Monthly Archives: March 2007

“Doctor Who” Creator Has Designs on Curly-Haired Pop Star

It seems pop star Mika has come out of the closet…sorta. He’s quoted in The Mirror as saying, “People say, ‘You don’t talk about sexuality because you’re worried about success in the US.

Andy Pipkin Rolls Into Pop Stardom

Andy Pipkin, one-half of Little Britain‘s Lou and Andy team, can now add pop star to his many accomplishments. The wheelchair-bound character played by Matt Lucas lent his pipes to a Comic Relief remake of The Proclaimers’ ...

America…Are You Ready for Ant and Dec?

Five-headed comedy duo Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly are HUGE in the UK, but can they make it here in the States? Supposedly, network execs have been “courting” them for a while now, but finally they’ve found ...

The Dunst Meets the Dunce: Kirsten and Razorlight Singer “An Item”

Gossip maven Victoria Newton is salivating over the latest union between a Hollywood starlet and a slimy British git: Kirsten Dunst and Johnny Borrell of Razorlight are “a proper item,” her sources say. They were spotted ...

Is London the Capital of the World?

James Harding caused quite the stir this week when he declared in The Times that London “the capital of the world.” Mostly, he suggested that London was quickly surpassing New York as a dominant financial center, but he ...

Video: Trinny Physically Attacked on UK Reality Series

You may have read that Alastair Campbell, ham and former right hand man to Tony Blair, shoved What Not To Wear host Trinny Woodall through a door on the Battle of the Sexes celebrity version of the UK’s Apprentice.

Only Those Without Sin Shall Criticize Joss Stone, Says The Guardian

The Guardian‘s Alice Wignall talks about the huge media overreaction to Joss Stone‘s appearance on the Brit Awards and how tabloids attack her, Lily Allen, and Amy Winehouse for doing what many girls do – have fun, ...

Bloc Party’s Kele Okereke: Difficult Interview of the Day, Part II

Haha, a couple weeks ago, The San Francisco Chronicle had a rough time sparring with interviewing Bloc Party‘s frontman, Kele Okereke. Okereke is known for being outspoken, but rarely have I seen an interview of him collapse ...

Heather Mills Accused of Abusing 999 Emergency Hotline

Heather Mills, who fears she’ll end up like John Lennon, can’t afford to piss off the police. But it appears she’s done just that: officers from her hometown in Brighton are fed up with Mills’ frequent calls to ...

Actress Romola Garai, Difficult Interview of the Day, Part I

Romola Garai may be a much-buzzed-about up-and-coming star, but she comes off as ungrateful, defensive, and borderline-snippy in her interview with The Independent. It’s understandable that she finds Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights ...