By Chris Gray The passion of Randy Travis has been one of the saddest and most compelling musical dramas of the past year. One of Nashville's most beloved and seemingly mild-mannered singers (now a North Texan) has suddenly gone full-on Johnny Paycheck, brawling in church parking lots, popping out ... More >>
Labrinth Santos Party House Tuesday, June 5 Better than: Watching American Idol. Labrinth has a bit of a foul mouth. It's jarringhis boyish looks and feel-good pop tunes don't betray any sort of edge, but the rising U.K. singer/producer dropped a healthy amount of F-bombs last night at Sant ... More >>
We here at Runnin' Scared have fastidiously documented our obsession with the royal family/wedding. So when we read that the Daily Mail had run an exclusive interview with Wills (an excerpt from an upcoming book on the queen), we just had to weigh in. In the Daily Mail piece -- which is accom ... More >>
Beer archaeologist Patrick McGovern is working with Dogfish's Sam Calagione to investigate brewing methods that go as far back as 18,000 years ago. [io9] Sparkling rosés might not be the most complex or sophisticated wines, but they are great for summer picnics, which would explain their gr ... More >>
Official White House photographThe Obamas continued their tour of Europe this afternoon with a visit to the Downing Street residence of British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha. In this official White House photo by Lawrence Jackson that's sure to inspire any number of moder ... More >>
Good morning! It's your royal wedding bloggers, Rosie Gray, Francesca Stabile, and Jen Doll, here in these wee hours munching pretend scones and mainlining coffee so we can tell you exactly what's happening on this glorious day of April 29, 2011, the much-anticipated day of nuptials between P ... More >>
Seems about right. Jumping around erratically, spinning in circles, hiding behind a curtain, scratching ourselves, spacing out during the trip to Buckingham Palace. We were right there with you, kitten named Oreo! To the beauteous couple [stares blankly at a foot].
We know from classy.Christopher Ely, a proper English butler who has served under the Queen at Buckingham Palace, will next month offer a series of week-long courses in estate management studies at the French Culinary Institute. In other words, he'll be teaching how to serve, do laundry, clea ... More >>
Marriage equality activists are stepping up their game this week, protesting increasingly high profile events to demonstrate for the right for gays to marry. Yesterday, members of Queer Rising and Connecting Rainbows, along with Lt. Dan Choi, marched down Fifth Avenue in the Easter Parade. T ... More >>
via Kate Middleton For The Win Kate Middleton, lest we even begin to forget, is a commoner. Naturally, she has some embarrassing family members, as the British tabloids have been sure to uncover thoroughly. For example, there's Katrina Darling, a burlesque dancer and second cousin of Kate. Then t ... More >>
Shiny, happy royals.Almost as thrilling as those two glorious brunettes with the funny accents whom we don't even know (personally) getting hitched in some famous abbey far across that large body of water that separates us Americans from a whole shit-ton of tea is today's news that THE ROYAL ... More >>
Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding invite has arrived! Are you one of the lucky 1,900 to receive one? Are you this girl? If so, time to give up sweetie, it's all over. Forthwith, an analysis of the Most Important Royal Wedding Invitation of Our Time.
That was fast. British prime minister Gordon Brown has announced his resignation after stating yesterday that he would be stepping down. Thus ends 13 years of Labour Party rule.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth has decided to turn off the lights in unused Buckingham Palace rooms, re-serve morsels left over from lavish banquets, and repeat a dowdy outfit now and again. Nice try Queeenie, and we're glad you're keeping up with the news and all, but how about adding these thrifty me ... More >>
Bobby Darin and the Soops I have a stunning confession to make: I found out about Rodgers and Hart because of the Supremes! In the '60s, the Motown trio did a theme album commemorating the songs of that esteemed theater duo, along with novelty LPs dedicated to country, Liverpool, and Sam Cooke. In ... More >>
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