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Submitted 10-07-12 11:41
“I’m always working on building my brand. Next I want to be able to do my own hotels, nightclubs and restaurants. And I want to get more into real estate, which is my family heritage.” (Hello Magazine)
Paris Hilton looks to a career beyond superstar DJing.
"Many powerful people are boring as shit. And you think, yawn, yawn.” (Guardian: http://bit.ly/MMgGUO )
Former British ambassador to the US Sir Christopher Meyer insists powerful people are just as ‘ghastly’ as ordinary people.
“It’s not something I’m proud of and I don’t think it’s news any more, to be honest.” (Daily Telegraph: http://bit.ly/QNA8Sp )
Former wannabe DJ turned hotly tipped rising star Labour MP Chuka Umunna, 31, becomes the latest leading politician to admit to using drugs in his youth (cannabis).
"I did serious drugs and it messed with my head." (BBC)
As former EMI press officer turned hotly tipped rising star Conservative MP Louise Mensch talks of her own ‘hard drug’ experiences on BBC’s Question Time.
“Our imaginations are naturally constrained by what we see around us, and the conventional wisdom has been that life needs water and is carbon-based.
But some researchers are doing exciting work, playing with ideas such as silicon-based life forms.” (Daily Telegraph: http://bit.ly/Rqrny2 )
Leading space scientist Dr Maggie Alderin-Pocock reveals that aliens almost certainly do exist and ‘they look like huge jellyfish’.
“The judge made the decision based on exaggerated evidence and more than 75 families will be made unemployed because of this. When we took over 18 months ago we began a crusade to contact residents and hear their concerns. We hope to bring a judicial review of the judge’s decision.” (Camden New Journal: http://bit.ly/N58i2Q )
A spokesman for London’s “Den and Centro” (formerly known as The End), which was shut last week after cops branded it a ‘crime generator’.
“In terms of burnout, you have people in the music industry that fall away [after] they have their moment… it’s important to embrace new technology, new media, and be a part of it. You may not like certain things but you need to be aware of it.” (TechCrunch: http://tcrn.ch/Me26b5 )
Paul Oakenfold shares one of the secrets of his enduring success.
"I don't think I ever batted an eyelid about standing in a field all night for 18 hours dancing, it seemed the most normal thing in the world. You didn't want to go home, you had nothing to go home to. Thinking about it now gives me goosebumps." (Independent: http://ind.pn/LDwO7C )
Noel Gallagher recalls the first wave of raves in the UK.
There's nowhere to hide when you are a DJ. You are alone, very alone. It's like singing in front of the mirror, but in front of a room full of people who want it to be the best night they've ever had.” (Guardian: http://bit.ly/OphCCv )
Guardian journalist/ London scene DJ Hanna Hanra suggests Paris Hilton still has a few DJ tricks to learn.
“There's nothing wrong with trying to shed a few pounds pre-holiday, but Brits shouldn't feel intimidated and think that everyone will expect them to have a body like Mark Wright - truth be told we're more likely to see beer bellies than six packs on the sand!" (MarketWatch.com; http://on.mktw.net/LTrlxW )
MoneySupermarket's travel expert Bob Atkinson comments on research showing that one in four men go to the gym and one in five diet before holidays to get a ‘beach body’
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