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Mick Jagger Gets Political With Two Songs Attacking Trump, Brexit (Listen!) 4

Mick Jagger Gets Political With Two Songs Attacking Trump, Brexit (Listen!)

Mick Jagger, frontman for the Rolling Stones, takes rock and roll back to its roots as a form of political protest, with the release of two new songs zeroing in on the the UK under Brexit and American under Donald Trump. Rock-n-roll came of age in the 1960s, an age of protest. Rock music was a catalyst for the counter-culture revolution that led to a number of key social reforms. ...
Kate Middleton Sex Joke Blocked in UK by Conan O'Brien Show (Watch!) 8

Kate Middleton Sex Joke Blocked in UK by Conan O’Brien Show (Watch!)

Kate Middleton was the unintended butt of a double entendre sex pun during a visit to the set of Downton Abbey. Show star Joanne Froggatt told the story on Conan O’Brien, which released a video of her visit everywhere but Great Britain. Who knew Conan was a royal toady? After all, this is America, which threw off the yoke of Royal oppression way back when. ...
Charli XCX Makes Saturday Night Live Debut Singing 'Boom Clap' (see!) 10

Charli XCX Makes Saturday Night Live Debut Singing ‘Boom Clap’ (see!)

harli XCX is the latest British import to land in America and create a splash with her music. She debuted on Saturday Night Live last night (Dec. 13) and performed her hit song “Boom Clap.” The well of UK talent seems almost endless. Charli, real name Charlotte Emma Aitchison, has actually been singing professionally in Britain since 2008 when she was a mere 16. Now 22, the singer and songwriter announced in August that she will release her second major-label studio album, titled Sucker on Monday (Dec. 16). ...
Elizabeth McGovern is No Lady; She's Rocker Sexy Sadie (watch!) 14

Elizabeth McGovern is No Lady; She’s Rocker Sexy Sadie (watch!)

Elizabeth McGovern, who plays the genteel Lady Cora Crawley on the high-brow PBS series “Downtown Abbey,” has an alter ego. Meet rocker Sexy Sadie. McGovern, 52, best known of late as genteel Lady Cora Crawley on the high-brow public television series “Downtown Abbey,” is using her downtime from the show to tour with her rock band Sadie and the Hotheads....