Lunch Break Links: Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

Thank you, donewaiting user community, for this first tidbit: Google Maps has brought its "street view" function to Columbus. When you enter a local address, simply click "street view" and you'll be whisked away to an adjustable streetside photo of the location in question. Above, we see Cafe Bourbon Street, which will hopefully be open again soon!

The same message board bore this fruit: For Those Who Tried to Rock, a blog dedicated to documenting every garage band that ever failed to find fame.

Lil Wayne's Tha Carter III is on pace to become the best-selling debut of the year by far. Status Ain't Hood has been picking it apart for the last week or so. And here the producers talk.

Several Coldplay tour dates, including their Cleveland stop, have been rescheduled due to production delays. So you'll have to wait to see the self-proclaimed seventh best band in the world.

Has John Cusack become an actor-as-activist?

And could this really be the new Metallica album cover?

Here's Caribou's new video for "Hummingbird."

Trent Reznor is working on a Year Zero-themed TV series.

It seems a little early to be making a Gossip Girl spinoff, but whatever you say, execs.

Here's some new Raekwon for ya.

Wanna read about the sex lives of the elderly? You secretly do.

Speaking of the elderly, Paul Newman may or may not have cancer.

The new Sigur Ros album is streaming online.

Wow, it's already been a year since the end of The Sopranos.

Exciting that new episodes of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia are in the works!

And lastly, the 50 worst sex scenes in cinema,