Lunch Break Links: February 1, 2008

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

Here are some hastily compiled Friday links:

Slate explores how to market The Dark Knight after Heath Ledger's death.

The New Pornographers and Okkervil River are coming to town in April. Gotta love the indie rock mega-tour.

Here I thought all the year-end polling was complete, but AV Club's 2007 film list just came out today.

And because some people like to read, PopMatters lists the best books of 2007.

Bill Cosby is making a rap album?

A Marvin Gaye biopic starring Law & Order's Jesse L. Martin will begin shooting in April.

More links after the jump, y'all.

Suburbs examines this week's pop music charts.

Idolator has an update on R. Kelly's legal woes.

They also offer a brief list of ill-advised ringtones.

CMJ wonders "Who owns a promo album anyway?"

You know SXSW is getting too big when Perez Hilton and Rachael Ray will be there.

Lastly, here's a new, slightly explicit (but beeped) video from Sarah Silverman, as premiered on her boyfriend's talk show.