Category Archives: Featured

British Inventor Builds Huge Bum to Fart at France

It is probably best, when reading this story and watching the accompanying media, not to spend too much time wondering at the motivations of the people involved. Let the facts speak for themselves, do not ask why, for there are no ...

10 Britpop-Era Bands Still Around in 2014

Earlier this year the British music press was full of features about the 20th anniversary of Britpop—the British musical renaissance kicked off by Suede, given shape by Blur and then puffed up beyond all recognition by Oasis. But one ...

Snapshot: 13 Photos of English Bulldogs

Hot diggity, today is National Hot Dog Day. It’s not a bad reason to head out to your nearest vendor and grab a dog, or celebrate the delicious treat by indulging at home.

Conan O’Brien Pays Tribute to Gary Oldman

Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight Rises, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) swung by Conan O’Brien’s late-night show Conan, and how was he welcomed: with a montage of some of his best on-screen death scenes.

WATCH: Karen Gillan in 'A Touch of Cloth'

Comedy cop shows are quite the thing these days, aren’t they? Although Charlie Brooker’s A Touch of Cloth is less of a comedy set in a police precinct—like Brooklyn Nine-Nine—and more of a spoof of the entire genre of ...

A British Man Puzzles the Royal Mail Postal Service

James Addison, a graphic designer, was so impressed by the postman in his hometown of Buckinghamshire, England, based on the mail carrier’s ability to deliver to ten homes in less than two minutes, that Addison took it upon ...

Beetles Eat George Harrison's Memorial Tree

George Harrison was not a man to be overly impressed by ceremony, and he did have a definite soft spot for comedy, so you have to assume he’d have loved the story doing the rounds of the internet right now about the fate of a tree ...

First Look: ‘The Imitation Game’ Trailer

Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) takes on the tragic, yet inspiring role of British mathematician Alan Turing in the biopic film The Imitation Game, and Weinstein Company has provided a first look with a ...

WATCH: Miranda Hart Announces New Book in Home Video

Actress, comedienne and author Miranda Hart (Call the Midwife, Miranda) is at it again, working on her second book out in October, reports the U.K. Telegraph.

The Queen’s Guard Performs 'Game of Thrones'

The Queen’s Guard follows a strict protocol: no speaking, no smiling—okay, maybe giggling as seen here—but pretty much no engaging with the public. With that said, we’re guessing the regal band received approval to perform the ...