Monthly Archives: January 2007

Sienna Miller and Hayden Christensen Not “Faking It”

OK, so my friend Tanya Bower sent me an email with just a URL and subject line that said simply “Sick.” I clicked the URL; I couldn’t imagine it being THAT bad.

Who Loves The Sun? Racists, Maybe???

OK, this is soooo wrongheaded, I almost mistook it for self-satire. On the front page of today’s issue of The Sun, a group of children of differing ethnicities hold signs bearing racial slurs.

Harry Potter Like You’ve REALLY Never Seen Him Before

If you watched Extras last night, you saw him fling an unrolled condom on Dame Diana Rigg‘s head. If that didn’t completely and utterly sully his family-friendly image, check out some photos of Daniel Radcliffe promoting …

Kaiser Chiefs’ Ricky Wilson Reminisces About That Hit-and-Run

Was it a pissed-off Arctic Monkeys fan who did it? That’s what Ricky Wilson of Kaiser Chiefs jokes to Pitchfork.

American Stars Don’t Shine in British Theater, Says UK Playwright

Kevin Spacey is one of the few American stars who can project his voice in the theater, says UK playwright Sir Alan Ayckbourn to The Times. But most London-bound Hollywood stars don’t know the first thing about stage acting …

Oprah Gives Corinne Bailey Rae Her Midas Touch

When Oprah Winfrey laid her magic hands upon the supple shoulders of Corinne Bailey Rae, it was a done deal. Bailey Rae made an appearance on the January 16th episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show, and the affable British chanteuse …

British Soaps vs. American Soaps: It’s War!

The posters over at Soap Opera Network are all a-tizzy about the following YouTube clip, which unfavorably compares American soap operas to British soap operas. It’s from a BBC Four show titled Charlie Brooker’s …

Cue Babs and Donna…Team Heather Mills Says “Enough Is Enough”

She always dreamed she’d find that perfect lover, but he turned out to be like every other geriatric billionaire ex-Beatle with lawyers that rival most nations’ justice departments. But she ain’t mad at him; Heather …

James Morrison Is No Longer “Undiscovered”

He’s had two top 10 hits in the UK, and he’s up for three Brit awards, but can James Morrison survive the journey across the Atlantic? My answer is an unequivocal yes.

Before She Was Rose Tyler, She Was Honey To The Bee

Americans only know her her as Doctor Who‘s shag-worthy companion. But before she was an A-list actress in the UK, Billie Piper had already made a name for herself as one of the late ’90s biggest pop stars.