Lunch Break Links: May 17, 2007

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Columbus Alive

Just as we've begun our office Countdown to Clarkson (she hits the Schott July 31), EW published a "revealing" cover story. They also have video.

Status Ain't Hood wrote about dear Kelly too.

Elijah Wood as Iggy Pop? F%$# that!

Animal Collective, band of the week in these parts, announced album release details.

Stylus has been revisiting Wu Tang solo albums this week. Today it's Inspectah Deck and Old Dirty Bastard.

The good leaks week continues with new Art Brut and... Sisqo?

And new Figurines? Oh me oh my.

Music, TV and a little basketball after the jump.

John Ross will be pleased to know that Minnesota Public Radio has a live performance by Au Revoir Simone.

Today is Fox and CW day at the Upfronts.

Bill Simmons says the NBA's rules are outdated.

Hey, an interview with Bob Odenkirk.

Get ready to show your ID when buying cough syrup.

And lastly, get ready for the Ben Folds Experience.