THE WEEKEND STARTS HERE:
...with HARRY NILSSON! He would have celebrated a birthday yesterday, so let's revisit the BBC's "The Music of Nilsson from 1971, including a mashup of "Mr. Richland's Favorite Song" and "One," "Gotta Get Up," a medley of "Walk Right Back," "Cathy's Clown" and "Let The Good Times Roll," and really moving take on "Life Line." Then there are two videos from The Point! -- "Think About Your Troubles" and "Are You Sleeping" -- sandwiching "Joy." The set concludes with "Without Her," "Coconut" and "1941."
CARLOS SANTANA visits the World Cafe.
ST PAUL & THE BROKEN BONES, Live at The Palace.
LEE FIELDS & THE EXPRESSIONS visit Morning Becomes Eclectic.
JULIEN BAKER's Record Store Day Single, "Red Door" and "Conversation Piece," are online.
KAREN O & DANGER MOUSE cover Lou Reed's "Perfect Day."
CHRIS HEMSWORTH does the Johny Cash version of Nine Inch Nails' "Hurt" as Fat Thor.
AEROSMITH: "Train Kept A-Rollin'" At least until Midnight.
CRAIG FINN talks to The Current about his "Carveresque" solo work, and the Minnesota Twins.
DRAG CITY: 30 masterpieces for 30 years.
BEN FOLDS' first known recording was found by a crate digger.
THE NUMBER ONES looks at John Lennon's "Whatever Gets You Thru The Night," the only Lennon solo single that hit No. 1 while Lennon was still alive.
NOW SHOWING: This weekend's new wide releases are Men in Black International, which is currently scoring 27 percent on the ol' Tomatometer; and the third Shaft, which is scoring 37 percent. Late Night expands wide at 82 percent.
JESSICA BIEL lobbied against a California state bill that would limit medical exemptions from vaccinations without approval from a state public-health officer. Biel posted on Instagram Thursday morning that she supports children getting vaccinated and she also supports families having the "right to make educated medical decisions for their children alongside their physicians."
BRYAN SINGER agreed to pay 150K to resolve allegations that he raped a 17-year-old boy in 2003.
JUSTIN BIEBER wasn't serious about taking on Tom Cruise in a fight, or maybe he's simply changed his mind ... because he says Tom would beat him.
CHERNOBYL was a big hit for HBO.
DOCTOR SLEEP: The sequel to The Shining has a trailer online.
A RACCOON, Born to be Wild.
A DOG with fainting goat syndrome.
A GATOR takes part in a gender reveal, because Florida.
TWO RANDY KOOKABURAS, ending with a bang, are believed to have caused a widespread power outage to more than 1000 customers in Perth’s northern suburbs.