Monthly Archives: October 2007

Robbie Williams Says Courtney Love Is Too Busted For Him

Courtney Love – who has been linked to a number of British celebrities – apparently draws the line at Robbie Williams.

Lily Allen’s Brother Replaces Daniel Radcliffe In Equus

I’m sure Alfie Owen-Allen, brother of Lily Allen and son of Robin Hood‘s Keith Allen, is a fine actor. He has thirteen credits on IMDB after all.

Anglo For Your Ear: Martina Topley-Bird’s “Anything”

As Tricky‘s moll and muse back in the ’90s, Martina Topley-Bird was the voice of trip-hop. She found her own voice as a solo artist in 2003 when she released her debut album, Quixotic.

Sean Bean “Hurt” By Sienna Miller Rumors

Sean Bean is not boffing Sienna Miller, he says, and he’s very pissed off by the allegations. He tells The Times: “None of the stories are true. They’re all lies.

The BBC Doesn’t Think Pete Doherty Is Long For This World Either

Remember when all those premature obituaries from – for such living people as Dick Cheney and Nelson Mandela – were leaked to the public?

Anglo For Your Ear: Pulp’s “Underwear”

There’s “political” Jarvis Cocker, and then there’s “sexy” Jarvis Cocker. Those categories aren’t mutually exclusive, of course, as demonstrated by his former band’s best-known classic, …

Is Victoria Beckham Hiding Fakies Under Her Pasties?

Listen to BBC DJ Chris Moyles try to get Victoria Beckham to admit she has breast implants here. She holds her own pretty well.

Johnny Marr Gets Smiths Fans’ Hopes Up

Johnny Marr gives a sliver of hope that The Smiths will reform…someday: “It’s no biggy. Maybe we will in 10 or 15 years time when we all need to for whatever reasons, but right now Morrissey is doing his thing and …

Anglo For Your Ear: Nick Lowe’s “Cracking Up”

When I listen to this, I think, “Cheeky, Slightly Controversial Theme Song For Short-Lived ’80s Sitcom About a Neurotic Nebbish Played by Jon Lovitz.” You’ll hear what I mean in this clip from a 1979 performance …

Before the BAFTAs, There’s the BIFAs. Plus: Reese Witherspoon as Heather Mills?

Ian Curtis biopic Control has received 10 nominations from the British Independent Film Awards.