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WATCH: A Nerdy Girl Seeks Her Own David Tennant

Amy Lee-Radigan, singer/songwriter and self-described “nerdy girl,” is seeking some geek affection. In the video for her song, “Nerdy Girls Need Love Too” (via Buzzfeed), she straps on her acoustic guitar and ...

Funny Live News Bloopers From Britain

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Some Anglo For Your Ear: Dubstar’s “Stars”

This swoony, breathy piece of Britpop was only a medium hit for British band Dubstar in the mid-’90s. But if you enjoy Portishead or Gabrielle, you’ll like this one.

Anglo Earbug: Bee Gees’ “Too Much Heaven”

I don’t know if it’s a delayed reaction to Barry Gibb week on American Idol, but the Bee Gees‘ 1979 hit, “Too Much Heaven” – quavering falsettos and all – has been stuck in my head for days ...

London 2012 Olympics Logo a No-Go?

There’s a brouhaha brewing over the recently unveiled logo for London’s 2012 Olympics. Even though it was very expensive to design (the project is equivalent to $800,000), people don’t seem to like it very much, and, ...

For Your Own Good: The Top 10 Pet Shop Boys Songs

It’s been a while since I did a top 10 list: PSB’s synthy sound made them hitmakers in the ’80s, but as hip-hop and grunge swelled in the ’90s, they settled into cult/club hero status.

British Band You Should Know: McFly

There’s been one song that’s been playing on my iPod for the past week: “Transylvania” by British band McFly. It’s a proper rock opera, complete with a tongue-in-cheek storyline about historic love, a ...

Russell Brand Has Lots of Sex. Really, He Does.

Comedian and “sexual terrorist” Russell Brand – who hosts this weekend’s BRIT Awards – lets it rip in his pre-recorded acceptance speech for his Broadcasting Press Guild award. “I just want you ...

Brett Anderson Is Open For a Suede Reunion

Former Suede frontman Brett Anderson talks to the BBC about why he decided to put out a solo record. He says he wanted to grow "musically and socially.

British Soaps vs. American Soaps: It’s War!

The posters over at Soap Opera Network are all a-tizzy about the following YouTube clip, which unfavorably compares American soap operas to British soap operas. It’s from a BBC Four show titled Charlie Brooker’s ...