Lunch Break Links: Monday, June 9, 2008

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

Interesting combo here: Santogold, Julian Casablancas and Pharrell combined on a track called "My Drive Thru" to promote Converse.

Pitchfork has an interview with Spiritualized.

Two separate Marvin Gaye biopics are in the works.

Did M.I.A. abruptly decide to cancel the rest of her tour? (Good thing she already came to Columbus.)

Collective Soul, Live and Blues Traveler are on tour together? 11-year-old me is psyched! (Follow the link for "where are they now?" videos of the bands' more recent work.)

Wanna read a Vanity Fair cover story on Angelina Jolie? Don't they run one of these on the regular?

Courteney Cox's Dirt is done for, but at least Patrick Swayze is getting his own series.

Legendary sportscaster Jim McKay has passed away. RIP.

Radiohead performed a new song called "Super Collider" this weekend in Ireland. The video ain't much, but the audio is just right!

Follow the jump for more links and another Radiohead vid.

EW counts down 16 horrible movie accents andproclaims Hollywood's next A-List.

AV Club turns its attention to 25 worthwhile documentaries about ambitious outsiders.

I also really enjoyed AV Club's Random Roles piece with John Larroquette.

In a move with lots of relevance to the above links, The New York Times writes on online lists and the people who love them.

I know I shouldn't, but I have to giggle at a headline like "Another tragedy strikes Meerkat Manor."

Joker action figures that might look a little too much like Heath Ledger for comfort are selling like hotcakes.

Speaking of Ledger, Brokeback Mountain is becoming an opera.

In this video, Lou Reed demos a Moog guitar. Cool! Also, Reed is still cranky.

Who wouldn't want a job with a bunch of smoking and drinking? Mad Men's John Slattery, apparently.

Metallica: Just kidding Internet we're still afraid of you.

Wu-Tang Clan is bringing chess and hip-hop together.

Girl Talk is going Radiohead-style for his next LP release.

And speaking of Thom and the boys, as promised, we finish with a double dose of 'head. Here Radiohead covers Portishead's "The Rip."