Monthly Archives: October 2009

Sir Elton John, Morrissey on the Get Well List

Anglophenia offers get well wishes for both Morrissey and Sir Elton John, who have both cancelled concerts due to illness.

Britney Spears Like She’s Never Been Done Before

You must see this X Factor clip (from this past weekend) to believe it…

Classic Trailer: Withnail & I

This is a cult classic 1986 British comedy, featuring Paul McGann, who would go on to helm the TARDIS a decade later…

Watch Video: Did Whitney Pull a Britney on X Factor?

Whitney Houston‘s performance on this past Sunday’s X Factor (Simon Cowell‘s British answer to American Idol) received a thumbs-down from viewers and critics. The Daily Telegraph says, “She sang her single …

Daily Mail Piece on Stephen Gately’s Death Inspires Twitter Uproar

Daily Mail columnist Jan Moir created quite the Twitter uproar today with her piece on Stephen Gately‘s untimely death.

Beckham: Worst British Invasion Attempt Since Robbie Williams

Maxim Magazine blasts David Beckham for his exorbitant contract with the LA Galaxy, which has done nothing to lift the profile of American soccer: “Three seasons into what was supposed to be the magic bullet that finally made …

Leona Lewis Punched at Book Signing

That man got one chance to punch a celebrity in his life, and he wasted it on Leona Lewis.

Stephen Gately’s Death Raises Questions

I was stunned to learn about the sudden death of Irish Boyzone singer Stephen Gately over the weekend. I distinctly remember his coming out back in 1999, when I was a freshman in college, and the positive reaction from his fans made …

St. Trinian’s Finally Hits U.S. Screens

It’s been nearly two years since the film’s release in the UK, but the remake of St. Trinian’s has finally arrived in theaters stateside.

UK Singer Jay Sean Tops U.S. Singles Chart

Muscle-bound R&B singer Jay Sean has become the first British male solo artist since James Blunt in March 2006 to top the Billboard Hot 100. “Down,” his collaboration with rapper Lil Wayne, ends the extraordinary …