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Monthly Archives: October 2008
Sales of Fawlty Towers DVDs are up 30 percent in the past week. Hmm. I wonder why.
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on October 30th, 2008
So the news that we were all expecting (but dreading) has come to fruition: David Tennant is stepping down after a hugely popular run as Timelord on Doctor Who. “When Doctor Who returns in 2010 it won’t be with me,” ...
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on October 29th, 2008
Go on holiday for a couple days, and look what happens: MTV VMA host Russell Brand has resigned from his radio host gig at the BBC over a prank phone call he and Jonathan Ross made to 78-year-old Fawlty Towers actor, Andrew Sachs. ...
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on October 24th, 2008
Palpatine’s palpitations: Did Ian McDiarmid (Emperor Palpatine from Star Wars) suffer a heart attack onstage and refuse to go to hospital in order to finish his performance?
According to The Daily Mail, Peaches Geldof, daughter of Sir Bob Geldof and a student at NYU, is “ready to make herself a household name in the U.S.
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on October 22nd, 2008
OK, question to loyal Anglophenia readers: If I’d just downed a sh**load of pills and was slurring like Shane MacGowan on a bender, you wouldn’t let me go on national TV and make a fool of myself, would you? Unfortunately, ...
Congratulations to Billie Piper and husband Laurence Fox on their brand new baby boy, Winston.
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on October 20th, 2008
Robin Hood star Richard Armitage (Guy of Gisborne) wants respect more than he craves adoration from his female fans (who’ve dubbed themselves, quite cheekily, “the Armitage Army”.) “I want to play characters ...
Ricky Gervais has stuck his beak into the U.S. election.
Paris Hilton tried to land Prince Harry at a swanky London club, and Big Ginger wasn’t havin’ it: “Harry clearly didn’t want to speak to her but she did a sexy dance in front of him and he finally stood up to ...