Fry and Laurie getting the band back together

While the final episode of House is a mere six days away on Monday, 21 May, thankfully, Hugh Laurie is already trying to limit his down time. Seems as though Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry are ‘getting the band back together’ for a yet to be determined project. The British Comedy Guide has reported that […]

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A little post-Sherlock/Downton Abbey scattershooting

Now that UK audiences are 2/3rd through series 2 of Sherlock and the long Downton Abbey series 2 wait is over for U.S. audiences time to peruse the Internets for some stories that may have been missed while both sides of the pond had stayed away from any potential spoiler alerts this week…. Voldemort the […]

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Blackadder the Fifth – Any thoughts?

When Rowan Atkinson put Teddy to bed for the last time recently, he did offer up, in exchange, that he’d be up for the possibility more Blackadder brilliance someday in the not-too-distant future. That’s the good news. Unfortunately, there’s this little issue of generating equal interest amongst the likes of writer, Richard Curtis, and other cast […]

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Blackadder – should the series with the perfect ending return?

Rumors circulated across the internet in recent weeks concerning a possible return of the greatness of Blackadder for another season. Seems as though when Rowan Atkinson recently announced that Mr. Bean (and Teddy) had officially retired, he quietly hinted that he’d love to see ‘the band get back together’ for another Blackadder series. Of course, […]

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Mr. Bean retires at 21, etc.

Having first appeared in a 1990 New Year’s Day radio program for Thames Television, Mr. Bean is officially retired. Rowan Atkinson, the British comedy great that brought the character to life believes he is too old to play the Buster Keaton-like character any longer. Having last played the lovable legend in the 2007 film, Mr. […]

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Hugh Laurie rocks PBS 'House' tonight

Shamelessly paraphrasing a line from the Stevie Ray, Doyle Bramhall song The House is Rockin’, “…don’t bother knocking, come on in” is the only way to describe PBS’ house tonight as Hugh Laurie pays tribute to the history and tradition of New Orleans Blues. Hugh Laurie: Let Them Talk — A Celebration of New Orleans […]

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The Man in the Rubber Mask

Powell’s Bookstore in downtown Portland. Bookstore mecca. Billed as the largest new, used and out-of-print bookstore on the planet, it occupies a full city block with over 3500 sections and over 68,000 square feet of nothing but books. Ok, there’s a not to be missed coffee shop too, but, essentially, it’s books, books and more […]

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PBS House Call set for Sept 30

Old news to some, new to others. Either way, this is news that bears repeating off and on for the next 4-6 weeks so bear with me…until September 30, anyway. During the PBS portion of the recent Television Critics Association summer press tour, Hugh Laurie made a quick ‘house call’ to chat up his upcoming […]

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Hugh Laurie channels his 'inner-model'

In trying to leave politics out of it from the endorsement of cosmetics vs. a support of a ban on cosmetic testing discussion, this is just a really funny clip that you would least expect to see from the likes of Dr. Gregory House, Bertie Wooster or Prince George. As Laurie recently told the The Belfast […]

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