Monthly Archives: December 2007

Baby Spice Injured at Spice Girls Concert

Baby Spice is “hobbling around on crutches” after she sprained her ankle on stage in Vegas on Tuesday. She’s expected to perform at the Spice Girls‘ concert at the O2 Arena in London on Saturday.

BBC AMERICA Lands Three Golden Globe Nominations

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has given BBC AMERICA a lot of love over the years – maybe it’s that whole foreign thing – and this year is no different.

Anglo For Your Ear: Basement Jaxx’s “Red Alert”

Nothing screams “1999” quite like this track. And I’m including the Prince song in that assertion.

Sharon Osbourne Disses Minogue on The Graham Norton Show

Sharon Osbourne has attacked fellow X-Factor judge Dannii Minogue‘s musical credibility on The Graham Norton Show: “Dannii knows she’s there because of her looks, not because of her contribution to the music …

Led Zeppelin To Play NYC For the First Time in 35 Years?

Next stop on the Led Zeppelin reunion tour in ’08: Madison Square Garden? If true, it would be their first show at the New York venue since 1973.

Anglo For Your Ear: Ed Harcourt’s “She Fell Into My Arms”

With good looks, melodic songwriting, and a Jeff Buckley-esque voice, bigger things were expected out of English singer-songwriter Ed Harcourt when he emerged in 2001. I bet, like the rest of us, he looks at the rise of the far …

Jonathan Creek Star Alan Davies Goes Mike Tyson on Homeless Man

A homeless man claims that a drunken Alan Davies, curly-haired star of Jonathan Creek, bit him on the ear after the actor exited a nightclub. Paul McElfatrick tells The Daily Mail: “I thought he was going to whisper something …

British Women Are Unkempt and Lazy About Grooming,’ Says Writer

Don’t expect Times writer Tad Safran to get laid anytime soon – on either side of the pond.

Anglo For Your Ear: The Beta Band’s “Dry the Rain”

OK, this is almost quite literally Anglo For Your Ear (except for the fact that The Beta Band are Scottish).There’s no video for “Dry the Rain” (the above YouTube clip consists of a still image and audio), and it was …

Rhys Ifans Won’t Talk About Sienna Miller

Rhys Ifans refuses to talk about his “girlfriend” Sienna Miller in an interview with The Guardian. He tells Sean O’Hagan: “I don’t do celebrity.