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- No, Charlotte Church didn’t name her child Ruby because of this song. Although it would have been cool if she had. That’s one fine tune.
- Madonna is planning a tour to celebrate the big 5-0 next year?(Mirror)
- George Michael will lampoon his past on an Extras Christmas special. “The troubled singer will be seen cruising for gay sex on Hampstead Heath in London while smoking a joint and eating a kebab,” reports The Mirror.
- A svelte Mel B. sizzled on Dancing With the Stars last night.(Daily Mail)
- From NME: Hot Chip‘s “I Became a Volunteer” is a free download on their website, but you have to sign up for their mailing list. A small price to pay for new Hot Chip material.
- The Guardian asks, “What’s up with the funky hieroglyphics over at Radiohead’s website?” Fans think the band is sending messages about their new album.
- Which bands were successful but not influential? The Guardian‘s Trevor Baker offers Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine as an example.
- Skin-lightening creams for South Asians have hit UK shelves, reports BBC News. Watch the hilariously offensive commercial.
- How could I have missed Prince Harry snorting vodka?
Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.