Lunch Break Links: Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

Apparently some folks think it's news that Michael Stipe is gay, although that has been on the record for quite a while.

Speaking of sexuality, Paper Thin Walls pointed out that the Strapped brand released a "no homo" version of their Lil Wayne condom ad. [Original ad]

Paul McCartney got fleeced by Heather Mills in their divorce settlement for a cool $48.6 mill. But dude isn't exactly hurting for cash.

I think I linked to something else about this, but have you guys seen the new, slightly creepy Chester Cheetah?

Fall Out Boy will become the first band to play all seven continents.

Here's a clip of the first time Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Silverman met:

A few more links for ya after the jump...

Another famed reggae producer is dead at age 54. R.I.P. Mikey Dread.

Also, director Anthony Minghella (The English Patient, Cold Mountain) has died, also at age 54.

More death: ABBA's drummer Ola Brunkert has died in an apparent freak accident.

HBO's longtime entertainment boss is hanging it up after being accused of phoning it in.

First American Idol, and now a Beatles Guitar Hero could be coming?

That Lost version of March Madness is still going. How is Jacob a top character though?