Weezer's Publicist Begrudgingly Admits New Album Cover Is Not a Joke

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"Yes, that's absolutely the cover. It's what they chose. They looked at a bunch of mockups, and that's the one they decided to go with. It's not a joke." —Weezer publicist Jim Merlis on the newly released cover of the band's upcoming album [MTV]

"I've written songs for so many years that it's basically become a bodily function. There's nothing glamorous about it whatsoever." Rufus Wainwright [Variety]

"I know the two main questions I'm going to be asked in the next year are 'How much pot did you smoke?'' and ''What was it like to kiss Sean Penn?'" James Franco on his upcoming roles in Pineapple Express and Milk [EW]

"I'm content with 90 percent of me. I like my teeth. Sometimes I wonder if my orthodontist realizes how important he was." Carrie Underwood [People]

"I remember going to school after the weekend that movie came out and no one wanted to sit next to me at lunch. They completely believed my peanut butter and jelly sandwich certainly had to contain monkey brains." Kal Penn on Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom [LAT]

"There were some little things. Obviously we couldn't export some of Tim's features onto the monster because we had to make him look actually scary, and Tim is not that scary." Louis Leterrier on Tim Roth's appearance in The Incredible Hulk [MTV]