Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi

Despite what comedy leader of the free world Donald Trump may have said, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi probably didn’t die cowering from a cute dog like some gritty reboot of Air Bud. But he is dead, and he probably won’t be missed by too many of us. Iraq-born (his nom de guerre literally means “The One from Baghdad”), […]

Marieke Vervoort

Marieke Vervoort was diagnosed with a dystrophy of the spine when she was just 14, a condition that left her in a wheelchair and in agony for most of her adult life. However, she let her h8rs be her motiv8rs and started playing a number of paralympic sports, including basketball, triathlon and swimming. However, it […]

Julie Gibson

Referred to by some sources as “the oldest living celebrity” (an argument we’re not going to get into here) Julie Gibson no longer has a claim to the third of those words. She began her career in pre-war radio as a singer, before graduating on to the world of radio dramas and, subsequently, lower-budget movies. […]