Tag Archives: Take That

So Who’s Going To Appear At The Closing Ceremony Of The London Games?

Having effectively blown cynics away with the opening ceremony (or at the very least shushed them up for a week or so), the organisers of the London Games have something of a hill to climb in coming up with an appropriate ending. ...

Brit List: Five Great British Pop Acts Who’ve Hit The Comeback Trail

Say it quietly, whisper it among yourselves, but British pop music really does seem to be making significant inroads into American culture again, does it not? What with One Direction doing their boyband thing and of course ...

Catherine Tate and the Pop Star She Dates

Before we start, let me just say this: elements of this story are a little odd. If you stop to think about them, you’ll get left behind and no one is going to come back and get you, so please, please try and stick together people, ...

Celebrating 20 Years Of ‘Nevermind’ With…THIS!

Next month is the 20th anniversary of Nirvana’s globe-changing ‘Nevermind’ album. That’s 20 years since hair metal lost its rebel cool, 20 years of alt-rock rule, and 20 years of people jumping into swimming ...

News Roundup: Get Ready to Tour Hogwarts, and Radiohead Sets ‘SNL’ Date

Harry Potter fans, do you fancy a stroll around Hogwarts? You DO? Well you may be in luck.

News Roundup: David Walliams Goes Bald for ‘Doctor Who’ and Some Americans Don’t Know Pip… We Mean Pippa

POTENTIAL SPOILER ALERT: If you thought David Walliams looked scary when mimicking Pippa Middleton and Princess Beatrice, beware. He goes by the way of Mole from The Wind in the Willows in a forthcoming episode of Doctor Who.

News Roundup: Kate Moss to Pen Autobiography, Mark Ronson Honors Amy Winehouse, and David Beckham’s Fashion Plans

Now that we’re used to knowing what people in the public eye are thinking as soon as they think it, thanks to social media and the web, it seems curiously old-fashioned to realize that Kate Moss, one of the most famous women in ...

News Roundup: Adele Stresses Out, Mumford & Sons Go Golfing, and Hugh Grant Granted Access to Hacked Files

Poor Adele is convinced that the strain of her current astonishing success will see her off to an early grave, if she’s not careful. She told OK magazine: “Oh my God, I’m crippled by fear. I have awful stage fright. I don’t know what possesses me to do it. I think I’m going to …

News Roundup: Cee Lo Eyes Pippa, Simon Cowell in Pink, and ‘Hobbit’ Snaps Revealed

• Pippa Middleton has a new admirer, in the shape of Cee Lo Green. Although she should probably be aware that he’s a little too busy enjoying his own reflection to bother with the finer details, like remembering her name.

Lost In Translation: Five British Things Americans Don’t Understand

Sometimes, we Americans can’t ignore the fact that there are a handful of things we just don’t get about our dear Brits. For instance, how did morris dancing even start? Why are crumpets so great?