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Pilgrimage Churches in the Mountains of Ethiopia

The website of the BBC has posted some very beautiful photos from their correspondents’ visit to the Tigray region in northern Ethiopia, a region which, as they note, bears no small resemblance to parts of the southwestern United States. Show More Summary

BBC & FACT Shut Down Doctor Who Fansite

On the eve of the brand new season of Doctor Who, yesterday the BBC and Federation Against Copyright Theft teamed up to close a long-standing fansite. Following an in-person visit, Doctor Who Media shut down immediately. Its domain name will soon be taken over by the BBC. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and anonymous VPN services.

Daniel Radcliffe: The Best Relationships Are With Your Best Friend

Daniel Radcliffe heads out of the BBC Radio Studios after a visit in London on Friday afternoon (August 22). The 25-year-old actor had his Sharpie pen ready to go for autographs for waiting fans. “I think the best relationships are when you’re going out with your best friend,” Daniel recently shared with Toronto Star. He [...]

The TARDiS Has Crash Landed & YOU Can Visit It! Geronimo, Whovians!

The new Doctor lands…TOMORROW! But it looks like something else landed in London today! The TARDiS!! Seeing as Doctor Who returns with a brand new Doctor, aka Peter Capaldi, the BBC is pulling out ALLL the stops for the promotions. They built a 'crashed' TARDiS in the middle of Parliament Square in London and fans are flocking [...]

Hear SBTRKT Perform New Songs With Ezra Koenig, Sampha, & Warpaint On BBC Radio 1

SBTRKT visited Zane Lowe’s show on BBC Radio 1 this afternoon to perform some new songs with the help of a few artists he’s collaborated with on the upcoming album Wonder When We Land. In addition to opening with “Temporary View” aided by Sampha, he also gets help from Ezra Koenig for “NEW DORP NEW [...]

Listen To FKA Twigs Sing 3 Songs On BBC Radio 1

3 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

The British singer FKA twigs is a few days away from releasing LP1, her shattering debut full-length, and she recently visited the BBC radio host Zane Lowe on the air. Speaking with Lowe, twigs talked a bit about how she dropped out of dance school to become a musician and the connections between music and [...]

Jesse Eisenberg Takes a 'Batman v Superman' Filming Break to Visit Israel

Jesse Eisenberg exits the BBC Radio 1 studios after giving an interview on Tuesday (July 29) in London, England. The 30-year-old actor also visited Israel on his trip East, where he attended the Israeli premiere of his play The Revisionist in Tel Aviv, where he gave a talkback afterwards, but was asked by Tzipi Pines, [...]

SDCC: Meet the Many Personalities of BBC America's "Orphan Black"

The cast and producers of the fan-favorite BBC America series paid a visit to Comic-Con International and to an appreciative Clone Club.

Worst Dentist Visit Ever: 232 Teeth Removed From Teenager’s Mouth

Dentists in Mumbai successfully removed 232 pearl-like teeth from the mouth of Ashik Gavai, an teenager living in a small Indian village. Ashik is now the world record holder for having the most teeth in one mouth. According to BBC news, Mr. Gavai first noticed a pain in his lower jaw about 18 months ago.

World's Best Place To Watch Top Gear Episodes Taken Down By Lawyers

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If you live in a country where Top Gear isn't broadcast live on BBC 2, there's a good chance you've visited Final Gear to nab a download of the latest episode. Well, not anymore. The DMCA just made them take down all their links. This is not great news. Read more...

Basic Amenities

For many years now people in the UK have taken basic amenities such as an indoor toilet for granted, but it's not the case in other parts of the world as this report from the BBC demonstrates. I remember visiting my grandparents in Glasgow...Show More Summary

Pitch ‘Immediately Engaging,’ Photo-Heavy Pieces to BBC Travel

2 months agoIndustries / Media : 10,000 Words

Top 30 Vacation Spots in America. The 10 Best Places to Visit in Rome. How to Take a Road Trip on a Budget. For travel websites and blogs, it’s easy to use listicles as a way to deliver stories. They’re short, sweet and to the point....Show More Summary

BBC Announces ‘Doctor Who’ World Tour to Introduce 12th Doctor to Fans Around the World

3 months agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

The BBC has just announced a Doctor Who World Tour featuring Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, and show runner Steven Moffat. The TARDIS will crisscross the world beginning August 7th, visiting five continents and seven cities. Will you be close enough to check it out in person? Let’s start with the BBC’s official announcement: Pack your […]

‘Doctor Who’ stars to visit U.S. on five-continent publicity tour

The BBC announced Tuesday that Doctor Who stars Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman will promote the new season of the

Cheryl Cole Visits BBC Radio 1 to Premiere New Single 'Crazy Stupid Love' - Watch Lyric Video Now!

Cheryl Cole is all smiles as she is greeted by a flock of fans leaving the BBC Radio 1 studios on Monday morning (June 2) in London, England. The 30-year-old English entertainer made sure to take selfies and sign autographs after premiering her brand new single “Crazy Stupid Love” featuring Tinie Tempah! PHOTOS: Check out [...]

Brit TV: Coming Soon to BBC America – Almost Royal – A New Comedy about Royals Visiting America That Actually Looks Rather Good!

This came across our wires and we thought it was worth sharing. BBC America is producing a new comedy show called Almost Royal. It’s a fly on the wall comedy about two uppity British Aristocrats on a tour of America. While we are generally pretty critical about BBC America, this actually looks rather funny. Show More Summary

25 Netflix Streaming Films to Watch With Your Mom

The Netflix algorithim is a cruel mistress. Sometimes, when I’ve visited my parents, we just scroll and scroll past the same 75 choices based on their tastes in BBC dramas, having real difficulty finding anything new and exciting beyond...Show More Summary

It Was My Fault I was Booed - an Exercise in Free Speech

On a recent visit to a well-known social media site (What is it called? Twaddle? Something like that), I found quite a few reactions to my appearance on the BBC Programme ‘Free Speech’ last Thursday evening, still, I think, to...

Leading British Film Group In Beijing To Explore Closer Ties With China

A group of 12 talent agents, producers, distributors, film sales companies, exhibitors and representatives from BFI, the British Film Commission and BBC Worldwide have embarked upon the first official trade visit to the Asian powerhouse. read more

Matisse Cut-Outs 2

5 months agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

I previewed the Tate Passé show Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs last October and gave it the thumbs down due to its rip-off admission prices (CLICK). Today BBC London News paid a visit to the show to remind me, but hasn't posted its video online. The show opens on 17 April and runs until 7 September. Shown is Matiss's Blue Nude (1952). CLICK for a Tate trailer.

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