Category Archives: Featured

WATCH: Marcus Mumford Sings New Bob Dylan Lyric

Seeing as Mumford and Sons are taking a break for the moment, this the only opportunity to hear Marcus Mumford’s voice wrapped around something new for a while, and it’s rather sweet.

10 British Things About Virginia Beach, VA

Virginia Beach, Virginia, is home to Cape Henry, the first U.S. landing of English colonists in 1607.

Stars Align for Emma Watson’s #HeForShe Campaign

It has been something of a week for Emma Watson. She began with a stirring speech at the United Nations to launch the #HeForShe campaign, asking men to lend their support to gender equality issues for the good of society as a whole.

Interview with Anglophenia’s Siobhan Thompson

Anglophenia YouTube channel host Siobhan Thompson moved from Southwest England to New York City an aspiring archeologist and instead found herself performing comedy at United Citizens Brigade.

Snapshot: 15 British (and Irish) Actors Playing Comic Book Superheroes

Superheroes come in all shapes and sizes … and nationalities when it comes to the big screen adaptations. Comic book readers take their superheroes seriously, which is understandable considering these amped-up beings are ...

If Shakespearean Insults Were Used Today...

We taught you how to insult like the British but now we’re invading new territory: how to insult like the Elizabethan British! And who does that better than famed Elizabethan playwright William Shakespeare?

Punctuation Day: Why Do Brits Call a Period a Full Stop?

Should you feel the need, today (September 24) is the perfect day to get out there and correct all of those silly grammatical errors you see everywhere you go. There’s the grocer that puts an apostrophe in with his potatoes, the ...

WATCH: Emma Thompson Performs ‘Sweeney Todd’ Number

If you had the chance to see Emma Thompson in Sweeney Todd at NYC’s Lincoln Center earlier this year, then good on you. If not, you still have a chance, as the live performance will be airing on PBS this week on Friday, September ...

WATCH: Colin Firth Kicks Refined Ass in ‘Kingsman’ Trailer

Back in May, the first trailer was released for Colin Firth and Michael Caine’s new action-comedy Kingsman: The Secret Service, which is a kind of James Bond-meets-Men In Black sort of a thing, adapted from a comic book by Mark ...

Colin Farrell Confirms 'True Detective' Role

It seemed like Irish actor Colin Farrell was set to star in HBO’s American crime drama True Detective, but until we hear from the actor himself (or studio), it’s never 100 percent.