Pop Culture Roundup Nov. 5,2007

Radiohead is issuing a box set that collects their first six albums, along with a USB "stick" containing the same via its Web site. Plans to release the band's newest album, In Rainbows, on CD in the U.S. haven't been announced yet, but it's also available online.


Take a look at the new look Sontarans, to appear on the fourth season of "Doctor Who."

Details from the BBC:

The Doctor and Martha Jones are to be reunited in an explosive new adventure, which hits our screens next year on BBC One.

Martha comes face to face with Donna Noble for the first time as they unite against the Sontarans, one of The Doctor's oldest enemies.

"I am delighted to be back filming on Doctor Who with David and Catherine," said Freema. "Martha Jones returns in a fantastic storyline and the fans will get to see her in a whole new light!"

The Sontarans first appeared on Doctor Who in 1973 when they met Jon Pertwee's Doctor. Former Young Ones star Christopher Ryan guest stars as the Head of the Sontarans.

Other guest stars in the new series include Felicity Kendal, Sarah Lancashire, Fenella Woolgar, Tim McInnerny, Peter Capaldi, Phil Davis and Tracey Childs.


Booksteve digs "Girl from U.N.C.L.E." Stefanie Powers.


Speaking of U.N.C.L.E., Turner Classic Movies is airing eight "Man from U.N.C.L.E" movies tomorrow (Tuesday, Nov. 6). These are feature-length adventures culled from TV series episodes.

Here's the lineup (all times Eastern):

6:00 AM To Trap a Spy (1964)
Secret agents try to stop the assassination of an African leader touring the U.S. Cast: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Luciana Paluzzi.s Dir: Don Medford.

7:45 AM One Of Our Spies Is Missing (1966)
An enemy agent appeals to an aging British statesman with promises of a youth potion. Cast: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Vera Miles. Dir: E. Darrell Hallenbeck.

9:30 AM One Spy Too Many (1966)
U.N.C.L.E. agents Napoleon Solo and Ilya Kuryakin try to keep a madman from conquering the world. Cast: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Rip Torn. Dir: Joseph Sargent.

11:15 AM Spy With My Face, The (1966)
Enemy agents turn one of their own into a dead ringer for Man from U.N.C.L.E. Napoleon Solo. Cast: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Senta Berger. Dir: John Newland.

12:45 PM Karate Killers, The (1967)
The men from U.N.C.L.E. fight off karate-chopping henchmen to track down a secret formula. Cast: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Joan Crawford. Dir: Barry Shear.

2:30 PM Spy in the Green Hat, The (1966)
Secret agents fight to keep a criminal mastermind from altering the course of the Gulf Stream. Cast: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Jack Palance. Dir: Joseph Sargent.

4:15 PM Helicopter Spies, The (1968)
Two government agents try to stop a band of would-be sorcerers from using a deadly weapon. Cast: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Bradford Dillman. Dir: Boris Segal.

6:00 PM How To Steal The World (1968)
Secret agent Napoleon Solo fights to stop a top-secret plot to conquer the world. Cast: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Eleanor Parker. Dir: Sutton Roley.


"Ever Present Past," Paul McCartney's newest single, is out today in various formats, all including live "B-sides." You can download 'em from iTunes.

'Ever Present Past', the second single lifted from Paul's current album Memory Almost Full is released today. Check out the links and formats below.

CD Single - 1. Ever Present Past 2. Only Mama Knows (Live from Amoeba) 3. Dance Tonight (Live from Amoeba)

7" Vinyl - Side A Ever Present Past / Side B House Of Wax (Live from Amoeba)

Digital Bundle - 1. Ever Present Past 2. Only Mama Knows (Live From Amoeba) 3. That Was Me (Live From Amoeba)


Deal alert: Amazon is offering big discounts on recent DVDs, including "Borat," 28 Days Later," and more.