Monthly Archives: May 2007

Britons Love Bollywood. Race-Mixing? Not So Much…

Why are the Bollywood “Oscars” being held in Sheffield of all places? “For British filmgoers, Bollywood is a more popular non-Hollywood genre than European arthouse movies, and its titles now regularly appear in UK …

Paul McCartney: John Lennon “Spoiled” Me

Paul McCartney says he was “spoiled” by John Lennon and every musician he’s worked with since has been a let-down. From the BBC: “It’s a funny subject the collaboration thing because I collaborated with …

UK TV Network Slapped Down for ‘Racist’ TV Show

Ofcom, the British media watchdog, has implicatedUK broadcaster Channel 4 in the Celebrity BigBrother racismcontroversy involving Shilpa Shetty and herabuse at the hands of Jade Goody, DanielleLloyd, and Jo O’Meara. The network …