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There's Now a Streaming TV Service Just for Royal Mega-Fans There's Now a Streaming TV Service Just for Royal Mega-Fans

The Harry and Meghan content onslaught continues, with the announcement of “Meghan and Harry: The First 100 Days,” from the newly launched streaming service TrueRoyalty.tv. The important part of this news is that there is now a streaming service for royalty obsessives.

Meet My New Best Friend, a Giant Duck-Eating Catfish  Meet My New Best Friend, a Giant Duck-Eating Catfish 

A German town is looking for someone with some way to evict a giant catfish who’s eaten all his fellow fish in a city-owned pond—and begun to eat the ducks. I will solve this problem by inviting this cool guy to become my roommate and wildest pal.

Air Force One to Get Trump Makeover Thank God  Air Force One to Get Trump Makeover Thank God 

A muted light blue? It’s for babies, not big, raw, masculine American presidents. Hence the new Air Force One planes, with a redesign being overseen by Donald Trump, will be RED! WHITE! AND! BLUE! for AMERICA!!!!!!

Watch a Shirtless, Cereal-Eating Ansel Elgort Pitch a Matcha Energy Drink Literally Called 'Hustle' 

Here is a sentence perfectly calibrated to turpentine away my own personal last straw: “The founders of America’s first matcha café in New York City are bringing an energy drink powered by the trendy green tea leaf to stores nationwide, along with the help of some special celebrity investors including Ansel Elgort, …

Palace Denies Charles and William Snubbed Trump Because They Were Never Gonna Meet in the First Place Palace Denies Charles and William Snubbed Trump Because They Were Never Gonna Meet in the First Place

A spokesperson for Buckingham Palace has clarified that Princes Charles and William did not snub Donald Trump on his recent visit to the UK, because they never intended to meet with him in the first place. Totally different!

Remember the Leesburg Stockade Girls 

Fifty five years ago this month, a group of teenage girls were locked in a 19th-century stockade in the Georgia heat, imprisoned for their activism on behalf of the Civil Rights movement.

What Is She Thinking?  What Is She Thinking? 

Netflix has released the first image from the next season of The Crown, which will see Claire Foy replaced by Olivia Colman. Here we have the new Queen Elizabeth staring into the distance, which wouldn’t seem like much of a preview, except that’s a good 45 percent of this show.

Here's Your First Glimpse at the New Les Mis, Which Is Based on the Novel NOT the Musical, OK?  Here's Your First Glimpse at the New Les Mis, Which Is Based on the Novel NOT the Musical, OK? 

The BBC has released the first images of the new TV adaptation of Les Miserables, which will air here in the United States on Masterpiece, revealing Lily Collins as Fantine, David Oyelowo as Javert, and Dominic West as Jean Valjean.

King Donald  King Donald 

As Donald Trump arrived in the United Kingdom for his fawning Tory tour of monuments to power—tea at Windsor with the Queen, a meeting at the PM’s country residence of Chequers—a fun-house reflection was borne aloft into the London sky in the form of Baby Trump, a diaper-wearing, phone waving caricature of the…

Downton Abbey Is Really, Truly, Finally Gonna Be a Movie, For Real This Time  Downton Abbey Is Really, Truly, Finally Gonna Be a Movie, For Real This Time 

Downton Abbey has been off the air for two full years here in the United States, but the appetite for the troubles of aristocrats and their domestic staff remains ravenous as ever. And so the Downton Abbey movie is finally, finally happening.

Behold the Mary Queen of Scots Trailer That Will Birth a Thousand Memes

Queen Elizabeth I’s lack of heirs hung over her reign like a cloud and contributed to her rivalry with her cousin, Mary, Queen of Scots, whose son followed her onto the throne. This trailer, on the other hand, will birth a spider-like number of progeny in the form of memes, crawling all over your timeline.

Keira Knightley's Latest Turn in a Corset Is the Scandalous Colette

Kiera Knightley is back in costume for her latest period film Colette, based on the life of French novelist Colette.

Oops! Meghan Markle May Have Expressed an Opinion About Abortion  Oops! Meghan Markle May Have Expressed an Opinion About Abortion 

Meghan Markle might have made the mistake of expressing an opinion about Ireland’s abortion referendum. The fact that this could be considered a “mistake” goes to the heart of why it would actually be very frustrating to be a woman with strong political opinions in the royal family.

Who's In This Mysterious Black Sarcophagus That We Should Definitely Open?  Who's In This Mysterious Black Sarcophagus That We Should Definitely Open? 

Fresh from the sands of Egypt emerges an enormous black sarcophagus, contents unknown. Okay, who wants to pop the hood? Knock, knock!

Beep Beep! All Aboard My Personal Tram to the Hollywood Sign!  Beep Beep! All Aboard My Personal Tram to the Hollywood Sign! 

Warner Bros. reportedly wants to build a aerial tram to the Hollywood sign, presumably as part of the jockeying between studios to build the best, most synergistic, priciest studio tour experience. Too bad their hypothetical tram would have to compete with the equally imaginary aerial tram to the Hollywood sign that…

Jane Austen's Unfinished Novel Sanditon, About Seaside Hijinks, Is Gonna Be a TV Series Jane Austen's Unfinished Novel Sanditon, About Seaside Hijinks, Is Gonna Be a TV Series

Sanditon, the fragment of a novel Jane Austen was working on when she died, is being adapted into a splashy ITV costume drama—and the screenwriter will be Andrew Davies, a.k.a. the guy responsible for the 1995 Pride and Prejudice miniseries starring Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle.

Prince Louis, Already Bored of This Royalty Shit, Arrives Sound Asleep for His Own Christening  Prince Louis, Already Bored of This Royalty Shit, Arrives Sound Asleep for His Own Christening 

A christening is the most reliable of events for the royals—the whole extended family gets to make a polished, wholesome, and highly controlled appearance in front of photographers. It’s pure PR upside for The Firm. And Prince Louis is already all, ugh, who cares? Zzzz—bored!

The Favourite Trailer Promises Dark Comedy About the Absurdity of Court Life

Coming soon: a costume drama starring Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz, and Emma Stone—and directed by Yorgos Lanthimos—about the court of Queen Anne. Based on this teaser trailer, the movie looks weird and fucked up and really the perfect tone for telling a story about monarchy.

I'm Sorry, Netflix Has Signed a TV Series About Sigmund Freud Solving Mysteries With a Psychic?  I'm Sorry, Netflix Has Signed a TV Series About Sigmund Freud Solving Mysteries With a Psychic? 

Netflix’s latest international acquisition is Freud, its first Austrian series, about Sigmund Freud solving crimes with a psychic. This is both ridiculous and, considering the state of prestige suspense television, absolutely unsurprising.

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