Lunch Break Links: April 17, 2007

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

The Crew is still playing it coy about their rumored signing of Argentine star Guillermo Barros Schelotto, but all signs point to him being in Columbus for the match Thursday night.

This just in: 24suddenly good again.

LHB directs us to The Denver Post's guide to podcasts.

More Feist: The New York Times has a profile on her, Stereogum has another new video and Status Ain't Hood has an analysis of her videos.

I guess this data theft at OSU should make me feel better about the one at OU a while back? No?

Slate analyzes the UPS "whiteboard" ads. Did you know they were directed by Errol Morris?

Bryan Ferry thinks the Nazi aesthetic is "just amazing."

Internet radio could be in bad shape pretty soon.

Should Sam Raimi direct The Hobbit or Spider-Man 4?

Marilyn Manson, (No Longer Lil') Romeo and your band of the day after the jump...

Marilyn Manson has a new song streaming at MySpace, which he has hyped as the new "Bela Lugosi's Dead"—quite a claim for a goth. Also, did you know 38-year-old Marilyn is dating 19-year-old Evan Rachel Wood? Stereogum has gossip.

Did you know Romeo (formerly Lil' Romeo) will be on the USC basketball team next year along with O.J. Mayo?

Pop Candy alerts us that Chevy Chase thinks he created The Daily Show.

Salon has a review of the new sort-of-Tolkien book, a Lord of the Rings prequel set 6,000 years before Bilbo Baggins.

Finally, your band of the day is old indie standby Yo La Tengo, who appears in Cleveland's Beachland Ballroom tonight with our own Times New Viking. I am considering a trip.