Your are viewing a read-only archive of the old DiS boards. Please hit the Community button above to engage with the DiS !
A friend of mine once pooed on the carpet of a house belonging to an act managed by Colin Roberts.
im almost not ashamed of it anymore.
day and she said that her father, and thus my grandad, once borrowed a barrel of beer from the pub down the road, which was owned by Roy Wood of Wizzard.
QUOTE IT RIGHT. Women: not funny.
that was good enough. GO FUCK YOURSELF.
who was in the child choir on the record of I Wish It Could Be Christmas every day. However, she wasn't on Top of the Pops, as they used a different school choir for that.
with wizzard's keyboardist's son, who incidentally is mile's hunt's cousin.
They didn't like the sweetcorn soup.
once turned down Billie Piper 'because she had big lips'
But in a much less crass manner
once scared snooker player Mark Williams with an ice-cream
I used to go to see Southampton play with the family of the lead singer of Wire
I served Keith Chegwin when working in a toy shop
in a restraunt in town quay and Matt le tissier came in but walked out when we told him he had to have a jacket potatoe cause the fryers were broke
5 minutes after Norman Wisdom had been in there.
how did you know?
I was about 9 or 10 and I didn't have a clue who Norman Wisdom was. The guy was from India, and apparently Norman Wisdom is massive in India! He was literally like "this is the proudest moment of my life!". Really funny.
from Paul McGrath, who was signing keyrings with his face on for free in my local car dealership place.
as "signing keyrings with his face", and wondered what was wrong with his hands
the daughter of former Aston Villa utility man Allan Evans.
Wedgewood Rooms, the singer man snogged my friends little sister - she was 14!
Also, when Menswear played the Wedgewood Rooms, after soundcheck I delivered some sandwiches there and they asked where they could go shopping so I took them to Loco and Chris bought some cords. Beat that.
at the cinema!
Did he die?
from me. Well, my childhood home, anyway. Out of rehab, into the boozer, DEAD.
apart from White Town!
on Mark Morris from The Bluetones (ok, I still do).
& Trotsky's secretary used to live in my dad's flat before we lived there.
Also, the guy that lived there before us was called Dr. AXE-HEAD.
the singer from the automatic (not pennie) was standing behind me in hmv one day. i didn't see what he was buying.
i exhchanged some banter with a guy from the needles who works in a shop in glasgow.
i had my picture taken with kapil of the mystery jets and henry signed my ticket.
those are pretty good actually.
you are either of those two birds.
kneel...silence please... are you ready for this thread's zenith?
from Borehamwood where I let Paul King:
get on before me. On reaching Kentish Town, I approached the doors, ready to alight, while King remained on the train. A gentleman was about to get on but instead, stood back and allowed me to get off.
It was Ram John Holder:
who either of those people are?!
don't know Paul King though.
My mums friends daughter is friends with van morrisons partners daughter.
I went to school with Phil Lynotts niece.
My dad used to go out with Enyas sister - who is a member of Clannad.
My uncle is friends with the mum of one of 'the music'
someone on my road knew one of the edge's daughters and so i hung out with her for a whole one time in the park.
my mate's mum used to live next door to Colm Meaney - him of The Commitments and Star Trek TNG fame.
And my dad used to play on the wing for London Irish in the 80's.
of Crystal maze fame opened a local school fete, and I stood there whilst my dad chatted about antiques to him. He scared me.
does that count?
one was the singer, don't know which one the other one was.
beside an old coot in a Chinese shop in Shepherds Bush waiting for some vegetarian noodles, who keeps elbowing me in the ribs as he turns the pages of his London Lite.
Eventually the woman brought them out, and me and the old bugger grabbed for them at the same time. Just as I'm about to say something to this rib-poking bastard, I realize it's Mick Jones. I magnanimously let him take them away - ignoring the fact that they were clearly his since he was there before me - and find it weird that I could sit there for 10 minutes without realizing who it was.
Moral of this convoluted story = I was in the Clash.
is ex-Gardener's World presenter Anne Swithenbank.
is that a claim to fame?
and a friend of a friend did sexy things with dev.
just sam to go!
I mentioned in another thread, we happened across pauline fowler, surrounded by loads of old men, drinking a gin and tonic and smoking a fag in a cigarette holder!
A friend of mine saw Richard Ayoade off Garth Marenghi's Darkplace and The IT Crowd in the same arthouse cinema three times in three weeks.
woman opposite me is friends with the Klaxons family, and my sister-in-law is best friends with the girlfriend of the lead bloke from the Twang
David Prowse, Darth Vader himself!, casually walked in and had a look around. I got my picture with him and everything.
It was a day long remembered....
and sitting at the table next to George Best and didn't even realise until I saw him leaving. Gutted!
has been asked out by Boney M's son. Twice.
against future NBA player Tariq Abdul-Wahad...
so you can dredge this post up in 5 years or so, eh lyle?
and was a NBA player 10 years later.
He isn't anymore.
I'm feeling so old...
West Brom left back Neil Clement's brother.
This same auntie was in the background of a scene of the film 'Supergirl' refereeing a basketball game.
Glenthorne huh?! Sutton Common Road represent (I used to live well near there!)
awesome - i live just down the road from there.
the backing band of boy george from the 80s hahaha its really shit mind and i never use it!
also i was in college with mandy from hollyoaks, she was in my english class and was a 1st class snob haha
caught boy george stealing cheese from her shop, just a few months ago!
is Alex Garland's cousin.
from kasabian's mum is a dinner lady at the school in my town, she's friends with my aunty.
once used my nan's toilet during a charity golf round.
Once chauffeured Chris Moyles and Emma B to The Brits. Chris didn't tip but Emma did.
Last year at truck my friends and I were approached by a steward who tried to buy drugs off of us for one of the bands :) Unfortunately we didn't have enough to sell.
almost came to a bbq at my parents house once!
AT MY SCHOOL BATTLE OF THE BANDS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
this is the best one so far!
then he saw you. uh oh :(.
I could bring off Damon Hill with my face.
lives down the road from me.
to the bloke who played O'Donnell in This Life.
he must live in Cirencester.
once tripped over my outstretched leg at a Ben Christophers gig. Edith Bowman was with him and she cracked up laughing. Talking of Edith Bowman, we walked out of a Muse gig behind her back in 2000 and she gave us her aftershow passes. We were 16 at the time, had school the next day, and were covered in sweat, so we gave them to my mate's older sister :-(
with ryan from the oc and al pacino....coming soon!!!
was previously used by Zara Phillips of being royal fame. She didn't own it though, she loaned it from the saddlery for several months while her specially hand-made one was being hand-made.
Monica Lewinsky's right breast IN THE FLESH. It was white and vainy.
is real madrid substitute goal keeper diego lopez.
always have to be related to fucking second best :(
was cousins with ex-Arsenal winger Marc Overmars.
she didn't suck my cock. But...she was staying at a health famr where I worked and she was reading a book called 'Sucker' during her stay. No shit.
which previously belonged to Alex from Hurricane #1.
drove Tiger Lilly and Pixie Geldof to the beach on his motorbike.
DJ Carl Cox
British Soul singer Lynden David Hall (RIP)
Massive titted slag Lynsey Dawn McKenzie
What a lovely school.
What's the emoticon for an awkwardly-timed snort of laughter?
with Micah Richards
You fucking racist. I hope you rot in hell.
somehow knows mike diver of drowned in sound fame.
and vice versa. maybe?
my girlfriend is a direct descendent of John Dudley
and if fucking Mary Tudor hadn't killed him, there's a minute possibility that she would have been queen of england now, and I would thus be prince phillip.
if it WAS this one, kudos.
once flirted with Jet from Gladiators. I'd never before been so in awe of my dad.
fuck my mum.
I knew your face looked familiar.
that give it away. and my habit of not forgetting the joker.
and wander past these, like a judge at a county fair marrow-growing contest, and hand out a blue ribbon for the most pathetic grasp at fame
once complimented me on my impression of Loyd Grossman.
He'd be a great Grandad. He replied with 'steady on'.
was a corn merchant, and one of his main clients was Kevin Keegan.
was Kevin Keegan buying that much corn?
I wished I'd asked him before he died!
I think I remember my dad telling me that Kevin Keegan lived in Hampshire and owned a farm though so that was probably it.
Little Chris said i had a jaw like a man on myspace.
is a regular in my local. i've played darts with him (i lost), played guitar with him in earshot, and occassionally nod at him in recognition. who wants to touch me?
(you'd know him if you saw him.. he was the lead singer of the band in Phoenix Nights on Friday)
i also went to primary school with William Roache's son (druid high priest/Ken Barlow), and my art teacher was friends at uni with Adam of 'The Adam & Joe Show' fame
He's a legend.
she fancied Tim Healy for a long time.
I saw Pat Sharp queuing to get on The Beast at Alton Towers once (no twins in sight)
Also, my uncle went to school with Mark Hughes. And I went to the same school as Tim Vincent.
No one would admit to being in a Bloc Party video.
'Wanker' at Thierry Henry.
that was me. So now I've finally found you you should probably think about drawing up a will.
at the ice cream stand at a Mighty Boosh gig.
I also met some twats from Fame Academy outside a Kings of Leon gig. How good am I?
And my friend's dad's son is Man Utd's 2nd choice Under 18 goalkeeper. Cashback!
And my Grandma is friends with ex-Arsenal player Eddie McGoldrick.
your friends brother?
is going out with a member of Guapo.
My dad used to play against Steve Kember for school football.
I served Lily Allen and Miquita.
Ask me again after Lostprophets play work next week....
in Tenerife we were regulars at the rok bar owned by the drummer of The Skids.
He was an apologetic racist.
there's a good chance that my dad taught ian curtis (very possibly music too if it was compulsory back then at kings)
as a child i shook prince charles' hand but made sure to wipe my palm down the crack of my ass before i shook it
my dad also helped fred the weatherman (from the big jumpy map thing on this morning) make/write a pop song years ago
i told arthur lee from love the way to a cafe in manchester
i repeatedly high-fived erlend oye when very drunk (both of us) in a club in berlin
used to teach David Beckham and told him not to take up football, but concentrate on running.
I saw Kevin Eldon and Julia Davis at an Acoustic Ladyland gig last year.
called me a little shit at reading in 2004 (Y)
and are you?
bearing in mind in 6'5, but i suppose i was being a twat bearing in mind i had just finished my GCSE's ha
several spring rolls from my hand.
she politely declined.
the chauffer for Diana Dors. Back sometime ago in the 80's we had the Sun newspaper at our door asking if my Dad was having an affair with her. He wasn't but they did a bloody story about it.
in the same queue as Mark Hughes and Matt Le Tissier in Dillons in southampton.
My friend was once a member of the same gym as Jasper Carrots son.
My brother was in the same year at school as one of Hundred Reasons.
was a very famous culture critic in the 50s-60s and friends with Jacques Brel
Him and my grandmother were eating at the Brel's one night and Jacques was having trouble to find a name that sounded good in the song he had just written. My grandfather suggested Madeleine as that was his mother's name. And that worked fine.
So Madeleine by Brel is my great grand mother!
although this is not that convoluted and actually VERY impressive. what was your grandfathers full name?
he was a theater and music critic for "le petit vingtieme", which was a very famous cultural review at the time
I've got a lot of pictures of him and my grandma having Brel, Brassens and Ferré for supper (seperately though)
he was also responsible for a couple of articles that launched a very famous belgian artist's career (because they were published in parisian newspapers afterwards and he drew attention from them), but not too proud of that one ;-)
a gig by a commercially successful band much disliked in theses parts. The lead singer asked my friend if he had any 'hard drugs'. Im pretty sure I was talking to them at the same time but i was really drunk and didnt hear about it till the next day.
guessing it would be liablous if i said the band/person.
I did some presenting for the kids' wildlife show Owl TV - and so I was privileged to work with the lovely Michaela Strachan, and got to be briefly on telly.
I also got bitten on the arse by a rockhopper penguin in Belfast Zoo.
she's friends with the manager of the Klaxons, knows DJ Yoda's parents... and Russell Watson is on her agencies books (apparently, quite unsuprisingly, he's a complete douche).
I got given a poetry prize by Bill Oddie. BILL ODDIE.
when I was in Our Price in Richmond I smiled at David Attenborough who was buying blank cassetets
I once played a gig supported by the son of the Duke Spirit's manager.
stayed at my flat and i took them to look for travel adaptors at stretford arndale the morning after.
killdozer also stayed once
and joey ramones brother
and one of my best friends is john from gorky's
and i gave drugs to kim deal
and kelly deal knitted a bag for my girlfriend.
and i have a funny story involving cerys matthews
do i win?
Shauna Lowry's feet at a charity do.
Rugby Special in about 1997, getting hit in the face by a Rob Andrew conversion at London Irish.
Bet you won't make THAT mistake again.
I know that in my heart of hearts, I will probably end up doing something useful again at some point. :(
having a life...
at a flat that Owen from hotchip had just moved into.
i went with bobbyG and on the tube someone had left a porn mag which we took along as a kind of house warming present.
It disappeared at somepoint during the party and later on was found 'used' in the toilets.
THEY WERE NOT HAPPY I TELL THEE
in the street.
did you piss on him?
I got security to follow a man picking up loads of CDs in the shop I worked in. Scruffy coat, cap pulled down over his face etc. He got to the counter, and it was Hugh Grant.
DJed a house party and the Rakes came, and one of their stupid girlfriends kept yelling 'play the fucking Klaxons' in an annoying quasi-Scottish accent.
My gf had her picture taken with Rolf Harris when she was three.
I was once on BBC Southwest news holding my teddy bear. My mum has a picture of the TV when I was on.
Sarah Brightman's son.
my mum was in the year above her at the same school.
i got taught by a few of the teachers she based some of her characters on.
My nextdoor neighbour is friends with the woman that was James Hunt's wife.
If that doesn't impress, this will:
I was on SMTV:Live once.
Jumping up and down on the sofa in the middle at the beginning of the show, joining in with "Its cooooooooomin' 'ome, Its cooooooooomin' 'ome...etc", wearing a Newcastle shirt they supplied me with, whilst high on the stupid amouts of Haribo they also supplied. Cat Deeley has a hairy face, which begs the question...?
once lent me a scarf for an evening. he wore said scarf in the video for So Here We Are
my brother is marc almond's djing tour manager
my step brother used to be sven goran erikson
John Lennon borrowed my dads boots in 1961 and never gave him them back. He also owed him £5.
"Ben" from Michael's Exciting Life
taught Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe
what my claims to fame are.
I have had doobies with general saint and the shamen.
I have been told to **** off by Siobahn Fahey and jasper carrot.
Ooohh huggy bear put his arm around me.
plus many more obscure tenuous stuff
Ricky from the Kieser Chefs!!!
and another semi-friend (friend of my girlfriends) who once, this is quite good actually, chucked Ricky out of her bed (she changed minds that she wanted to sleep with him0, told him he had,
"no poetry in his soul" (lol)
and then chucked him out of her house, thus letting her cat escape, and then made him come back to help her find her cat!
ha ha ha
he brought them a drink in the hotel, he was a bit boring and ordinary apparently.
MRs Knees and the above sisterr in law met the two famous housemartins
you know the one that formed the beautiful sounth and fatboyslim, they asked if they could kip down at theirs (in the parents house....platonic)
They said no
and Grandpere has a street named after him in Paris or some major European city...can't remember which. Also my dad did house removals for George Michael.
What's your grandpere's name?
had an ex called John who was some kind of film company exec, who once went out with Diana Ross.
So, if Diana Ross - my ex's ex's ex -had had any STDs, I would probably have caught them.
Also, Joel Gibb of the Hidden Cameras once threw a box of matches at me.
my mum's friend's brother is the bassist in travis
My mum's mum's half brother's son's son plays for celtic. or did play for celtic. Macnamara or something.
mate's uncle is BBC footie commentator Ian Gwyn Hughes. I also have a plectrum that Eric Clapton played with.
I've got a variety of things.
Some members of my family own this and are worth hundreds of millions.
I don't get any money from it. Buckaroo
bought their Jam recipe off a relative of mine.
...Used to be the Dylan's health visitor when Peaches and that other one were little. I tried telling Peaches this when my band played Trekstock last year, but because I was ratherrr drunk, I told some other blonde girl instead.
who's dog's former owenr bought a coffee table off someone who's cousin's friend's sister once met a bloke who owned a shop where one of the regular customers owned a villa in spain which was once driven past by a man who's wife's uncle's doctor's cousin's wife's sister's friend's husband's accountant's cardiologist's favourite prostitue shat on John Brainlove's foot for a fiver.
whilst in hospital following a motorbike fall, found herself on a bed in the ward, with Gary Glitter on the next bed...
in a jackie chan film in hong kong and didnt know what he looked like,he was stood next to me....all look the same to me
works with one of girls who got into the final stage on Popstars: The Rivals, where the prospective Girls Aloud lived in a house, but she quit because she hated the fact that they were "owned" by the producers/record companies etc.
He plays for Hartleool United, for all you non-football fans.
a friend of mine have a blazing argument about t-shirts with K.T Tunstall's manager at a festival we were working at.
I've actually got loads of crap stories like this involving the same mate.
went to KT Tunstall's wedding
My brother used to do bodyguard work for Madonna.
A friend of an friend had several Los Campesinos songs written about her.
I once queue-jumped into a Tortoise set at ATP thanks to an acquaintance being mates with Bat For Lashes.
Guy I used to sit next to in Year 7's dad once dated Kate Bush.
Was forced to accompany my Mum as she was taking my Sister to the auditions and I was booting off at having to sit around bored, the casting people liked my ability to be petulant and wanted me to read for the part of the kid who is in a wheelchair. I refused to do it (due to petulance).
My Uncle played Volleyball for England.
My other Uncle is a BAFTA winner & former Daily Mail columnist (he doesn't hate people who are different from him, though).
A mate of mine used to be drum tech for Madness.
My fiancee came second (steady on...) on the Weakest Link.
is the step brother of the singer from King Adora.
The guy who used to live upstairs from me was sucked up a tube in a McCoys advert because he bumped into a dukebox and Puppy Love came on.
I once gave the drummer from Slash's band a lift to his hotel.
he's my nan's cousin or something.
Liam Gallagher once complimented me on my choice of shoes.
I used to live with the lead singer of Everything Everything.
My Nan used to be best friends with Nicole/Natalie Appleton's Gran.
My mum knows Mick Jones of the Clash's mum
My gran once smashed Joe Brown's head in with her handbag and knew Dirk Bogarde, apparently
My band angered the Smashing Pumpkins with a filesharing prank that got reported in the NME on a slow news day. They sent us a message on MySpace and I later apologised at a signing session. where Jimmy laughed at me.
Oh and I met the drummer from Bush twice. Yaaaay...
or something like that?
People would sometimes come up to me and say "I saw your mum on the TV!" And I'd reply "Oh yeah? What was she talking about?" And every time they'd be all "Dunno. Saw your mum though."
My Mum used to work with contemporary composers including Reich, Glass, Stockhausen, John Cage, Arvo Part, Xenakis etc.
One of my friends at university won the Chinese X Factor.
I recently worked with a girl who's Grandad invented Ribena.
Currently working with a girl who's uncle came up with the Duckworth-Lewis method in cricket (forget which one is her uncle).
thought it was convoluted but impressive...I blame being really overtired.
is the drummer out of Russell Crowe's band 30 Odd Foot of Grunts.
OK, so who wants to fuck me
he appreciated me calling him a legend
and if I hadn't scanned them and sent them to him, that song could have ended up being quite different.
With what I know about the backdoor dealings involving Paul Holmes and several high profile media broadcasters, including TVNZ, through personal encounters and carry on, myself and several others have enough evidence to tip-off one of the biggest media related scandals this country has seen.
with the niece of Rick Moranis from little shop of horrors, honey i shrunk the kids et al
and watched Cate Blanchett acting the twat with some friends at a nearby table