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The Brit List: Five Recent British Hits, Covered By YouTubers

Last week I had a bit of a moment getting grumpy about the gentrification of pop music, with particular reference to deliberately minimal and maudlin cover versions of old hits for the sake of advertisers. But that doesn’t mean ...

What Are They Doing to This Poor Cat? (VIDEO)

If you don’t know who Jedward are, they’re twins, they’re Irish, they made fools of themselves on the British X Factor (all the way to the bank), they wear their hair in sky-high quiffs, they’ve met Obama, AND ...

News Roundup: JK Rowling’s Alternate Harry Potter Ending, Alec Baldwin’s Advice to David Cameron

Did you hear the one about the alternative Harry Potter ending? Apparently the journalist Greg Palast has seen an alternative draft JK Rowling wrote for the very end of the Potter tales, the final showdown between Harry and Voldemort, ...

WATCH: Jedward Performing For President Obama

Being a visiting dignitary in a foreign country must be a baffling experience, especially when you are subjected treated to a showcase performance of the best talent that country can muster. You probably have to develop the best poker ...

Blue Blame Political Voting For Eurovision Failure

We probably should have mentioned this in more detail earlier on in our Eurovision coverage, but one recurrent criticism that the entire event suffers from is the question of voting bias. It’s considered that some countries are ...

Eurovision Report: The Second Semi Final

That’s it then. The second semi final of Eurovision is over, eyeballs have been peeled, ears destroyed, all of the 25 finalists have been selected, and there is, in a very real sense, no turning back.

Pop Star Calvin Harris Pulls a Kanye on X Factor

Wearing a pineapple on his head (!), Scottish pop star Calvin Harris invaded the X Factor stage Saturday night during John and Edward‘s performance of Queen‘s “Under Pressure.

X Factor Twins John and Edward Shame a Nation

Sometimes it’s the awful contestants on TV talent shows that make viewers come back each week. So maybe Simon Cowell was making a smart business decision when he put the vocally-challenged John and Edward, a.k.