Lunch Break Links: Thursday, September 11, 2008

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

You can listen to the studio version of Kanye West's new rap-free single "Love Lockdown" at his blog. Even the AutoTune isn't saving this one. Nice artwork, though!

A Radiohead ballet is premiering soon in Scotland.

What are the 20 greatest sci-fi TV shows?

Nina Garcia of Project Runway, who was fired from Elle and hired by Marie Claire, is hosting a new reality show. Her Elle replacement is hosting a very similar show. Drama!

The Wrestler, the latest film from Darren Aronofsky (Pi, The Fountain, Requiem for a Dream) is coming to a theater near you.

Could Tina Fey play Sarah Palin on SNL?

Some dude compiled a bunch of data about the samples on the new Girl Talk album. It's pretty fascinating in a geeky way.

All these HBO shows are tanking in the ratings, but shouldn't we be factoring in On-Demand viewing? I don't watch anything on HBO in real time.

John McCain likened himself to Jack Bauer.

One Gossip Girl star has undergone quite the transformation.

Lastly, here's Bon Iver performing "Flume" on Conan. (Also of note: Stereogum embedded clips of several Bon Iver songs from the MySpace Transmissions series, including "Flume," "For Emma," "Lump Sum" and "Blindsided.")