Lunch Break Links: Mad Lil Wayne news, plus Sopranos, Lindsay Lohan and more

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Lil Wayne released the tracklist for a new mixtape set to drop Thursday. Somebody from the Elephant 6 collective is joining his live band. Also, as you can see, he is portrayed on the latest cover of Mad.

In honor of the new Sopranos box set, EW asked creator David Chase to reflect on the landmark series. Meanwhile, The LA Times wonders which of HBO's nine pilots will be the next Sopranos.

Harper's Bazaar has a big interview with Lindsay Lohan, who is looking much healthier.

This whole "Not Another (blank) Movie" trend is getting way too meta for me. (Not that I was ever on board for such a ridiculous genre.)

Paste examines the new video game Spore, which walks a fine line between creation and evolution. (In related news, a Nebraska politican is trying to sue God.)

This Smashing Pumpkins 20th Anniversary Tour sounds like it has been a complete disaster.

AV Club talked to Jim Gaffigan.

More stunt casting from How I Met Your Mother: This time it's Spencer Pratt and Heidi Montag from The Hills.

In case you were wondering, Santogold is now known as Santi.

Ricky Gervais is interested in hosting a talk show that's "more like a comedy version of Inside the Actors Studio than Conan O'Brien." He also wants to visit the American Office as his Extras character.

Oprah didn't help 30 Rock's ratings.

I don't like the idea of Bruce Springsteen debuting a new song as the background music for an NFL highlights package, but what do I know?

Family Guy spinoff The Cleveland Show will now premiere next fall, and Fox has given it a full 22-episode order.

Could Ticketmaster really be going easy on the service charges?

Finally, Idolator bids a respectful farewell to Miriam Makeba. Here's a video of the legendary South African singer in action. R.I.P.