Tag - UK

UK Culture Secretary Isn’t Against...

Okay, here it comes. UK Culture Secretary Andy Burnham wants to work with the Obama administration to apply “new standards of decency” to the Web. Read this next paragraph carefully. For the full context, here’s the article...

Bollywood School to Hit UK

I know I’ve said this in some of the reviews I’ve done of Bollywood films, but Bollywood films are awesome. For the most part, they follow certain patterns. They’re all around three hours long. They all have comic relief...

The RIAA vs. Jimmy Carr

Apparently much has been made of a reportedly fake news story that the RIAA put together to send out to news stations in the hopes that they would run it like actual news. Silly people, like news stations run “actual news” these...

Channel 4 Going 20 Minutes Into the Retro...

Around here, we dig Matt Frewer. So anything that gets him a paycheck, we’re good with. It’s a bonus when the thing in question is a rather amusing return to Max Headroom to warn viewers in the UK that Channel 4 (where Headroom...

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But It Doesn’t Have Dragon Pork in it...

In yet another example about how Nanny Government can get way the hell out of control, the trading standards folks in the UK have decreed that Welsh Dragon Sausages will have to be renamed Welsh Dragon Pork Sausages in order to avoid...

I’ll Be Special and I’ll Be Rare

I know “The Big Win,” an animated short for The National Lottery in the UK, is supposed to be sweet and hopeful and optimistic and happy and stuff. But I can’t help but wonder… …as those smiles spread like the...