Mike Tyson’s yobbish antics at a press conference last week show he has a lot to learn about handling the media. The industry’s very own Nutty Professor, Don King – a carnival huckster barely bettered since the days of PT Barnum – is firmly established as the ringmaster supreme.
Monthly Archives: January 2002
Dollar signs are guaranteed to stiffen up interest in the limpest of stories, and so it proved this week. Apparently, the glorious, gorgeous, stunning, mysterious, sexy, charismatic and talented (etc etc) cracker that is Catherine Zeta Jones, has signed a five-year film deal worth $54m. Not bad, eh?
The Daily Mail is now the official drug capital of Fleet Street. According to the Mail, one in 10 people entering the UK from Jamaica is a hired mule stuffed with 100 condoms of cocaine which is subsequently released onto the British market by laxative-toting Yardies.