posted by davidt on Thursday January 21 2010, @12:00PM
Kieran Turner writes:
Please visit the page for our upcoming feature documentary "Jobriath A.D." about 70s glam rock singer Jobriath. It would be great if you could post this link for the Morrissey fans on here, as I'm sure they would be interested in hearing about it. The link is for our kickstarter page, which also includes a link within to our facebook fan page. Thanks much.
posted by davidt on Thursday January 21 2010, @12:00PM
Kewpie sends the link to the post in the forums by scottishblood (via Morrissey reddit):

Just saw this trailer for the new George Clooney film "Up in the air". The music is a cover of "Lost" sung by Lisa Redford I don't really like it, Morrissey would have been so much better.

Starring: George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick
From Jason Reitman, the Oscar nominated director of Juno, comes a comedy called Up in the Air starring OscarĀ® winner George Clooney as Ryan Bingham, a corporate downsizing expert whose cherished life on the road is threatened just as he is on the cusp of reaching ten million frequent flyer miles and just after he's met the frequent-traveler woman of his dreams.

'Lost' written by Morrissey performed by Lisa Redford
posted by davidt on Thursday January 21 2010, @12:00PM
Uncleskinny writes:
Posted in the forums... it's from the famously irreverent UK magazine Viz, which I bought yesterday...

Morrissey - the new Viz character

From the latest issue, in which Viz poke fun about the Liverpool incident...
posted by davidt on Thursday January 21 2010, @12:00PM
An anonymous person writes:
Hi, not sure if this is relevant to this site but this girl has a pretty cool idea. she's singing every Smiths song and she has a pretty good voice too. I found out about it through because she posted a link in a morrissey forum. not sure it it's news worthy but it's interesting!
posted by davidt on Thursday January 21 2010, @12:00PM
jimmotherwell writes:
Morrissey mentioned in William Gibson novel
Morrissey is mentioned in the William Gibson novel Spook Country. The fictional heroine is the former lead singer with the band Curfew, she has since became a journalist and is caught by Cuban spies whilst investigating a story, one of the protagonists on realising she is a pop star exclaims `at least it`s not Morrissey`

I think Morrissey would have approved.
zieggla writes:
Morrissey on WRS
WORLD RADIO SWITZERLAND has chosen "When last time I spoke to Carol" for its playlist. The song went on its "On the edge" section, which means it can be heard aproximately ten times a week.

All the best songs of Morrissey solo and The Smiths are also played regularly on the station programmes. To go and check it out :
An anonymous person writes:
SnowWatch on TV - "Oscillate Wildly" played
It's hardly a "scoop" - but turned on SnowWatch for a bit of wildlife news and was chuffed to hear Oscillate Wildly!!!
posted by davidt on Thursday January 21 2010, @12:00PM
KarenMorrissey writes:
Last year while Morrissey was playing at the Pageant anything related with meat around him, not even a hot dog stand. Thanks to Morrissey, the Pageant is now nominated for "Best Concert Venue" by peta2.

full story:

Vegans Who Aren't Morrissey Also Love the Pageant - Riverfront Times
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