Monthly Archives: May 2007

For Your Own Good: The Top 10 Pet Shop Boys Songs

It’s been a while since I did a top 10 list: PSB’s synthy sound made them hitmakers in the ’80s, but as hip-hop and grunge swelled in the ’90s, they settled into cult/club hero status.

Gordon Ramsay’s Nemesis Taken Down by the “Flaming Sambuca”

Gordon Ramsay‘s rival chef, Marco Pierre White, is the latest fool to fall victim to a “flaming Sambuca.” “He tried to drink the shot – which he had set alight – but ended up spilling it down his …

New Biography Outs British Acting Legend, Sir Alan Bates

Sir Alan Bates – the British acting god whose credits included Zorba the Greek, Georgy Girl, An Unmarried Woman, and Gosford Park – is the latest star to be posthumously outed – even though he had a long-term marriage …

Mick Jagger’s Wee-Wee Is Bad for the Bee Population

Julia Roberts Will Attempt a British Accent For Her Next Role

Winning an Oscar and doing Broadway aren’t enough for her: Julia Roberts really wants to prove her chops, and even after the Mary Reilly debacle, she’s gonna attempt another accent. She’ll play British this time:  …

Paul McCartney: Heather and Linda Would Have Been Mates

Paul McCartney says late wife Linda McCartney and soon-to-be-ex Heather Mills would have been friends. “I know they’d like each other because they have a lot of things in common, not on the surface so much.

Life On Mars’ Loss Scandalizes the BAFTAs. Plus: Ricky Gervais, John Simm’s New TV Role

One can’t be too unhappy when a show as great as The Street wins Best Drama, but Life on Mars fans are incensed that their show had to settle for the Pioneer Audience Award at Sunday’s BAFTA TV awards. Last night’s …

A Life On Mars Reunion…Sort Of.

Life On Mars stars John Simm and Philip Glenister will re-team for the bank-robber caper, Tuesday.

Paul McCartney’s Got Baby-Mama Drama – And It’s Not Heather This Time!

German prosecutors are investigating Paul McCartney over charges he faked a paternity test back in 1983. “Bettina Hubers, 46, has always claimed the former Beatle is her father, following an affair with her mother Erika, now 64, …

NFL Conspiracy?: Footballers Wive$ Remake Dropped from ABC

Fans who wanted to see Xena the Warrior Princess donning Tanya Turner talons will be sorely disappointed: ABC did not pick up Football Wives, the American remake of BBC AMERICA’s Footballers Wive$. The U.