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Hilarious Doug Morris Interview Now a Hilarious Web Comic

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Doug Morris Now Even More Cartoonish: On Monday, we told you about the wacky interview with Universal Music CEO Doug Morris in the new issue of Wired. Now someone’s turned it into a Web comic. Hooray! [Hijinks Ensue via Boing Boing]

Heaven Knows I’m Liable Now: Morrissey is suing NME for defamation after the magazine ran his controversial comments on immigration and quoted him on its cover saying, “The Gates of England are flooded. The country’s been thrown away.” [London Times]

Sour Grapes: Documentarian Mike Garibaldi Frick is blogging at the Huffington Post about having his film rejected from the Sundance Film Festival, likely because it wasn’t depressing enough. [HuffPo]

Zonday the Pitchman: Tay “Chocolate Rain” Zonday is in a new commercial for Cherry Dr. Pepper, which is really kind of a bummer. [YouTube]

Conan the Humanitarian: Out of his own pocket, Conan O’Brien will pay the salaries of his staff members, who will be laid off by NBC tomorrow owing to the ongoing writers’ strike. [Deadline Hollywood Daily]

Hilarious Doug Morris Interview Now a Hilarious Web Comic