Tag Archives: The Proclaimers

It’s True! Ben Whishaw IS Playing Freddie Mercury

About six weeks ago, we ran a story claiming that Queen’s Roger Taylor had set his heart on getting Ben Whishaw to play Freddie Mercury in the biopic of his band’s lead singer. At the time, it seemed like a fanciful idea, ...

The Brit List: Five Great British Songs In Praise Of America

Be warned: it’s not common for British songwriters to come out with a song which unabashedly says “BLIMEY! AMERICA IS FLIPPING BRILLIANT, ISN”T IT!?” and the reasons for this are twofold,

Five Great British Nerdy Pop Stars

Pop stars are supposed to be beings made of pure charm and sexual energy. They need a fulsome knowledge of the work of Isaac Asimov like they need tooth decay.

News Roundup: Ricky Gervais Defends ‘Life’s Too Short,’ Pizza Guy Tom Felton, and No More Babies for the Beckhams

• Ricky Gervais has issued a stout defense against anyone who thinks his new sitcom Life’s Too Short pokes fun at short people. The show stars Warwick Davis as the corrupt boss of an acting agency that specializes in dwarf ...