Monthly Archives: September 2007

Charlotte Church: My Kid Has No Kaiser Connection

No, Charlotte Church didn’t name her child Ruby because of this song. Although it would have been cool if she had.

Samantha Morton: Nicole Kidman Is Taking My Roles

With two well-deserved Oscar nominations under her belt, Samantha Morton is one of the most-respected actresses in the world. She hasn’t parlayed that acclaim into box-office success, but that’s fine – she prefers the …

Anglo For Your Ear: Sweet Sensation’s “Sad Sweet Dreamer” and Marcel King’s “Reach For Love”

One of my fave Brit bloggers is Marcello Carlin, writer of the brilliant music blog, The Church of Me. He has another blog, The Blue in the Air, and there, he alerts us to a little-known classic, “Reach For Love” by British …

Rod Stewart’s Son Is In a Whole Lotta Trouble

Rod Stewart‘s son Sean will face trial for an alleged attack on a couple in L.A.

This Weekend’s Proud Parents: Noel Gallagher, Charlotte Church

Noel Gallagher became a father again this weekend. His long-time love, Sara MacDonald, gave birth to a son on Saturday, according to BBC News.

Anglo For Your Ear: Donovan’s “Hurdy Gurdy Man”

Sure, we all know the words to “Sunshine Superman,” but this 1960s Scottish singer-songwriter hardly gets the credit he deserves for his influence on popular music. This folk classic hit the airwaves back in 1968, and …

Sarah Ferguson and Princess Beatrice: A Mother/Daughter Tag Team

Like Amy Poehler in Mean Girls, Sarah Ferguson‘s not a real mom, she’s a cool mom, partying with daughter Princess Beatrice to the wee hours of the morning. The Daily Mail reports, “The fifth-in-line to the throne and …

Report: Amy Winehouse’s Hubby “Threatened to Slit His Wrists”

Amy Winehouse and husband Blake Fielder-Civil rowed at the MOBOs, and according to The Sun, Blake dramatically threatened to slit his wrists. Allegedly, the battle didn’t end there.

Anglo For Your Ear: Mansun’s “Wide Open Space”

Another unsung Britpop band from the mid-’90s. Like the similarly dark, androgynous Suede, this band had limited success in the States.

The Rage-a-Holic Post: Sting’s a “Carcass,” Sir Bob Geldof’s “Satan”

What, is Rite Aid low on chill pills today? So much anger in the world. Calm the hell down, folks – it ain’t that serious.