Posts by Fraser McAlpine

Britain Chooses a National Bird

This week, a vote to determine the national bird for the British nation, in which more than 224,000 voted. And the results are very telling about the way British people tend to see themselves.

Helen Mirren Takes Home a Tony for Being The Queen

Dame Helen Mirren’s trophy cabinet should open up a separate wing just for awards she has received for playing Queen Elizabeth II. She already has an Oscar for The Queen, and an Olivier award for her part in The Audience—a play …

10 Greatest Muse Songs

This Tuesday (June 9), Muse release their seventh studio album Drones. Anyone expecting a radical rehaul of their essential sound, taking in the more recent developments in folk, grime and EDM, may be slightly disappointed, but everyone …