Lunch Break Links: August 21, 2007

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Columbus Alive

AV Club's Nathan Rabin writes on "the plastic majesty of T-Pain."

TV Guide has an interview with Kristen Bell about her Heroes gig.

Speaking of Heroes, Watch with Kristin has spoilers about that show and many more (Nip/Tuck, Weeds, Dexter...)

The Dispatch ran an LA Times story about advertising built into video games.

Dr. Dre filed a lawsuit against Death Row for the rights to The Chronic.

Slate explains how cable TV is empowering the oppressed in India.

Reuters explains the phenomenon of "blinks" and "adlets," super-short advertisements that are becoming popular in Hollywood. (via Idolator)

In what seems to be complete and utter conjecture/rumor/unconfirmed gossip, I can report that Avril Lavigne is pregnant. (via Paper Thin Walls)

Wussy, who will be appearing at the Cusacks reunion show this Saturday at Andyman's Treehouse, and who are one of Ohio's best bands, and who have a new album coming out, performed a new Lounge Act at WOXY. (via LHB)

From Pop Candy: Janeane Garofalo is joining 24, Dark Horizons has info on the "Cloverfield" monster and Best Week Ever counts down the 10 karaoke songs to avoid at all costs. (Sounds kind of like our Jukebox feature...)

Finally, this (NSFW) video on the "Internet commenter business meeting" made my day.