Lunch Break Links: Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

Buzz at Ain't It Cool News suggests WALL-E could be the best PIXAR movie ever and one of the great science fiction films of our time.

William Hurt is joining the cast of FX's Damages.

Jason Bateman will develop new shows for FOX.

The new Silver Jews album, out today, is streaming on MySpace.

Pitchfork has interviews with Ministry and Girl Talk.

Are Coldplay musical thieves?

Special effects master Stan Winston has died.

Pete Wentz's video show premiered. Idolator assesses.

EW is counting down 100 movies of the last 25 years that have become modern classics.

If three-minute pop songs are too long, we've got a problem.

It is kind of silly that Weezer's video about YouTube stars wouldn't be embeddable.

Who will be Tim Russert's successor? And has the media been overdoing it with their tributes to the fallen journalist?

Lauren Conrad more powerful than Tina Fey? May it never be so!

Ain't no surprise that 96 percent of students copy music illegally. Only surprise is that it's not 100 percent.

Uh oh, Young Jeezy has been implicated in a cocaine trafficking case.

Lastly, I think this story about how people read online is appropriate for readers of this blog.