Monthly Archives: November 2010

Lily Allen Blasts Daily Mail Journalist Via Twitter

It's been a rough go of it for Lily Allen this month. Nearly three weeks ago, the 25-year-old English pop star weathered through blood poisoning onset by a miscarriage in late October.

Sitting Next to John Lydon Isn’t Such a Gas, Says Jay Kay

(L-R) John Lydon, Jay Kay

Leah Rozen Review: ‘The King’s Speech’

Anglophenia is excited to welcome renowned movie critic Leah Rozen to cover our weekly film beat. Rozen was the movie critic at People magazine for 13 years, until she decided that seeing six to eight movies weekly was cruel and unusual …

Happy Thanksgiving: Tribute to Albert Finney

While we’re all scarfing down our tofurducken and enjoying the entertaining barbarism of [American] football, it’s great to take just a moment to look back at what we’re really thankful for. Today, I celebrate that …

Primal Scream’s ‘Screamadelica’ Turns 20 with New Reissue

Primal Scream's Bobby Gillespie

President Obama Unlikely To Attend Royal Wedding

When Prince William and Kate Middleton tie the knot on April 29th, don’t expect our 44th President to be in attendance.

Matt Smith, Karen Gillan To Guest DJ BBC Radio 1

The Doctor’s on the air, and he’s listening.

Heads up to all the Whovians out there: Doctor Who stars Matt Smith (The Doctor) and Karen Gillan (Amy Pond) will share a guest DJ slot on BBC’s Radio 1 on Christmas Eve, one day before the premiere of the Christmas special, …

Beatles Sell More Than 2 Million in First Week on iTunes

Apparently, Beatles fans were ecstatic that the Fab Four’s catalog was finally made available on iTunes last week. The band sold an impressive 2 million individual tracks and over 450,000 albums worldwide in their debut week, …

POLL: The Most Annoying British Songs of 2010

A few months ago, we listed some of the worst British songs of all-time, but 2010 has offered up some worthy contenders to that dubious crown. Today, we present what we think are this year’s best examples of Anglo aural awfulness, …

Music Roundup: Killing Joke Reigns Again on ‘Absolute Dissent’

It's getting to be that time of year where the music release schedule stars to wind down with holiday albums and various reissues. But luckily Killing Joke sneaks in their long-awaited Absolute Dissent LP in the U.S. today.