify any young people today in Manchester morgues. Also, ‘will ...

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Critics Savage Morrissey’s New Novel

Morrissey has followed up his much talked about autobiography with a short novel that’s getting wide notice for all the wrong reasons. From a scathing review in the Guardian: Morrissey’s ego remains untrammelled. That, surely, is the only reason for the publication of List of the Lost in this form. It appears to be unedited, the curse of the writer ...

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SAN FRANCISCO: Morrissey Files Sexual Assault Complaint Against Airport Security

“On leaving the US on 27 July I flew from San Francisco International Airport to London on flight BA 284. At 2:30 in the afternoon I went through the usual airport security procedure including the stand-up ‘scanner’, and all was well – no bleeps and nothing unusual. Before I could gather my belongings from the usual array of trays I ...

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HomoQuotable – Morrissey

“Obama has mystified me because he doesn’t appear to support black people when they need it most. Ferguson being an obvious example. If Michael Brown had instead been one of Obama’s daughters, I don’t think Obama would be insisting that the nation support the so-called security forces! How can they be called security forces if they make the people feel ...

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Tweet Of The Day – PETA

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Morrissey Reveals Cancer Diagnosis

Morrissey yesterday revealed a recent cancer diagnosis. Via BBC News: The ex-Smiths star has recently battled bouts of ill health but revealed the cancer news during an email interview with Spanish newspaper El Mundo. “I have had four cancer-scrapings, but so what. If I die, I die,” he wrote. “If I don’t, then I don’t. As I sit here today ...

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PETA Creates Video For Morrissey

Stereogum reports: Morrissey has never been shy about any of his views, but he’s been an especially vocal advocate of animal rights over the past 30 years. The latest manifestation of this crusade is a PETA-produced animated video to be aired during Morrissey’s upcoming tour dates. As explained on YouTube, “The video takes viewers on a harrowing journey as they ...

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SAN JOSE: Morrissey Ends Tour-Opening Concert After Fans Rush The Stage

Stereogum recaps the mayhem: One of the old visual trademarks of a Morrissey show is that fans will rush onstage to hug him and he will go on singing, ignoring them, an apt visual metaphor for the way he’s conducted much of his career. But last night, it seems, some fans took it a bit far. Morrissey opened a North ...

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Morrissey At The Nobel Concert

Morrissey performed three numbers at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo on Thursday night. Stereogum ponders: His voice sounded strong, and he looked as engaged as he ever looked. But he still offered a few questions to puzzle out. For instance: Why was he wearing what appeared to be enormous wide-legged sweatpants? And why were all the members of ...

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Moz Book De-Gayed For US Release

Morrissey’s autobiography was launched stateside on Tuesday, but minus the part about his love affair with a man. The former The Smiths star published his hotly-anticipated autobiography in the U.K. in October (13), and the book hit headlines over a section in which the rocker confirms long-running rumours he had a relationship with snapper Jake Walters in the mid-1990s. The ...

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Morrissey Wishes You Happy Thankskilling

“Please ignore the abysmal example set by President Obama who, in the name of Thanksgiving, supports torture as 45 million birds are horrifically abused; dragged through electrified stun baths, and then have their throats slit. And President Obama laughs. Haha, so funny! As Ingrid Newkirk from PETA points out, turkey ‘meat’ is one of “our nation’s top killers”, causing heart-attacks ...

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The Greatest Album Of All Time?

According to Britain’s New Music Express, The Smith’s 1986 album, The Queen Is Dead, is the greatest of all time. In his number one best-selling book Autobiography, Morrissey attacks the NME and accuses the influential magazine of conspiring to “get” him. But it seems that any grudge once held by the alternative music publication’s staff has long since passed, as ...

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Morrissey On Margaret Thatcher

“Thatcher was not a strong or formidable leader. She simply did not give a shit about people, and this coarseness has been neatly transformed into bravery by the British press who are attempting to re-write history in order to protect patriotism. As a result, any opposing view is stifled or ridiculed, whereas we must all endure the obligatory praise for ...

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Quote Of The Day – Morrissey

“War, I thought, was the most negative aspect of male heterosexuality. If more men were homosexual, there would be no wars, because homosexual men would never kill other men, whereas heterosexual men love killing other men. They even get medals for it. Women don’t go to war to kill other women. Wars and armies and nuclear weapons are essentially heterosexual ...

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Johnny Marr – Upstarts

(Via Towleroad)

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