Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Gawker: Weezer’s new music video features web stars like Chris Crocker, “Evolution of Dance” guy, Gary Brolsma from “Numa Numa,” and Afroninja (who it turns out is a very good stuntman except for that ). And they actually do stuff! In most meme-collecting videos, everyone just shows up; in Weezer’s each web meme character is redeemed. The Diet Coke and Mentos guys get to rock out. Afroninja shows that despite that one famous screw-up, he really can kick ass. Chris Crocker is comforted. The narrative and the sheer number of web fads make this the best of its genre.

NewScientistSpace: New spots on Jupiter’s surface suggest its going through a bit of its own climate change.

People: Robert “Mutt” Lange left Shania Twain for THIS?

AP: With a strong finishing kick from American Idol, Fox captured the distinction of America’s most popular television network for the first time since it began operation in 1987.

Mad Architect: Burj Dubai is now the world’s tallest tower.

Sweet Home Potomac: First Lady Laura Bush will give the commencement address at the graduation ceremony Thursday at Enterprise High School, in Enterprise, Alabama, the White House announced this afternoon.

Eight students were killed in a March 2007 tornado that destroyed the school.

CNN: Cyndi McCain releases her tax returns.

ABC News: John McCain appears relatively healthy, releases health records.

Minnepolis-St. Paul Star Tribune: Poor Larry Craig. During the Sunday, May 25 Saints game, the first 2,500 fans in attendance will receive a bobblefoot. The design is a bathroom stall, with a foot that peaks out of the bottom and “taps” up and down. The day coincides with National Tap Dance Day.

Just Jared: Amy Winehouse out, Beyonce in for latest Bond theme.

Roll Call takes a look at Rep. Artur Davis has his political future.

Madison Capitol Times: A ruling is expected soon involving same-sex marriage in Wisconsin.


One of the best songs of all time. Period.