Americans fall for British accent, not acting: Stephen Fry
Americans appear to be falling for the accent rather than the ability of British actors who keep winning US film and television awards, comedian and actor Stephen Fry argued Monday.
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340336.2. Ive lived in the States for 18 years. I had an english accent, but now when I return to England they think Im American. Yet I still have to repeat myself quite a bit. I bet thats a bigger problem if you are Spanish and have been here for six months.
Date in jail for drugging beer / Quick-thinking S.F. pair nail man slipping his companion a mickey
It looked for all the world as if the couple on a date -- he was darkly handsome and a little older than the pretty, petite blonde with the Russian accent -- were having a great time together. A really great time, their waitress, Karri Cormican,...
Denise Van Outen ordered to get Joss Stoned
Lose the Brit accent, say US TV bossesUS TV bosses have instructed Denise Van Outen to do a Joss Stone and lose her Brit accent - because audiences over the pond have not warmed to her chirpy Essex twang.…
Bush, doggy, our driver said angrily in a heavy Arabic accent. Did he just say donkey or doggy? my brother whispered to me. Bush doggy, woof woof, the man growled this time. Alarmed, I turned to my brother and said, Thats it, were not telling anyone here that were Americans anymore.
British actors overestimated by Hollywood, says Fry
London, March 20 English comedian Stephen Fry believes British actors do well in Hollywood because Americans are fooled and seduced by their accent.
Glitzy rebellion at L.A. Fashion Week
Human bones on the catwalk. Models in dagger-emblazoned silk dresses strutting while talking on cell phones. Bauhaus blaring overhead.
Backstory: Last of the Yiddish Mohicans
The Nazis and Soviets couldnt stop the Gurevicius family from speaking their native tongue.
The Myrtle Beach Regional Pipe Band is holding auditions for a public address announcer today and March 28. Music or history knowledge and a European accent is helpful, but not required.
Chief Drawn to Repairing Troubled Systems
There was a sense of anticipation yesterday morning at the House of Correction in Jessup as reporters and spectators gathered around the lectern to hear from the man who had, in a few short weeks, quietly shut down the states most violent and problematic prison -- something others predicted would...