London Nights: Harry Potter & The Dorky Vacation


If you’re a Harry Potter fan(atic) you can stay at the Georgian House hotel, a 163-year-old property near Victoria Station, that now has rooms that replicate Hogwarts. As part of a special package you can go on a walking tour of central London landmarks and a trip to the Warner Bros. Studio lot for The Making of Harry Potter Tour. Serena von der ... See the Rest

That’s Hollywood: Something’s Funny About Benedict Cumberbatch?

Madame Tussauds Unveil New Wax Figure Of Benedict Cumberbatch In London

Maybe you weren't fooled, but when I first saw the shot below on the photo agency site, Pacific Coast News, I was for a second. Yes, it's a wax figure of Benedict Cumberbatch that was just unveiled in London at Madame Tussaud's. It made me curious about the 200 year-old museum. There's been one in New York and Vegas since 2000 and ones opened in DC ... See the Rest

Beyoncé’s Floating Fringe

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Okay. Beyoncé cut some fringe for a minute and decided to rock it last night in London town. Now, is it me, or is her fringe totally floating? It's as it it's trying to run away from her beautiful face. If anyone out there is as big of an anglophile as I am or are actually British, you will know what I mean when I say that she looks like Jill ... See the Rest

New Sherlock, Season 4!?: …And Binge-Watching Seasons 1-3


Sometimes, I'll admit I'm late to the TV party. I had a terrible toothache two weeks ago and, as a shut-in, discovered the BBC's Sherlock. I'd always intended to watch, but just never committed to it. This May, I met Sherlock himself, Benedict Cumberbatch, in London at Peter O'Toole's memorial and he was charming, friendly and handsome in person. ... See the Rest

The Future of Pop!!! Stream London’s QT “Hey QT”

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In keeping with the latest social trending of everything plastic is fantastic, it's no surprise that London's PC Music label has taken pop music to super saccharin sweet levels on new track "Hey QT". Mixing SOPHIE-like vocals and the hyper-anime production of A.G. Cook, QT is as artificial sounding as you can get, and totally addictive! "So what or ... See the Rest

Over $50 Million Spent!: Check Out Hirst’s Castle


Well, it's not really a castle but I like the headline pun – so sue me. Yes, the richest artist in the world ($300+ million) just bought this five-story, 18 bedroom manse for $57 million. Commissioned by the Prince Regent, and considered one of the finest examples of its kind, it was built by the architect John Nash in 1811. Its imposing facade and ... See the Rest

Nicole Scherzinger Twerks It Out In London Town

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Call me naïve, but I never took former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger to be the twerking type. Is that just me? She seemed like the one who was always going out of her way to appear proper, lady like and demure, no? Well, she let it alllll out and then some on the G-A-Y stage in London over the weekend. Who know this was all buried inside and was ... See the Rest

Reporting From London: Miles Chapman Wants To Ring Your Neck

Miles Chapman just off the boat when we first met and his "10 Years of Eternity" necklace

For my continuing London series, I wrote a post about Miles Chapman's talented partner, Bouke de Vries, the other day. This isn't just a tit for tat post – Miles is multi-talented in his own right. We met when he came over with Tina Brown to edit Vanity Fair. I designed the section of the magazine that he edited, called Vanites. We fought like mad, ... See the Rest