Monthly Archives: August 2013

Frankenstein Day: 10 Ways to Celebrate 195 Years of Mary Shelley’s Classic Novel

Today, on the birthday of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, we celebrate Frankenstein Day. Shelley authored the classic gothic romance novel Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus, which was written during the year without a summer (1816) …

10 British Things About Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis, MN is the home of Prince, The Replacements, and Mary Richards. But it’s also very Britished up. Check out 10 British things about the Twin Cities area:

Brit Binge Watching: If You Like ‘Orange is the New Black’ …

Brits have been binging on ITV’s Bad Girls since 1999. The female prison show aired for eight seasons and is so popular it’s still airing in re-runs.

Simon Pegg And Nick Frost Destroy ‘Get Lucky’

It’s Friday. We’re not about to tax your collective crania with a sheaf unduly verbose or twiddly blog posts. But we do need a little sugary delight to sprinkle all over the end of the working week.

What Whovians Can Learn From Paul McGann’s Audition Tape

Yesterday, as part of the DVD package for the 1996 Doctor Who TV movie, a section of Paul McGann’s audition tape for the role of the Eighth Doctor was put online. It’s a fascinating video for lots of reasons, not the least …

WATCH: Steve Coogan and Judi Dench Team Up For ‘Philomena’

Here’s a team-up it would’ve been hard to see coming. Steve Coogan, fresh from his return to duty as Alan Partridge, in the Alan Partridge movie Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, is playing a journalist alongside Dame Judi Dench …

Vote in the Anglo Fan Favorites Tournament, Women of 2013: Round 1


Top Gear Thursday: An Amusing South African Interview with the Boys

Often, when our favorite triumvirate travels around the world for Top Gear events, they are interviewed by local media. That’s what happened when James May, Jeremy Clarkson, and Richard Hammond went to the Top Gear Festival in …

‘Doctor Who': A Companion To The Eighth Doctor

Assuming we can only take what happens on the TV screen as canon, the Eighth Doctor is defined as much by his absence as his presence. He only appears once, in the 1996 Doctor Who TV movie, the script of which takes a few liberties with …

‘The Office’s Stephen Merchant Stars in HBO’s ‘Hello Ladies’

Why, hello sir. Fancy seeing you here.