Plus: The Pretty Reckless, Goldfrapp, and Snoop Dogg.
Or does that just mean people won't be able to afford any other concerts all summer?
We're going with 'bust' this year.
Do any young artists stand a chance this year? Sadly, no.
Plus: What's Nelly up to these days?
Plus: The Streets! Regina Spektor! Muse! Ben Folds! Guess which pairs duet.
Plus: New music from El-P and the Rapture!
Plus industry news on Jason Statham, Steve Winwood, and Phil Collins's daughter.
The Cure, Donal Logue, and monkeys!
Devendra Banhart, the Cure, and more!
Matt Groening, Lauren Bacall, and more!
1. The White Stripes, "Icky Thump" (live on Conan) A pared-down performance of Jack and Meg's new single that rocks just as hard as the original, without all the superfluous bagpipery.
Ratner on Hef: Director Brett Ratner will direct Playboy, a biopic of Hugh Hefner, for Universal. Brian Grazer's Imagine will produce, and John Hoffman is writing. Ratner's first-ever visit to the Playboy Mansion last week convinced the aging Hef that the auteur behind Rush Hour was the man to tell the story of Playboy's part in the cultural revolutions of the sixties. We just hope Ratner remembers to put boobs in it! [Variety]