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  1. music
    Austin Mahone: A Bieber Clone Who’s No Substitute for the Real ThingMahone is the Tommen Baratheon to Bieber’s Joffrey.
  2. overnights
    Breaking Bad Season Finale: Why Be Cautious?Walt throws you-know-what to the wind, and Jesse gets dragged along behind.
  3. overnights
    Breaking Bad: Groundhog DayEverybody sees their shadow.
  4. overnights
    30 Rock: OnanBest episode ever?
  5. dfw
    Reading Room: David Foster WallaceOn “Wallace’s fullest elaboration of what he saw as the key question of modern existence.”
  6. overnights
    Breaking Bad: All Shiny Up in HereWalt, Jesse, and Gus hurry up and wait.
  7. overnights
    30 Rock: I Walked on Your FaceThe best Mother’s Day episode of any show, ever.
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    Breaking Bad: The Beatings Will Continue Until Morale ImprovesHank and the Twins go head to head!
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    30 Rock: FeyoncéOutrageous and funny, without relying on any cheap insults to trannies!
  10. overnights
    Breaking Bad: Regression TherapyExploding the myth of “he did it for the family.”
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    Breaking Bad: Dirty, Damp, and DeepWe’re so glad to see Jesse and Walt bickering again!
  12. overnights
    Breaking Bad: The Home FrontWalt gets his disenfranchised white male anger on.
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    30 Rock: Audi 5000Almost anything would have been less of a gratuitous bummer than Liz’s encounter with Floyd.
  14. overnights
    Breaking Bad Season Premiere“I’m not a criminal — no offense to any of those that are.”
  15. overnights
    30 Rock: Gangway for Foot Cycle!Predictably hilarious!
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    30 Rock: BobsledLiz finds her “Future Husband.” Whatever!
  17. overnights
    Big Love: Your Information is InbredSo does the center hold, or what?
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    Big Love: Hot Dog Man ReduxBill takes to the tetherball court with a swarthy competitor.
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    Big Love: Bird GangGun smuggling! Bomb threats! Execution-style killings! Unhappy uteruses!
  20. overnights
    Big Love: Let Me Admire YouA semi-shocking end to this season’s most intriguing story line.
  21. overnights
    30 Rock: I, the Alone …Rote as a Valentine’s Day dinner out — but for one scary-brilliant clip.
  22. last night’s gig
    The Crowning of YeasayerIf they’re the band of the moment, we can only hope for more moments like these.
  23. backlash to the backlash
    A Definitive Defense of Vampire WeekendStill, their sweaters are not “prophetic.”
  24. overnights
    Big Love: Everybody Hates BillAt what point does Bill pinch Christopher’s nose shut, letting him choke to death, after their SUV goes off the road?
  25. overnights
    30 Rock: Cornholes!Jan Hook rocks feather earrings and a tattoo of a mermaid “doing it with Captain Morgan”!
  26. overnights
    Big Love: Primary ColorsMore than ever, Bill’s looking out for No. 1.
  27. beef
    Vampire Weekend Backlash Culminates With Comparison to Widely Disliked Nation“Stocked with cheap imports, a bit too sure of itself, and trying to bullshit its way out of trouble.”
  28. overnights
    Big Love Recap: Joseph Smith Goes to WashingtonWould somebody make a racially insensitive gaffe already?
  29. back that pazz up
    Pazz and Jop Crib Notes: The State of PopWe’ve been trying to digest the new ‘Village Voice’ music poll, but instead, let us regurgitate it.
  30. overnights
    Big Love: Before GodEarthly vows are made.
  31. overnights
    30 Rock Recap: ScrumpnuggetTina Fey, the first true female Woody Allen, bends some gender assumptions.
  32. overnights
    30 Rock Recap: Lemoned!James Franco hitches his art-cart to our favorite sitcom!
  33. overnights
    Big Love Season Premiere Recap: Free Fallin’It can’t be a good thing that there are new, ‘Mad Men’-esque credits, can it?
  34. sensitive topics
    Is Matisyahu Hating on Fellow Jews?It seems he might not like them in his opening bands.
  35. overnights
    30 Rock: Teenage Grandpa?This week: black jokes for white people!
  36. overnights
    30 Rock: And Yet You Won’t Tell Me‘Sun Tea,’ by I.P. Freely.
  37. overnights
    30 Rock: Sexy Time!Pure fan fiction, minus the part where Jack tells Liz to take off everything but her glasses.
  38. overnights
    V: ‘Space Girls Are Funny’After last week’s gung-ho start, Erica and Father Jack suddenly get gun-shy. Plus: video!
  39. overnights
    30 Rock Auditions for Middle-of-the-road SitcomWhich would be fine with us, except that what this seems to mean is fewer and less absurd jokes.
  40. right-click
    Lights Have Your Halloween PlannedYou could die high and go to Halloween heaven and it wouldn’t equal this music video.
  41. right-click
    Julian Casablancas’s Sex Is On FireHe’s still all about the black-leather cool — or maybe it’s black-latex cool.
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    Down With Vivian Girls; Up With Jemina Pearl!“I Hate People”: Brat-rock the way it was meant to be.
  43. rebel rebel
    Sons of Anarchy Achieves NirvanaWe love “Jax” Taylor for his screamingly obvious patron saint, Kurt Cobain.
  44. right-click
    Black Eyed Peas Have Song of the Autumn on LockHere’s the crazy thing: For the first time, we’re really feeling Fergie.
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    Modest Mouse Video Creepier Than a Letterman-Polanksi Brunch DateSee Isaac Brock’s bowels unravel and splatter on the floor!
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    Quote Us on It: Hipster Runoff Band Actually Quite GoodIt is called, deep sigh, “Jesus Christ.” (the indie band).
  47. right-click
    White Shit, Our New Favorite Punk BandTheir song “Jim Morrison” is utterly transfixing.
  48. right-click
    New Chris Brown Track More Awkward Than You Might ImagineA fantasy of zombified women made to do men’s bidding? You betcha.
  49. playlist
    Which Songs Would Dave Matthews Play at John Edwards and Rielle Hunter’s Wedding?We were struck by Edwards’s selection of an artist so well known for his frankly sexual lyrics.
  50. right-click
    Paramore Leaves Kings of Leon Feeling Used?Making beautiful music, etc.
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