Tudor Fashion: Pretty, But Best Not to Think About the Stench

A new exhibit at the Queen's Gallery in London is titled In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion. It features portraits painted in the 16th and 17th century — Tudors and Stuarts, but also Italians, Spaniards and Germans. » 5/23/13 4:00pm 5/23/13 4:00pm

The Five Most British Reactions to Honey Boo Boo's UK Debut

Honey Boo Boo personifies America in a way that perhaps no other single person in our time does. Her penchant for sketti and go-go juice is paired with a nonchalant progressive attitude towards gays and politics, not to mention she's a great body-positive role model. In the U.S., Boo Boo has been a divisive issue,… » 5/22/13 6:15pm 5/22/13 6:15pm

British People to Change 'Big Ben' to 'Big Beth' in Honor of the Queen

In honor of Queen Elizabeth not dying for hella long (you know what was always weird about the queen? Was how she was an old lady but then there was this even older old lady who was her mom!), the people of England have decided to name a biiiiiiiiiiiig clock after her. For Q-Liz's Diamond Jubilee (60 years on the… » 3/23/12 7:40pm 3/23/12 7:40pm

The Colorful Countess Behind The Real Downton Abbey

Highclere Castle, where Downton Abbey is filmed, has been home to the Carnarvon family since 1679. The 8th Earl of Carnavon and his wife live there now, but also allow the property to be opened to the public. One may explore the grounds, hold a banquet, or even use the manse as the backdrop for a wedding. But much like … » 8/09/11 7:45pm 8/09/11 7:45pm