Lunch Break Links: June 4, 2007
Slate takes a look at the history of church marquees.
Suburbs looks at forgotten stars of teen comedies. Andrew also lobbies for shorter seasons of serialized dramas. He points out the higher quality of many cable shows such as The Wire and The 4400 over fare such as Heroes and 24, which struggle to remain captivating over 23 or 24 episodes. But he completely ignores Lost, which conveniently (for his argument) is making the jump to a 16-episode season next year.
Also over there at PopWatch, write a birthday haiku for Angelina Jolie (check the comments section) and chime in about which of your favorite bands you've been neglecting by ignoring their new material.
Who didn't perform at the rain-soaked Hot 97 Summer Jam? Seems like something I would have been interested in seeing.
Chuck Klosterman explains why radio is history.
PopMatters has an interview with ex-Libertines junkie Pete Doherty.
I'll leave you with 29 Thoughts About Summer Blockbusters.