Monthly Archives: December 2011

Gallery: A New Year’s Guide to British Booze

Royal Roundup: Prince Philip Leaves Hospital, Returns to Royal Estate

Prince Philip was released from the Cambridgeshire hospital where he spent four nights following a procedure in which he received a coronary stent implant on Friday.

Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: A New Game For The Doctor (Note: Not Soccer)

So, the Christmas special has come and gone, the Doctor’s enjoying his Christmas dinner with old friends and all is right with the universe, what better time to get stuck into a new parallel adventure, told in cartoon form? ...

Over There: ‘War Horse’ and World War I

The First World War (1914-1918) is revisited, in all its horror, in War Horse, the new film from director Steven Spielberg.

Fraser’s Phrases: Class of 2012

We spend a lot of time looking at archaic expressions here, but as we’re about to enter into an entirely new year, it’s a good time to refresh the vocab a little bit. So let’s have a look at some of the newer bits of ...

Royal Roundup: Family Members Visit Prince Philip, Celebrate Christmas

Prince Philip is “in good spirits” and remains under observation, says a Buckingham Palace spokesperson.

Prince Philip Undergoes Heart Procedure

After suffering from chest pains on Friday, Prince Philip was rushed to a hospital where doctors treated him for a blocked coronary artery.

The Incredible Shrinking Jude Law

Remember when Jude Law was hot? And not just hunky looking but rather hot as in his status as a leading man was soaring. Seems like a long time ago, doesn’t it?

Royal Roundup: A Windsor Family Christmas

Those royalty lessons Kate’s been getting must be working. The Duchess hasn’t made a misstep yet, though of course that might have just as much to do with her own innate poise and finely-tuned sensibilities as with any royal ...

The ‘Wait, Wait’ is Almost Over, Over

(OPENING MUSIC)

ANGLOPHENIA HOST #1: If Anglophenia had a radio presence, we imagine it might sound something like a combination of the BBC (obviously) and National Public Radio, a sort of transatlantic sensibility tempered by a transcontinental sense ...