Lunch Break Links: Want to drum for Smashing Pumpkins?

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Columbus Alive

Billy Corgan is holding auditions to find the new Smashing Pumpkins drummer.

AV Club has interviews with Kristen Wiig and The Decemberists' Colin Meloy.

Could there be a geekier pairing than Rivers Cuomo and Rainn Wilson?

Idolator lists five reasons jam band fans are better than indie rock fans.

MTV is installing a six-hour block of music videos from 3 a.m. to 9 a.m. called "AMTV."

OK, I guess the Friday Night Lights renewal wasn't officially official until yesterday, but now it's on for real.

Google is teaming with the major record labels to give away tons of free music in China.

The New York Times has an interview with Amy Poehler about her new sitcom Parks and Recreation, from the makers of The Office.

Speaking of The Office, Israel will become the sixth country to remake the show, and the American version has been cleared for syndication in 93 percent of U.S. households. (Though isn't it already syndicated on TBS? I'm confused.)

Is this the worst song of all time?

We wrap up with "Andrew," the new video from the psych-punk ballers known as Crystal Antlers.