Monthly Archives: August 2012

Royal Roundup: Remembering Princess Diana, 15 Years Later

Today is the 15th anniversary of Princess Diana’s death, and well-wishers are marking the occasion at various sites associated with the princess, who was killed in a car crash in Paris in 1997 at the age of 36.

The Brit List: 10 Things Americans Love About Living in Britain

Like many true Anglophiles, my eyes light up at just the thought of making a visit to the U.K. I adore being abroad; anything is possible.

WATCH: It’s Here! ‘Doctor Who’ vs. ‘Nerdist’ All-Star Celebrity Bowling

A Saturday night pastime goes a little wibbly-wobbly as Team Nerdist takes on Team Doctor Who in an episode of All-Star Celebrity Bowling, which launched today on the Nerdist Channel on YouTube. This “epic battle across space and …

WATCH: ‘Doctor Who: Pond Life,’ Part 5: The Final Installment

Well, we’ve arrived at the final episode of Pond Life, the five-part prequel to the new season of Doctor Who, which premieres tomorrow (September 1) at 9/8c on BBC AMERICA.

‘Doctor Who’ Rogues Gallery: The Ice Warriors

It seems a fitting moment, while a probe is scooting around on the surface of the actual Mars, looking for signs of ice (among other things) to have a look at the fictitious frozen warriors that particular planet sent over to the Earth, …

The Brit List: 10 British Words That Baffle Americans

“What’s the craic?” is a common Brit-on-Brit saying, but in “mixed” company it’s like, “What’s the what?” Here’s a look at Ten Baffling Words Said by Brits.

WATCH: Recap of BBC America’s ‘Doctor Who’ Premiere in New York

BBC AMERICA’s cameras were capturing every moment from last Saturday’s U.S.

Top Gear Thursday: Man Gives His 30-Year-Old Honda a Funeral

We all know about the deep, abiding emotions people have for their cars, and recently we ran across a couple of stories that demonstrate that those feelings only get stronger over time.

Benedict Cumberbatch ‘Cynical’ About ‘Elementary,’ Jonny Lee Miller as Sherlock

Tip No. 1 when it comes to interviewing Benedict Cumberbatch: dude is giving up nothing when it comes to spoilers about his projects.

‘Doctor Who’ Episode Posters Released: Which Is Your Favorite?

Doctor Who honchos Steven Moffat and Caroline Skinner have repeatedly declared that the first five episodes of Season 7 would be “blockbuster quality.” (And, having seen Episode 1, I can reveal that they weren’t …