Posts tagged "bbc"

Watch Adele Prank Her Impersonators In Disguise

With the release of Adele’s new album 25 came a fun type of promo stint for the BBC where the singer decided to dress in disguise during an Adele impersonator gathering…

Katrin Higher | November 21, 2015 - 11:30 am

BBC Reporter Gets Harassed During Report About Street Harassment

In a moment of perfectly macabre poetic justice, BBC Reporter Sarah Teale managed to get street harassed during a segment on getting street harassed. My misandry wings are growing!

Katrin Higher | September 27, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Goodbye To The Doctor

“Doctor Who” seems to tell its female fans, Don’t forget your place: Always a companion, never a Doctor. 

Megan Kirby | August 28, 2015 - 10:00 am

“Downton Abbey” Creator To Adapt An Anthony Trollope Romantic Novel For Screen

Julian Fellowes, creator of the wildly popular BBC to PBS drama “Downton Abbey” is working on his next project which will be the adaptation of the novel Doctor Thorne by…

Katrin Higher | April 25, 2015 - 4:00 pm

BBC’s Banned New Delhi Gang Rape Documentary Is Now On YouTube

Just a day ago, the Indian Parliament banned an airing of BBC’s latest Storyville documentary, “India’s Daughter,” which focuses on the brutal 2012 Delhi rape of 23-year old Jyoti Singh,…

Beejoli Shah | March 5, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Merry Christmas! Watch A BBC Reporter Try To Do His Job In Front Of A Pile Of Burning Heroin

BBC correspondent Quentin Sommerville was reporting a drug bust in Afghanistan and was placed, for his report, in front of a pile of 8.5 tons of burning heroin, opium, and…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 23, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Here’s The Trailer For Yet Another Made For TV Movie About Liz Taylor & Richard Burton

It has been eight long months since Lindsay Lohan starred in “Liz & Dick,” as of yet the world’s most glorious made-for-TV-movie about the tumultuous love affair between Richard Burton and…

Jessica Wakeman | July 8, 2013 - 3:45 pm

Don’t Forget To Move Your Pink Dildo When You’re On TV

This unidentified guy was interviewed on the BBC about the Boston bombing earlier this week. I’m sure he gave a great interview, but who cares? There’s a giant pink dildo…

Julie Gerstein | April 19, 2013 - 4:40 pm

Mila Kunis Talks JagerBombs, Football With Nervous BBC Reporter Chris Stark

Meet Chris Stark. Chris Stark is a BBC reporter who has never interviewed a celebrity before. The BBC asked Chris Stark to interview Mila Kunis about “Oz The Great and…

Jessica Wakeman | March 5, 2013 - 2:40 pm

The BBC Is Telling The Story Of The War Of The Roses From The Female Perspective, And It Looks Amazing

The recently released promo pics from the upcoming BBC drama The White Queen, which tells the story of the War of the Roses from the perspective of the females involved, have really, really made me…

The Mary Sue | November 21, 2012 - 3:10 pm

The BBC Shares Its Special Meerkat Moments

If I were to choose an alternate life to my Choose Your Own Adventure story, I’d be a nature camera guy, like the dudes who go out into the wilderness…

Julie Gerstein | May 20, 2012 - 9:00 am

Drunk Monkeys Of The Caribbean

Beware if you are planning to visit the Caribbean island of St. Kitts. There are a species of monkeys that will steal your fruity rum drink with the paper umbrella…

Ami Angelowicz | February 24, 2012 - 11:40 am

#Pandagate Gets Taiwanese Animation

As both a panda lover and a feminist, I was torn asunder by the BBC’s WTF decision to include a panda named Tian Tian on a list of 12 women…

Jessica Wakeman | December 30, 2011 - 12:30 pm

The BBC’s Women Of The Year Include A Princess And A Panda, But No CEOs

It’s almost 2012, but you wouldn’t know it from the BBC’s bafflingly retro new list of 12 women who it calls the “Faces of the Year.” Who made the cut? Christine LaGarde? Jill Abramson?

The Grindstone | December 29, 2011 - 12:20 pm

5 Things To Know About Romola Garai From “The Hour”

I could take or leave BBC America’s “The Hour,” about Brits who run a political news program in the 1950s. It’s a thinly-veiiled “Mad Men” knockoff with a bit of…

Jessica Wakeman | August 29, 2011 - 4:00 pm

The Ballad Of The Swimming Sloth

The Frisky is pretty dedicated to its sloth coverage, and so we’d be remiss in not informing you of the latest sloth develops. In this case, we’re talking about…

Julie Gerstein | December 14, 2010 - 4:20 pm

Watch A Clip From “Lindsay Lohan In India,” Her BBC Doc On Human Trafficking

OK, Lindsay Lohan’s involvement in a BBC documentary about the trafficking of women and children is très random. But if “Lindsay Lohan In India” is how LiLo tries…

Jessica Wakeman | January 11, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Britney Spears Saved My Life!

Did you ever think that Britney Spears could save anybody’s life? Not so much, unless we’re talking about deflecting a bullet with a swinging umbrella or walking barefoot…

Justine Fields | July 23, 2009 - 4:20 pm

BBC’s Hard News Reporting: Deranged Teens Obsessed With Japanese Fashion

According to the BBC, the newest fashion movement to capture the obsession of British teens is a Japanese style called manba, which involves this weird blackface situation and Kiss makeup.

Leonora Epstein | June 30, 2009 - 3:40 pm

Big, Big Love: One Man, 86 Wives

While three sister wives may seem like one big, happy family on Big Love, try having 86! Mohammed Bello Abubakar, an 84-year-old Muslim preacher in Nigeria, has married more women…

Simcha | August 11, 2008 - 12:30 pm