Lunch Break Links: Matt Groening talks; plus, how does the recession affect indie rock?

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

It's good to be linking again! To start off, The Atlantic wonders how the recession will affect indie rock.

AV Club has an interview with Matt Groening.

Pitchfork has an interview with Neko Case, who'll be in Columbus April 23.

Slate explains why if you hate the new Facebook, you'll get over it soon.

Jimmy Chamberlin left Smashing Pumpkins, making it at last the Billy Corgan solo project it kinda always was. Chamberlin explained his decision at his blog.

TV Guide lists 13 spring shows to watch.

Did bloggers really get 50 Cent dropped from the cast of Sylvester Stallone's new movie?

Inspired Magazine lists 20 ways to find music you love.

Andy Richter feels like Conan O'Brien just rescued him from a storm.

Idolator offers seven-word reviews of seven new music videos.

Stereogum rattles off the week's 50 best rock star Twitters.

David Letterman surprised viewers this week by revealing he got married over the weekend.

Lastly, there are so many things I like about this new video from Keri Hilson, Kanye West and Ne-Yo. Everybody acting out their roles from the song unlike any video I've seen in the past 10 years. "I used to be commander in chief of my pimp ship flyin' high." Oh, and the song is pretty good too, even if Yeezy's verse is a little suspect. Well, here ya go; enjoy "Knock You Down."