From London, BBC World Service Radio is promoting, world-wide of course, a forthcoming special devoted to a quintessential bit of American history. Trouble is, the BBC's timing is just a little off -- or at least a tad late.
You've had a tough week or two, haven't you? You're doing the talk show rounds to promote your new book, but all the interviewers want to talk about is the degree of hypocrisy with which you sold out to Big Oil, when you sold Current TV to Aljazeera. You need to come out swinging.
Until this show, Gordon Ramsay was on my short list of chefs I could care less about. Here he's charming, laid-back and informative. There are lots of useful tips, the recipes are easy and straight-forward and the food looks delicious!
Dominic Monaghan has starred in not one but TWO classic geek franchises -- the Lord of the Rings films and Lost. Now he's following his passion for animals and travel by creating a BBC America nature show, Wild Things, in which he stalks some of the world's most rare and fascinating insects.