LISSIE covers Lady GaGa's "Bad Romance."
SPOON stopped by The Current for a chat and mini-set.
TITUS ANDRONICUS also stopped by The Current for a chat and mini-set.
JAKOB DYLAN did a Tiny Desk Concert visited Studio 4A at NPR.
FREEDY JOHNSTON did the four free songs thing for Daytrotter, including one of my faves of his, "Bad Reputation" (which is not the Joan Jett number).
STARS drops "Fixed" as an advance track for The Five Ghosts.
SHE & HIM play "Thieves" for Kimmel. Another late night, another bit of Zooey having a deer in the headlights moment for no reason.
THE SPECIALS (minus Jerry Dammers) are coming back to the US for the first time since 1981: "All I wanted to do was rekindle our friendships, because we spent such a long period together and an intense period, and then it disappeared," Terry Hall said later of the long-estranged band's reunion, which was spurred, in part, by his suicide attempt in 2004.
ELVIS PRESLEY: Did the mainstream media's overwrought coverage crown Elvis as the King, instead of a Gene Vincent or Eddie Cochran?
THURSTON MOORE will teach Avant Garde Preschool in NYC. Kids must be aged 8-12.
ROBERT POLLARD, Hall of Famer?
SANDRA BULLOCK and JESSE JAMES: Bullock broke her silence during her marriage crisis, denying an Internet report there's a sex tape with her and husband Jesse James. RadarOnline claims James has more than 12 homemade sex tapes... with other women, and that Bullock has yet to file divorce papers because she's worried her angry husband will spill her secrets.
NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN has sued Marc Cherry, the creator of "Desperate Housewives," alleging he struck her across the head and face on the set, and after she complained he fired her.
GEORGE CLOONEY denies breakup rumors.
JIM CARREY & JENNY McCARTHY: Dunzo, after a five-year relationship.
LINDSAY LOHAN can now barely make ends meet.
HEIDI MONTAG cannot jog anymore, because of the 10 plastic surgeries.
MADONNA broke ground at the girls' school she's financing in Malawi.
DENNIS HOPPER will be paying 12K monthly to his estranged wife, whom he accused of tyring to kill him.
IRAN: Michael J. Totten interviews "Reza Kahlili," who was a member of Khomeini's Revolutionary Guards -- and a CIA agent. Iran's foreign spokesman said that Tehran is ready to renew negotiations... but he says the discussion about Iran's nuclear program is a "closed case."
AFGHANISTAN: Why Karzai Is Pushing Back Against the US.
IRAQ: The Baghdad area was hit with the third major attack in four days as bombs were detonated in residential areas of the capital, killing 35 Iraqis and wounding scores more. While no group has taken responsibility for the attacks, al Qaeda in Iraq has conducted similar attacks in the past in an attempt to stoke sectarian violence between minority Sunnis and majority Shia.
TUXEDO KITTEH: Let's go to the video.
WHEN WOMBATS ATTACK: A Black Saturday bushfire survivor is recovering in hospital after he was attacked by a wombat outside his caravan north-east of Melbourne today.
DARIUS is the new World's Largest Bunny.
RENEGADE COWS on the block.