Amazing things about January 25: » It was on this unhappy day in 1994 that our old mate Gillian Taylforth faced financial ruin after losing a libel case against The Sun. The newspaper had accused her of getting up (or going down) to all sorts in a layby. She was so horrified at the outcome that she collapsed with shock and had to be rushed to hospital. » Disney's 101 Dalmatians went on general release on this day in 1960. Cruella De Ville remains a lowculture heroine to this day. We firmly believe that if a woman so fabulous had wanted those puppies, they should have been handed right over. In a big sack. » On this day in 1999, MPs voted to lower the homosexual age of consent from 18 to 16, paving the way for a whole generation of randy gay teens to post all kinds of filth on the lowcultureforums. » Michelle McManus was riding high at the top of the singles charts on this day in 2004 with her hit... erm... what was it called again? » lowculture shares its birthday with Angela Thorne, aka Audrey's mate out of To The Manor Born, and gay rights bloke Peter Tatchell. Happy birthday to both of you!
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According to Marxist theory, cultural forms such as opera, classical music and the literary works of Shakespeare all fall under the heading of high culture. Low culture refers to a wide variety of cultural themes that are characterised by their consumption by the masses.
We might not be Marxists, but we do know we loved Footballers Wives. If you do too, you'll know what this is all about.