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UK Radio Icon Celebrates Milestone

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 03.31.2012 | Media

LONDON — Margaret Thatcher chose Beethoven, Michael Caine picked Frank Sinatra and boxer George Foreman selected The Beatles' "All You Need is L...

Bonfire Of The Vanities: Artworks Set Ablaze

Posted 03.27.2012 | Arts

Artists in particular are fragile souls who are vulnerable to those extreme moments of self-doubt where they cannot bear to look at their work anymore...

The Benedict Cumberbatch Situation

Meghan O'Keefe | Posted 03.26.2012 | Comedy
Meghan O'Keefe

Right now there are numerous intelligent women across the land who are presently in crisis mode. It's all due to an actor whom you may or may not be aware of named Benedict Cumberbatch.

Angela Merkel Kicks Off Davos, Twitter Reacts

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.25.2012 | Business

German Chancellor Angela Merkel kicked off the World Economic Forum in the Swiss resort town of Davos Wednesday with a keynote address that aimed to r...

'Ab Fab' Returns To Logo For Second Special!

Posted 01.18.2012 | TV

Sweetie, darling! Edina and her pill-popping friend Patsy are back! Jennifer Saunders (Edina) and Joanna Lumley (Patsy) return for an all-new, second ...

Tavi: 'People Were Confused And Angry' By Her Presence At Fashion Week

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.18.2012 | Style

Tavi Gevinson may be off fashion's radar for now, but she probably likes it that way. It's an indication that the teen blogger has gone from amusing i...

Is This What Women In Tech Look Like?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 01.13.2012 | Women

The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, better known as CES, is the world's largest consumer technology trade show and an important network...

TV's Most 'Absolutely Fabulous' Women

Posted 01.09.2012 | TV

After more than seven years, Eddy (Jennifer Saunders) and Patsy (Joanna Lumley) reemerge on Sun., Jan. 8 with an "Absolutely Fabulous 20th Anniversary...

'Doctor Who': Is A Shocking Death On The Way?

Zap2It | Posted 01.06.2012 | TV

Which version of the Doctor in the re-imagined version of "Doctor Who" is the best is always a pretty heated debate. But if you ask who the best compa...

FLASHBACK: Young Russell Brand Makes Out With A Girl

Posted 03.03.2012 | Entertainment

Russell Brand, we presume, is very happy that the calendar has flipped past 2011. He didn't have a great year. His remake of the classic comedy film "...

Is 'Ab Fab' Headed To The Big Screen?

Posted 01.19.2012 | TV

With fans hopeful that "Arrested Development," "Party Down" and "Veronica Mars" will be getting their time on the big screen, fans of the across-the-p...

BBC 'Faces of the Year' List Angers Thousands

The Independent | Tom Peck | Posted 02.28.2012 | Media

The BBC found itself at the centre of another Twitter-stoked sexism row yesterday after the female section of its "Faces of the Year" list included Sw...

Popular NPR Radio Show Comes To BBC America

AP | Posted 12.23.2011 | TV

WASHINGTON -- NPR's quiz show "Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me" is making the leap from radio to television. The show debuts Friday evening on BBC Americ...

TO THE DEATH: San Francisco Versus New York

Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.13.2011 | San Francisco

It's a battle as old as time. David Chang versus Alice Waters. Brooklyn Bridge versus Golden Gate. Bruce Wayne versus Gavin. It's New York versus...

Unemployment Is The World's Fastest-Rising Concern: Study

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

Worried about making ends meet? You're not alone. Unemployment is the fastest-rising concern around the globe, suggesting the softening global job ...

PUBLIC Presents: Fooling Around In PUBLIC With Jack Whitehall Review

Neil Simpson | Posted 02.03.2012 | UK Comedy
Neil Simpson

Jack Whitehall, of course, went down a treat. His mum (who was sitting in the corner) seemed to enjoy her son's scripted sequences and flailing around on stage immensely. Whitehall is a fantastically energetic comedian, able to use every ounce of energy in his spindly figure to squeeze laughs from the audience.

BBC Under Fire Over Star's Incendiary Comments

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 01.31.2012 | Media

LONDON — A British trade union is denouncing a low blow from the host of the popular TV show "Top Gear." The UNISON union on Thursday demanded ...

Top NPR Exec Jumps Ship

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 01.30.2012 | Media

WASHINGTON — NPR Executive Editor Dick Meyer is leaving the public radio network to lead BBC News America. Meyer's appointment at BBC was annou...

Pakistani Cable Blocks BBC Over Critical Documentary

AP | Posted 01.29.2012 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan — Operators have blocked BBC World News because of a documentary critical of the country's commitment to fighting Islamist mil...

Interview: Director Simon Curtis discusses My Week with Marilyn

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.21.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Simon Curtis bristles a little when asked why, having directed so extensively in television and produced numerous films, it took him so long to direct...

Iconic British Show Getting Big Screen Adaptation

Posted 01.14.2012 | Entertainment

It's finally happening, Doctor Who fans: the TARDIS will be landing on the big screen. The famed British sci-fi television series, which ran from 1...

Iran Detains Journalist Over BBC Broadcast

AP | Posted 11.13.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's semiofficial Fars news agency says a man has been detained after broadcasting for the British Broadcasting Corporation's Farsi-...

USS Monitor: Could William Bryan Be One of the Skeletons in the Turret?

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 01.09.2012 | Home
Megan Smolenyak

Launched in Brooklyn on January 30, 1862 and lost in a storm off Cape Hatteras on December 31st of the same year, its legacy has far outlasted its duration.

Women Make Their Mark On The 2012 Olympic Site

BBC News | Posted 01.08.2012 | Women

There may not be many of them, but women at the Olympic site in East London are making their presence felt. As the staff bus trundles onto site, wo...

Murdoch Lawyer's Surprising BBC Accusation

Reuters | Kevin Kelleher | Posted 12.26.2011 | Media

(Reuters) - A lawyer for Rupert Murdoch's News Group Newspapers earlier this year accused the British Broadcasting Corporation of pursuing an investig...