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Morrissey Lands Literary Dishonour

The former The Smiths frontman was hit with a slew of scathing reviews from critics following the book's release in September (15), with one reviewer branding the novel "utter garbage". He drew...

Morrissey's 'Bulbous Salutation' Earns 'List Of The Lost' The Bad Sex In Fiction Prize

Morrissey’s debut novel ‘List of the Lost’ has received the dubious honour of the Bad Sex in Fiction award at a ceremony in London.The former Smiths singer’s first novel, which followed his 2013 ‘Autobiography’, was...

Don't Just Pray For Cancer-stricken Lil Boosie, Pray For These Stars Too

As if Lil Boosie didn't have enough to deal with having just been released from prison, the rapper has now revealed that he's been diagnosed with kidney cancer as he pleads with fans to pray...

Universal Bosses: 'Morrissey's Paris Snub Accusation Is Hurtful And Wrong'

The former The Smiths frontman planned to reissue his 2009 single I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris to show solidarity with the French capital in the aftermath of the horrifying slaughter earlier this...

Morrissey At War With Universal Over Planned Paris Tribute

The former The Smiths star wants to re-release his 2009 single I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris to show solidarity with the French capital following the slaughter earlier this month (Nov15) that left...

Five Examples Of Pop Stars Becoming Authors

Eagle-eyed indie fans will have seen the hilarious news that Morrissey has been nominated for the ‘Bad Sex Award’ by The Literary Review this week. His first fictional work ‘List of the Lost’, arriving two...

Morrissey Is Frontrunner For 'Bad Sex Award' With Debut Novel 'List Of The Lost'

Morrissey’s debut debut novel, List Of The Lost, has been nominated for one of the most un-coveted prizes in fiction, the ‘Bad Sex Award’ from The Literary Review. The annual awards honour the "most egregious...

Morrissey Receives Embarrassing Literary Nomination For Debut Novel

The former The Smiths frontman received scathing reviews from critics when he released the book in September (15), and many took issue with the sex scenes, including the passage: "Ezra's howling mouth and...

James Franco Signs Record Deal For The Smiths Inspired Album

Actor James Franco and his band Daddy have signed a record deal to release an album and film inspired by The Smiths. The album will be titled Let Me Get What I Want in reference...

Morrissey Bites Back At Book Critics

The former The Smiths star released List of the Lost, his first published work of fiction, in September (15) but it met with overwhelmingly negative reviews, with most critics and many fans of...

Johnny Marr Vows To Keep Memoir Fun

The Smiths frontman released his life story, titled Autobiography, in 2013, and within weeks, guitarist Marr had inked a deal to write his own book. Morrissey's tome received huge critical praise for...

Australian Politician Writes To Morrissey And Brigitte Bardot Over Cat Cull

The veteran French actress, who is a longtime campaigner on animal welfare issues, recently penned an open letter to Australia's environment minister Greg Hunt criticising plans to rid the country of two million...

Ashley Benson Apologises Over Cecil The Lion Costume

In the picture, the Pretty Little Liars star was shown wearing a bodysuit and a large, furry headdress, and the caption made a reference to the lion which was killed in Zimbabwe earlier...

Morrissey Airport Row Footage Emerges

The former The Smiths star hit headlines in July (15) when he lodged an official complaint with the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) alleging he was groped during a 'pat-down' search. He...

Stars Recreated With Food For Vegetarian Day

Prudence Staite has used only vegetables to produce images of meat-dodging stars as part of an awareness campaign by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). Other famous faces in the...

Morrissey's Novel Branded Gibberish By Critics

The singer scored a huge hit with his 2013 memoir, Autobiography, but has failed to impress with his first work of fiction, List of the Lost. The book is about a 1970s...

Morrissey's Debut Novel Slammed As 'Unpolished Turd'

Morrissey's debut novel has been slated as an ''unpolished turd of a book'' in its first review. The 56-year-old musician's 'List of the Lost' received a withering put down from The Guardian's critic Michael Hann,...

Morrissey Set For U.k. Live Return Weeks After 'Final' Concerts

The former The Smiths frontman stunned fans earlier this month (Sep15) when he announced he will probably never perform in his native Britain again following two concerts in London this week (ends27Sep15)....

Stereophonics Wouldn't Do Smiths Cover Because They Eat Too Much Meat

The Stereophonics' Kelly Jones has admitted they would never do a Smiths cover because they ''eat too much meat.'' The 41-year-old frontman has ruled out doing a rendition of one of the vegetarian rock band's...

Morrissey Calls On David Cameron To Resign Over Pig Storm

Cameron has made headlines around the world over sensational claims in a new book by the U.K.'s Lord Ashcroft accusing him of putting part of his anatomy into a dead pig during a...

Morrissey Gig Hit By Power Cut

The former The Smiths star, who announced last week (ends20Sep15) that he is unlikely to ever perform in the U.K. again once his current tour ends, is playing a two-night residency at the...

Tim Burgess Offers Morrissey Record Deal

Singer Morrissey sparked speculation last week (ends20Sep15) that he is preparing to retire after announcing it is unlikely he will ever perform in his native U.K. again following a show in London on...

Morrissey Says Upcoming London Shows Are Likely To Be His Last

Morrissey has said that his forthcoming London dates are likely to be the last time he ever plays in the UK. The former Smiths frontman, who released album World Peace Is None of Your Business...

Morrissey To Quit U.k. Gigs

The former The Smiths star has been without a label since August last year (14) when he parted from Capitol Music and Harvest Records, and he has spoken frequently since about the lack...

Morrissey's Plea To Close Beagle-breeding Facility

Morrissey has joined forces with PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) to try to close a beagle-breeding facility.The outspoken rocker has written a letter to UK Home Secretary Theresa May to stop the...

Morrissey Urges U.k. Home Secretary To Halt Dog Farm

The former The Smiths frontman is backing a campaign by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to oppose an application for a licence to open up the breeding facility in Yorkshire,...

Morrissey Predicts U.k. Politician Will Be Murdered

Corbyn shocked political commentators in the U.K. when he was elected Leader of the Opposition over the weekend (12-13Sep15), with many predicting a short-lived tenure because of his socialist leanings. He has...

Morrissey Savages Australian Pm Over Cat-kill Plan

Officials Down Under announced last month (Jul15) that they were "declaring war" on wild felines in order to preserve dozens of native species they claim are under threat from the predators. However,...

Morrissey Snubs Music Award

The former The Smiths star revealed last month (Jul15) that he had been honoured with the Gold Medal Award by members of the Philosophical Society at Trinity College in Dublin. However, he...

Morrissey To Release Debut Novel

Publishers at Penguin Books will confirm an exact on sale date this coming week. List of the Lost will initially be available in the UK, Ireland, Australia, India, New Zealand and South Africa....

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