Monthly Archives: May 2008

Did The Torchwood Season Finale Upset You?

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Is Hatred of Women Behind Amy Winehouse and Lily Allen’s Bad Press?

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Anglo For Your Ear: Space’s “Female of the Species”

Boasting an irresistible hook – “The female of the species is more deadly than the male” – this was UK indie band Space‘s first big hit back in 1996. This song’s for all the Cold Feet fans in the ...

How Many People Thought George Michael Was Dying During His American Idol Performance?

“Praying for Time,” indeed. Word came early that George Michael would appear on last night’s American Idol finale, and about 50 percent of him made it on stage.

Anglo For Your Ear: John Lennon’s “How Do You Sleep?”

In Tracey Ullman‘s video for “They Don’t Know,” which we posted yesterday, Sir Paul McCartney makes a surprise appearance at the end, looking just as jolly and likable as we’d expect. Today, we post one of ...

Duchess Camilla Is a “Fashion Icon For Older Women”

Is the Queen taking fashion cues from Duchess Camilla? Her Majesty herself was photographed wearing one of Camilla’s trademark headpieces. And she’s not the only one who appreciates Camilla’s style.

Anglo For Your Ear: Tracey Ullman’s “They Don’t Know”

Before she launched her successful sketch comedy series (and helped launch The Simpsons), Tracey Ullman was best-known in the States as a one-hit wonder. The multi-talented star had a number of UK hits, but she only struck it big with ...

Russell T. Davies Out, Steven Moffat In at Doctor Who

I guess The Sun was right all along: Russell T. Davies has officially announced his departure as executive producer of Doctor Who.

Anglo For Your Ear: Adam and the Ants’ “Stand and Deliver”

Twenty-seven years ago, this was the No. 1 song in the UK.

John Lennon, Kate Bush, Moz/Marr Are Best British Songwriters

Clearly, The Daily Telegraph continues to get mileage out of its “50 best” series, and today, they are doing the 50 Best British Songwriters. And, by Jove, I think they get it mostly right.