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  1. apropos of nothing
    On the Other Hand, Barack Obama Has Pretty Good Taste in MusicBetter than liking Man of the Year, at least.
  2. overnights
    ‘The Wire’: McNulty Finds His HamsterdamThe sight of our beloved McNutty taking a swig from a flask, crossing himself, and strangling a corpse was a little hard to bear.
  3. apropos of nothing
    Shock: Record Labels to Dump More EmployeesHow’s the music business doing these days? Glad you asked! Last night it was announced (thankfully not by Billy Bush) that EMI, the music group responsible for Coldplay, is thinning its ranks by 2,000 employees worldwide in a restructuring plan expected to be unveiled tomorrow.
  4. kudos
    We Were Wrong About Pretty Much Every Golden GlobeIt’s a shame the actual awards show didn’t happen, because it would have been truly bizarre.
  5. the industry
    Michael Clarke Duncan to Beat the Crap Out of Some ComediansPlus: David Talbert, Usher, and Salman Rushdie!
  6. roll credits
    Week in Review: ‘Cloverfield’ Monster Causes Mass EvacuationsAt first it seemed like it was gonna be another slow, sleepy week in entertainment, the kind of week where “Attractive Actress Cast as Bond Girl” qualified as breaking news.
  7. agenda
    Harvey Pekar Loses Himself In This Sixties Graphic HistoryThis collection from comics superstar Harvey Pekar is an intimate document of sixties radicalism.
  8. agenda
    Medeski, Martin & Wood Devote Their Jazz Talent to KidsMoments of mayhem mix with the sweet sounds of children in this first family CD by New York’s (arguably) premier alt-jazz trio.
  9. apropos of nothing
    Ben Silverman to Produce Wildly Inaccurate Kurt Cobain BiopicIt will be wildly inaccurate!
  10. roll credits
    Week in Review: The Eagles, Million-Dollar Book Deals, and Robots
  11. right-click
    Lupe Fiasco Sings His Best Maybe-Kanye-Related Song
  12. news reel
    NBC Renews ‘Friday Night Lights’
  13. apropos of nothing
    Crowd Violence Plagues Arcade Fire, Boston Pops
  14. news reel
    TV Upfronts: Will ‘Law & Order’ Get Renewed? And Who’s Got the Shrimp Cocktail?