Two of my favorite things: Damien Hirst and The Red Hot Chili Peppers

I love it when popular culture knocks two of its best together and you get something like this.

The Red Hot Chili Peppers have just raised the bar for cover design with their latest album 'I'm With You', by commissioning British artist Damien Hirst, (yes, he of the pickled shark, the bisected cow and the diamond encrusted skull).

I tip my sunglasses to you, gentlemen.

Check out the full story here.
Damien Hirst cover design for The Red Hot Chili Peppers 
new album 'I'm With You', out 8.30.11

Warning: Kiefer Sutherland Is… Secretly British

Warning: Kiefer Sutherland Is… Secretly British. 

Betcha didn't know that, did ya?  I didn't and it got me wondering who else is lurking in the tea and crumpet closet in La La Land, huh?

Who else is Secretly British...? Find out at BBC America - Anglophenia Blog.

By 'eck it's Champion the Wonder Horse

Interesting conversation about favorite childhood TV shows came up today...and I mentioned one of mine 'Champion the Wonder Horse' expecting from my American friends oohs of nostalgia and enthusiastic sobs of remembrance loud enough to match my own...not a one! Blank stares and 'Are you sure it wasn't a British show?' was all I got.

Billy Bob & Kath's Big Adventure

I promised a friend I would definitely try to post something about the California visit of that couple who just got hitched. Oh man, what are their names again?  Billy Bob & Kath? No, no, I have it...yes! Will & Kate.