Lunch Break Links: July 1, 2008

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

Star Jeffrey Tambor is confirming that an Arrested Development movie is officially in the works.

So is a sequel to 300.

David Bowie put together a compilation of 12 of his songs he still loves after all these years, complete with informative blurbs.

Akon and Michael Jackson have a new single together.

Slate writes on a new book that explains how every place in America got its name.

Speaking of The Office, Oscar nominee Amy Ryan, who played the new HR rep in the season finale, is set to appear in at least five episodes next season.

And Mindy Kaling (Kelly) will host The Office Games July 19 in Scranton.

AV Club has an interview with David Berman of Silver Jews.

I'm sad to report that Tom Breihan is leaving the Village Voice for some online project that's launching this fall, which means no more Status Ain't Hood. He plans to post a few things in the meantime at his old blog Dip Dip Dive.

Wow, look at Fred Durst! And listen to his accent! This is kind of mind-blowing. Thanks, Idolator.

And lastly, follow the jump for a new live Franz Ferdinand number entitled "Katherine Kiss Me."