Articles Tagged 'YouTube'

Siobhan in Victorian garb

Literary Guide: Failed Monster Mashups

We’re gearing up for Halloween (October 31) with the premiere of our latest Anglophenia episode: “Failed Literary Monster Mashups.” Inspired by bestsellers Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters, we decided to come up with some of our own combinations: Should you feel inspired to try your own, without an intimate understanding of […]

Ricky Gervais, David Brent

Ricky Gervais is Bringing David Brent to YouTube

The audacious and inappropriate boss David Brent of The Office will be making his return in a YouTube series starring show creator Ricky Gervais, reports Brent will be reintroduced tonight (March 15) during Comic Relief on BBC1. But, it doesn’t stop there with Gervais teaming up with YouTube to release a plethora of new […]

WATCH: Maggie Smith’s Best One-Liners on ‘Downton Abbey’

  Are you jonesing for a mid-week Downton Abbey fix while waiting for this Sunday night’s installment of the penultimate Season Two episode of the hit British series on PBS? (Feb. 12, 9 p.m. ET.) Here comes YouTube to the rescue. Some clever fans, who clearly have too much time on their hands, have cut […]

Classic Doctor Who Channel Live On YouTube

Super-fantastic news for Whovians: BBC Worldwide has launched a Classic Doctor Who channel today (January 4). And when they mean “Classic” Doctor Who, they are referring to the series before Russell T Davies‘ reboot with Christopher Eccleston in 2005. The channel has launched with more than 45 clips dating back to the first ever episode […]

Some Anglo Scoto For Your Ear: Idlewild’s “Roseability”

The Edinburgh-based Idlewild is one of my favorite bands, and 100 Broken Windows is my favorite album of theirs. Each song is fantastic – like the best bits of The Cure and R.E.M. distilled into fun, thoughtful Scottish alt-rock. Those elements can be found in “Roseability,” which features frontman Roddy Woomble singing the cheeky refrain, […]