Lunch Break Links: April 30, 2007

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

We always talked about doing a story like this at my college paper, but the person assigned to it never got around to it. Well, that story was going to be about talking on cell phones to avoid people, and this one is about talking on cell phones to avoid assailants in particular.

Has America finally tired of crappy Nic Cage movies? Next barely registered at the box office.

Coachella happened over the weekend in the California desert. Various sites have coverage, including Stereogum, PopWatch, AV Club, NYT Artsbeat and Pitchfork.

This story explains why I get bored watching the NBA Playoffs... except I don't get bored watching the NBA Playoffs. Apparently I'm the only person out there who likes the playoffs as much or more than March Madness.

Fred Durst: Director? This New York Times profile is well worth a read.

Britney Spears is writing a tell-all.

In honor of Britney, more links after the jump, y'all.

Though Rob Harvilla has argued otherwise, the Golden State Warriors are officially hot.

Ever struggle to find lyrics to your favorite song online? Those pesky lyric sites will barrage you with advertising, they're often wrong, and sometimes they don't have the info you need. Lifehacker recommends LyricWiki, a growing database without all the pop-ups and banners.

Here folks try to look sexy while playing Guitar Hero.

If you've ever had a hankering for indie pop in the traditional sense, Stylus' guide to Sarah Records is for you.

With Spider-Man 3 about to hit, this seems like a good time to revisit "13 Failed Attempts To Start Film Franchises."

Finally, an interview with the guy who does a crappy job playing Mohinder on Heroes. It's on again tonight.