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Cool: Timelapse video shows Prague metro working at full capacity to transport fans away from Saturday night’s Robbie Williams show in Letnany (FB) [Facebook Post]

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Prague’s 10 Most Famous Expats

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Do you have a star on PraguePig.com’s stock photo of a walk of fame? (Credit: Christian Haugen)

So Prague didn’t turn out to be the Left Bank of the ’90s, or the 2000s, or the 2010s but that doesn’t mean the expat scene is short of talented people doing notable things.

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Thieves break into Jaromir Jagr’s car in Florida and steal his beloved Hana Zagorova CDs [Facebook Post]

Here’s what #68 was missing until composer Karel Svoboda came to his rescue: “Smes hitu” (“Hit Mix”) by Hana Zagorova. Either way you look at it, a crime against music 😉

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How many of Blesk’s 43 Czechs “the world is talking about” do you know?

A screenshot of the Blesk article on 43 Czechs the whole world is talking about

Perhaps because it was a slow news day, Blesk recently published a list of “43 Czechs the world is talking about.”

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The Complete and Definitive Guide to the Very Best Czech Music of All Time

Image shows cover art for the Complete and Definitive Guide to the Very Best Czech Music of All Time 8tracks mix

PraguePig.com loves you so much, he’s made you a compilation of his favourite Czech songs:
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The sad, inevitable death of Iveta Bartošová

Iveta Bartošová and her suicide note

The queen of the Czech tabloids is dead.

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Know your Czech celebrity: Leoš Mareš

Leoš Mareš

Good looks and easy charm have made Leoš Mareš a star, but it’s the radio and TV presenter’s colourful social life that fascinates the Czech Republic’s tabloid media.

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2013 Updates (NSFW)

2013 PraguePig.com Updates

Andrea Scheansová; Radek Štěpánek & Petra Kvitová; Ania Lisewska; Petr Kramný

A round-up of new developments in some of PraguePig.com’s most popular stories from last year, including the Polish woman who wants to have sex with 100,000 men, the therapist who moonlighted as a porn star, and the new Czech citizenship test.

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Censorship scandal as rapper Řezník is secretly removed from Český slavík music award vote

Censorship scandal as rapper Řezník is secretly removed from Český slavík music award vote

Usually a tedious affair, the Český slavík (“Czech Nightingale”) music awards are the centre of an unlikely scandal revolving around horrorcore rapper Řezník.

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Know Your Czech Celebrity: Iveta Bartošová

Iveta Bartošová

Writing about Czech tabloids without mentioning Iveta Bartošová is a bit like writing about Hamlet without mentioning Hamlet.

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