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  1. the industry
    Seth Rogen Is Guesting on The LeagueHe’s playing Dirty Randy.
  2. beef
    Steve Albini Hates On Odd Future While Also Sort of Defending Them“Ultimately the function of art is to express something and move an idea from one person to another, and the tools of that can include revulsion and discomfort.”
  3. leak of the week
    Leaked: Take a Deep Breath, Everyone — Kanye West and Jay-Z’s Watch the Throne Is Here NowGood news: It’s not a massive disappointment.
  4. talk
    Review Rise of the Planet of the Apes in One SentenceBe succinct, people.
  5. drag
    Escape to New York, Music to Know Festivals Suffer CancellationsThe curse of New York continues.
  6. song of the summer
    Party Rock Is in the Houuuuuse TonightA Vulture analysis of the songs of this season.
  7. vulture on set
    See Al Pacino As Phil Spector on the Set of HBO’s MovieCheck out all that hair!
  8. vulture lists
    Hip-Hop BFFs: Rating Rap Music’s Most Intimate FriendshipsIs anyone’s friendships better than Jay-Z and Kanye’s?
  9. right-click
    Justin Bieber’s Rapping Alter Ego, Shawty Mane, Is Very Busy These DaysHear Biebs rapping on a new Chris Brown track.
  10. coheed and cambria
    After Robbing a Walgreens, Coheed and Cambria’s Bassist Is Out of the Band“We have spoken to him and this is a mutual decision between both parties.”
  11. friendship
    Kalup Linzy and James Franco Don’t Text Each Other As Much As They Used To“James texted me saying, ‘Oh, we’re still friends, right?’”
  12. right-click
    Jens Lekman and Jens Lekman Are FightingHear the new Lekman banger.
  13. the sheepdogs
    Rolling Stone Put a Band You’ve Never Heard Of on Its CoverCongrats, the Sheepdogs.
  14. wtf
    See Mick Jagger Interact With His New Bandmates, Joss Stone and Damian MarleyNew music from a real WTF supergroup.
  15. love
    Us Weekly: Carey Mulligan and Dude From Mumford & Sons to Marry“Carey joined in on ‘Amazing Grace.’ Marcus and Carey seemed really friendly.”
  16. grammys
    Anger About the Grammys Now Manifesting Itself in Actual LawsuitsLatin jazz musicians are angry.
  17. last night's gig
    Wet Hot American Summer Celebrated Its Tenth Anniversary With Janeane Garofalo, Caped Boy, and a Self-Fellating Can of BeansHighlights from last night’s anniversary party.
  18. ark music factory
    Ark Music Factory Won’t Ever, Ever StopSee the new video from the makers of “Friday.”
  19. right-click
    Das Racist Are Janet Jackson, Ritchie Valens, DJ Khaled, Etc.Hear their new single, “Michael Jackson.”
  20. not lame
    Kings of Leon Finally Acting Like Rock Stars“Caleb’s drinking is out of control and they are trying to get him into rehab. It’s a dark demon he has been fighting for awhile.”
  21. last night's gig
    Kanye West and Jay-Z Threw a Party at the Planetarium Last NightVulture checked out a ‘Watch the Throne’ listening session.
  22. videology
    The Music Video Drew Barrymore Directed for Best Coast Is HereSee the clip!
  23. the industry
    Sigur Rós Front Man Jónsi Will Score Cameron Crowe’s Next MovieCameron Crówe?
  24. odd future
    Waka Flocka Flame and Tyler, the Creator Have a ConversationThanks, ‘Interview.’
  25. violence
    Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon on How to Celebrate MTV’s 30th Birthday: ‘Open Fire’He’s quoting Ani Difranco.
  26. work
    U.S. to Strengthen Diplomatic Ties With China via Will.I.AmThe State Department wants will.i.am.
  27. the industry
    Someone Give Arsenio Hall a Talk ShowHe’d like one please, thanks.
  28. lame?
    Updated: Kings of Leon Cancel Their Whole TourAlso, they maybe hate each other.
  29. money
    Soulja Boy Claims He Bought a $55 Million G5 JetReally, Soulja Boy?
  30. nyff
    Roman Polansk’s Carnage Will Open NYFFPolanski’s back, everyone.
  31. explanations
    Morrissey Explains, But Does Not Apologize for, His Controversial Norway Comments“If you quite rightly feel horrified at the Norway killings, then it surely naturally follows that you feel horror at the murder of ANY innocent being.”
  32. samson
    Can You Tell the Quality of a Justin Timberlake Movie by the Length of His Hair?Vulture has a theory to work out.
  33. video
    Watch a Dance Rehearsal with Sufjan StevensSee footage of Sufjan Stevens practicing his dance moves.
  34. bffs
    Shyne and Matisyahu Have Recorded Music Together, Are Best Friends“I’d say he was someone that I’d be there for anything he needs, and he has expressed the same for me.”
  35. explanations
    Ryan Murphy Says Glee Graduates Knew He Was Really Planning a SpinoffHe wonders why they feigned shock about his comments about them leaving the original show.
  36. controversy
    Morrissey Said Some Insensitive Things About Norway MassacreSee Morrissey’s misguided commentary on the tragedy.
  37. spider-manpocalypse
    Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark: The Music VideoSee the clip!
  38. Old-School TiesA coffee-table history of Def Jam, New York’s hip-hop Harvard.
  39. amy winehouse
    Mark Ronson Performed ‘Valerie’ for Amy Winehouse Last NightSee the video.
  40. amy winehouse
    Here Come Some Amy Winehouse Album Rumors“A spokesman close to Universal … “
  41. the industry
    The Resuscitation of Creem Magazine Isn’t Going So WellThe cult rock mag’s revival is on shaky ground.
  42. riot!
    A Dance Riot Broke Out in L.A. Last NightA riot almost broke out in L.A. last night.
  43. vulture on set
    See Alec Baldwin, Jesse Eisenberg, Penélope Cruz, and a Limber Woody Allen on the Set of Bop DecameronGreta Gerwig is also there, in awe of the ever-stretching Woody.
  44. the industry
    Young Jeezy Has a Release Date for TM 103Congrats, Jeezy.
  45. the industry
    Nicolas Cage Will Hunt Down Serial Killer John CusackIn a movie.
  46. videology
    OK GO Team Up With Pilobolus for Their Latest Ambitious Music VideoSee “All Is Not Lost.”
  47. affleck to the rescue
    The Town Now Solving Congressional Standoffs“House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy began his talk by showing a clip from the movie, ‘The Town.’”
  48. bffs
    DOOM and Ghostface Announce Plans to Show Up in Public TogetherThey’re doing a show in the U.K. together.
  49. trailer mix
    Pearl Jam Twenty Trailer: Cameron Crowe Digs MusicSee the trailer for Crowe’s Pearl Jam documentary.
  50. right-click
    The Strokes Get the Tribute TreatmentFrom Real Estate, the Morning Benders, Heems …
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