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MH370 and AirAsia mysteries trigger worldwide shortage of tin foil

30 December, 2014. 13:09 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact THE LATEST DISAPPEARANCE of an airliner is causing a worldwide shortage of tin foil as millions around the world begin fashioning hats made from the malleable metal. The hats have entered vogue with everyday people as the latest airline vanishing has made it socially acceptable to harbour even the most wild conspiracy. Traditionally,...

WOW! Revolutionary New iPhone App Helps Monitor Your Pathetic Messages To Girls

20 July, 2016 14:45 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT It's finally here, the app that thousands of young men and women have been waiting for, CREEPCHECK! A smartphone application created to help people "not sound like psychos" when texting their crushes. Have you ever sent a late-night message to a significant other that makes your cringe the next morning? The answer is probably yes....

Obama has finally commented on the Sony Hack – “James Franco is lame”

22 December, 2014. 06:24 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | [email protected] North Korea's hack of Sony Pictures was "cyber vandalism" and not an act of war, United States president Barack Obama says. Washington has blamed North Korea for a cyber security breach at Sony that led to the release of embarrassing emails and caused executives to halt the release of the madcap action film...

Betoota cowboy features on Humans of New York after meeting Hamish Blake

21 December, 2014. 14:03 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDER and Betoota local, Alex Whippett, has appeared on the global internet sensation Humans of New York - only a day after running in to Hamish Blake. Whippett was in town for the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Monster Energy Buck off at Madison Square Garden this week, where he placed...

Kanye West is dropping a surprise 2014 Christmas album next week

10 December, 2014. 12:14 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | [email protected] Kanye West has revealed the name and release date of his seventh studio album today, in a shock announcement on Chicago hip-hop station, WGCI 107.5 The album is set to be released in the very near future, by the end of next week in fact. "Ye has got something special for ya'll. It's a...

Bill Cosby Tells Judge “Alleged Victims Say The Darndest Things”

DARRYL SEYMOUR | Gossip Guru | CONTACT The Betoota Advocate can today reveal comedian Bill Cosby's first ever attempt to publicly address sexual assault allegations that have come to light over the last two years. Cosby, a former sitcom superstar and much-loved television host, has found decades of fame and fortune through his unique style of family-friendly comedy. The former TV Dad has gone...

Islamic State demands to be included in 2015 Cricket World Cup

Spokespeople for the Islamic State have stated that the Caliphate demands to be recognized as a cricketing nation and furthermore have called upon the International Cricket Council to award them O.D.I status in the lead up to the 2015 Cricket World Cup. The ICC World Cup is hosted ever four years, in 2011 it was hosted throughout the Indian subcontinent...

Betoota Flashback – The Advocate offends Royal Family

#ROYALFAMILY #BETOOTABLOOPER #Catholicism 30 October, 2014. 13:29 DARRYL SEYMOUR | Gossip Guru | [email protected] TODAY we dip into the archives and remember one of our more humorous blunders, thirty years ago to the day. As a cadet journalist at The Betoota Advocate in 1974, current Editor-at-Large, Clancy Overell made a mistake that he won't forget any time soon. Well before the days of...

Banksy arrest hoax was publicity stunt

21 October, 2014. 14:21 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-Large | [email protected] The widely-reported arrest the London-based artist last week was a publicity stunt, which aimed to outline the shortcomings of the modern news cycle. While Banksy has remained characteristically silent on the incident, sources close to the artist say that the hoax arrest is to be included in a new documentary - made...

Palmer in hot water over “fancy dress”

   EYND BLYTON | National News | [email protected] THE SAUDI Ambassador to Australia has expressed his disgust over Clive Palmer's choice to attend his own party dressed as a "friendly Muslim". The rogue hosted his annual "Jurassic Ball" at his infamous "Palmer Coolum Resort" on the Sunshine Coast last night. The function is a favourite on the Canberra social calender, where politicians let...

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