Monthly Archives: October 2010

Roundup: Dawn French Chats ‘Marvelous’ New Novel

With the ink on her divorce papers still fresh, Welsh-born author Dawn French is looking forward to moving on. The six-time BAFTA Award-nominated actress and comedian is readying the release of her first novel, A Tiny Bit …

The UK Charts Welcome a New Breed of Boyband

Everyone knows that the age of the boyband is well and truly over, right? You couldn’t move for the blighters around here for a while, standing in a line and doing those funny synchronized kicky dance steps like the floor was …

Music Roundup: Bryan Ferry Is Still the Original ‘Casanova’

Bryan Ferry has unequivocally defined the meaning of cool for nearly 40 years and the Roxy Music frontman does not disappoint on Olympia, his 13th solo effort and follow up to 2007's Dylanesque. The 10-song stunner features a …

Does ‘Harry Potter’ Highlight Christian Values?

So much has been said about the worldwide phenomenon that is Harry Potter. But when it comes to religion, some Christian fundamentalists have suggested that the books and films support witchcraft and other satanic behavior.

Alan Cumming Slams President Barack Obama

Alan Cumming isn't too happy with Barack Obama these days. The Scottish actor has been a longtime advocate of the U.S.

Sir Richard Branson Reveals the World’s First Commercial Spaceport

Sir Richard Branson's passion for bringing space tourism to the masses is no ordinary feat. The Daily Mail reports that the British billionaire and Virgin CEO is inching closer to achieving his goal with the unveiling of the …

Florence + the Machine Sweeps The Q Awards

The annual Q Awards commenced today in London with Anglophenia favorite Florence + the Machine earning two statues for Best Female and Best Track for "You've Got the Love.

The Tellyvangelist: Oct. 25-31

In this week’s Tellyvangelist – your weekly guide to all that’s British on U.S.

Sir Elton Talks Rush Limbaugh. Plus: Simon Cowell Takes on Elton

Sir Elton John is one of the most outspoken celebrities out there, often courting controversy with his blunt remarks. And the openly gay singer has been quite vocal in his defense of gay rights, which is why many people were left …

Roundup: Robert Pattinson Says No to Simon Cowell’s Help

Twilight star Robert Pattinson is so much more than just a fantastic head of hair and a set of fangs. The English actor is also an accomplished musician and singer, but don't expect him to seek out music magnate Simon Cowell for …