Monthly Archives: September 2010

Jonathan Franzen vs. Ian McEwan: Whose Books Do You Prefer?

Jonathan Franzen, author of The Corrections, talks to British newspaper The Daily Telegraph today about his latest book, the much-hyped Freedom. In the interview, he opens up about his many feuds, including his most famous one with …

Roundup: Danny Boyle Honored with Top British Film Award

Academy Award-winning director Danny Boyle is set to receive one of the highest honors in film, as the British Film Institute is awarding him their British Film Institute Fellowship next month.

Lady Gaga to Buy a British Castle?

Oh no, please don't go Lady Gaga! The world's biggest pop star reportedly wants to escape humdrum America for a quaint countryside castle.

Music Roundup: Mark Ronson Gets Down to Business

It's new music Tuesday here at Anglophenia and we're still reeling from the month's latest haul, which has seen fresh material from the likes of Manic Street Preachers, Robert Plant, James, Grinderman… the list goes …

Roundup: MTV Preps for ‘Inbetweeners’ Pilot

Yes! It looks like the characters of Will, Simon, Jay, and Neil will be coming stateside for an MTV remake of the BAFTA-award winning comedy, The Inbetweeners.

Doctor Who: Want To See The Doctor Tickling the Ivories?

We’ve seen Doctor Who star Matt Smith bend it like Beckham, showing off his footballer skills in “The Lodger”, but would you want to see the actor jam like Billy Joel on the piano? Smith tells The Daily Telegraph: …

Morrissey Shares His ‘Supreme 13 Singles’

Hot on the heels of his "Everyday Is Like Sunday" reissue out this week, Morrissey indulges us with his "supreme 13 singles" via his official Facebook page. It's a classic range between '60s pop and '70s glam rock and the …

The Tellyvangelist: September 27 – October 3

This is your Tellyvangelist – your Monday guide to all that’s British on U.S. TV in the upcoming week.

Russell Tovey Gets His Own Action-Figure?

Being Human's Russell Tovey is a dear, isn’t he? Since 2008, the English actor and playwright has charmed audiences as werewolf George Sands on the BBC supernatural dramedy.

TV Talent Show Contestants Let Loose on UK Pop Chart

Welcome aboard Fraser McAlpine to our roster of Anglophenia music contributors. He started writing about pop music for Top of the Pops Online, back when you had to know where the asterisk went in B*Witched, and before Billie Piper was …