About Fraser McAlpine

Fraser is a British writer, broadcaster and the the author of the book Stuff Brits Like. He is Anglophenia's resident Brit blogger, having written BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog, the Top of the Pops website, and for NME, the Guardian and elsewhere. Favorite topics include slang, Doctor Who and cramming as much music into Anglophenia as he can manage. He invites you to join him on Twitter: @csi_popmusic

Posts by Fraser McAlpine

Posts by Fraser McAlpine

J.K. Rowling Explains Severus Potter

The issue of why Harry Potter would choose to give his own son the name of the teacher who made his school life such a misery has long been a slight puzzlement to fans of the magical stories.

WATCH: Adele Announces European Tour with a Magic Wand

Some pop and rock stars would not get away with the level of presentation ineptitude displayed in this video clip, but it does help when your comeback album is breaking records for first week sales and you’re known to be something …

PICTURES: Peter Capaldi in Hobbiton

We already know there’s a lot of love coming towards Doctor Who from the Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit camp, especially from director Peter Jackson, a confirmed fan who also cast the Seventh Doctor Sylvester McCoy as Radagast in …

WATCH: David Tennant Explains Einstein

If you were going to get anyone to try and explain Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity, which pertains to both space and time, who better to ask than the former Tenth Doctor from Doctor Who?