Lunch Break Links: Monday, June 2, 2008

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

Are you aware that Evil Dead has become a hit musical in Toronto? (Correction: Not on Broadway.)

Pitchfork has an interview with Why?, one of the most unique presences in today's music landscape.

The New York Times has a profile of Coldplay. Jay-Z says they're "next in line for the biggest band in the world, period."

A bunch of musical history went up in smoke.

Spinner is streaming new releases from Aimee Mann, Fleet Foxes, The Cool Kids and more.

It seems cows aren't the only animals on the loose in Columbus.

Santogold has no problem with selling out, nor should she.

Stone Temple Pilots' reunion tour is already showing signs of coming off the rails.

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Experimental music nerds are sure to be anticipating the latest release from Original Silence, a collaboration between Thurston Moore and Jim O'Rourke.

As Sex and the City dominates the box office, HBO has tapped cougar Kim Cattrall for a new series about, um, sex in the city.

Oh, and speaking of Sex and the City, did you know poor people enjoy movies too?

It seems Ashlee Simpson has discovered that being a tabloid star is an easier way to make a living than going on tour.

Kanye West really didn't mean to release three "Flashing Lights" videos.

Apparently the MTV Movie Awards happened, and they honored Transformers.

Harold Perrineau (Michael from Lost) will star in a new ABC dramedy pilot. He wasn't happy about the way his role played out on Lost this year.

Oh, what the hell, more Lost finale aftermath, courtesy of TV Tattle: Washington Post, Oregon Live, Los Angeles Times, Salon, USA Today. And here's a Popular Mechanics piece from a few weeks ago about the scientific possibility of the finale's big events.

And, in case you still haven't seen it, here's a clip from Good Morning America that shows alternate endings.