Monthly Archives: July 2010

Take That Takes Back Robbie Williams – For Good

By now, you’ve probably heard that British pop star Robbie Williams has officially rejoined Take That, the iconic UK boy band that he quit 15 years ago. He is recording an album with the band that is due in November, and he will ...

Piers Morgan on CNN: Brilliant Move or Flop in the Making?

America’s Got Talent panelist Piers Morgan, as has been rumored, is close to signing a deal to replace Larry King on CNN. The New York Times is reporting, “If completed, the deal would vault Mr.

Opera Singer Katherine Jenkins Brings Her Pipes To Doctor Who

Singer Katherine Jenkins and Emmy nominee Sir Michael Gambon are tapped for the Doctor Who Christmas special, which lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat calls “all your favorite Christmas movies at once.

Fancy a Bit of BFC (British Fried Chicken)?

by Paul Hechinger

World Cup Wrap-Up: Spain vs. the Netherlands Final

It’s the Dutch vs. the Spanish: who will rule? Guest blogger Michael Cree is back with a preview of Sunday’s World Cup final. – KW

A Very British Emmys? This Could Be One of Those Years.

Each year, the Emmys show us how thoroughly the Brits have colonized U.S. television.

Video: Amy Winehouse’s Latest Comeback Attempt

Hasn’t Amy Winehouse reached her God-given limit on comebacks? There was the comeback at Mercury Prize 2007, the comeback at the 2008 Grammys, and, of course, the failed comebacks at St. Lucia and on Strictly Come Dancing.

George Michael in Snappy Snaps Crash, Cheryl Cole Has Malaria, What Else Is New?

You can’t make this stuff up: George Michael has been arrested after crashing his Range Rover into a Snappy Snaps photo shop in north London. The Sun reports, “The singer – who only last year ended a two-year ban for ...

World Cup Week 3 Wrap-Up: Who’ll Win It All?

by Michael Cree

We’re heading into the last week of World Cup. Anglophenia blogger Michael Cree dares to predict who’ll come out on top in the final July 11. – KW

Meryl Streep as Thatcher: Why Not Cast a Brit?

The Hollywood Reporter says Meryl Streep could be cast as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady, a biopic to be helmed by Streep’s Mamma Mia director, Phyllida Lloyd. Fellow Oscar winner Jim Broadbent ...