Lunch Break Links: October 24, 2007

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

Kudos to Stereogum for this tip: Kanye's blog has a huge, downloadable MP3 mixtape assembled by 'Ye, Mick Boogie and 9th Wonder. Remixes, freestyles and more are there for the taking.

Fader, on the other hand, has "DJ Rekha's Basement Bhangra micromix," which gets Idolator's endorsement.

Those 'Gum folks also have a Menomena remix.

Please no TV writers' strike... please no TV writers' strike...

Meanwhile, EW talked to John Carpenter about modern horror.

Scranton, more free music, black Entourage and more after the jump...

The New York Times has a story on Scranton's upcoming The Office convention.

And here's another one about large-scale video game conventions.

You've heard about Halle Berry's off-color joke, right?

TV Guide's Michael Ausiello offers spoilers for Lost, Grey's Anatomy and more. Meanwhile, Matt Roush reviews the revamped, Hollywood edition of Nip/Tuck, which premieres next week.

Suburbs counts down the 10 ugliest artists whose career MTV failed to kill.

You can preview tracks from American Gangster at XXL.

Will Oldham is doing a covers EP, including a take on R. Kelly's "The World's Greatest".

This week's streaming CDs at Spinner include Coheed and Cambria, The Thrills, Babyshambles and more.

Some TV Tattle links:

•Fox is doing a women's Prison Break? Weak. (Not that women couldn't break out of prison... oh no, I've gone and pulled a Halle Berry.)

Donald Trump just won't go away.

•The Wayans Brothers are writing a black Entourage for VH1.

•NBC is starting a new online video service called Hulu, so they yanked their YouTube channel. Here's how to fix HBO.

The reactions to OiNK's extinction are, indeed, hilarious.

Finally, you can get a new Liars studio session EP at Brooklyn Vegan.