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Steve Guttenberg to Pen the Definitive Steve Guttenberg Biography

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Guttenberg Writes! Beloved actor Steve Guttenberg has signed a deal with Thomas Dunne Books write his memoir, in which he’ll reveal that he once might’ve accidentally killed a girl. Even so, expect his book to be funnier than Police Academy 4. [NYDN]

Hear In Rainbows Now, Sort Of! Rolling Stone’s Website is probably in no danger of being sued for streaming audio of live versions of new Radiohead songs because, in addition to distributing their own albums and taking their own publicity photos, Radiohead also act as their own lawyers. [Rolling Stone]

Frankenweenie Lives! Unverified Internet rumors (which are almost certainly true) imply that Tim Burton’s next movie will be a feature-length stop-motion version of his short film Frankenweenie. [AICN]

Al Gore Acts! Former vice-president Al Gore will appear in an upcoming episode of 30 Rock. Sounds hilarious! [Radar]

Wu-Tang Charm Yoko! Wu-Tang Clan claim that their forthcoming new album, 8 Diagrams (now due on December 4), will feature the first-ever legally cleared Beatles sample. But surely they’re forgetting about the ones on Beastie Boys’ Paul’s Boutique, right? [MySpace]

Steve Guttenberg to Pen the Definitive Steve Guttenberg Biography