bbc

News

The Republican representative demonstrated an alarming amount of ignorance towards the plight of the Black Lives Matter activists in Charlotte protesting the shooting of Keith Scott at the hands of the police. READ MORE »


News

In what is one of the least depressing failures of democracy, it was recently decided that despite the desires of voters the ship “Boaty McBoatface” will instead be named after David Attenborough. READ MORE »


Entertainment

Have women gained as much ground in the past few years as it seems, or are we distracted and seduced by a sort of “pop-feminism” that seeks to label everything feminist or not feminist, without actually digging into the roots of sexism? READ MORE »


Celebs

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 on Graham Norton’s show and trick all of the ladies trying to be her.

All of the fake Adeles were totally unaware that… READ MORE »


News

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!

This is literally what happened:

Teale: An online study showed a shocking 95 percent of people said they have been harassed, either… READ MORE »


Entertainment

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


Entertainment

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 Anthony Trollope into a new period drama.

The novel is about a penniless girl, Mary, who falls for a rich aristocratic Doctor (Dr. READ MORE »


News

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, who was gang raped by four men on a public bus as she returned home from seeing a movie with a male companion. Singh died… READ MORE »


News

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 hashish. It went precisely as you’d imagine. … READ MORE »


Entertainment

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 Elizabeth Taylor. Note, I said “as of yet.” Not to be outdone by Lifetime, the BBC is airing its own Liz and Dick vehicle, “Burton… READ MORE »


Entertainment

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 behind his head. In reality, the pink penis may actually be a water bottle called a Dicky Chug (available in a variety of pleasing colors!),… READ MORE »


Celebs

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 Powerful.” Chris Stark cannot play it cool in front of Mila Kunis to save his life. Mila Kunis is very nice about it. Very, very nice about… READ MORE »


Entertainment

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 want to watch the show. Granted, it was announced a few months ago and I’m only hearing about it now, so my excitement comes less… READ MORE »


Entertainment

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 and make documentaries for National Geographic and the BBC. Can you even imagine how breathtaking it must be to hang out with lions and elephants… READ MORE »


Entertainment

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 while you tan. BBC’s “Weird Nature” featured a segment about vervet monkeys, the alchies of the animal kingdom. And I’m kind of obsessed. But unlike… READ MORE »


News

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 of the year, but not include three women who won the Nobel Peace Prize or any female CEOs. #Pandagate, as the scandal became known on… READ MORE »


News

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? Perhaps Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee, and Tawakkol Karman, the trio of women who won the Nobel Peace Prize? None of the above. Instead, the news service chose a bizarre… READ MORE »


Celebs

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 mystery swirled in. Yet, every time I see that actress Romola Garai is onscreen, I cannot look away. In addition to being naturally gorgeous and… READ MORE »


1 2