Lunch Break Links: Vibe dead; will it resurrect?

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

Vibe, the hip-hop magazine founded by Quincy Jones in 1993, is folding. Jones, who hasn't been involved with the magazine for years, plans to buy it back and publish it exclusively online.

Spoon dropped a surprise new EP yesterday.

Al Franken is now officially a U.S. senator.

AV Club talked to Patricia Clarkson, star of Whatever Works (and "Motherlover").

Now that July has dawned, we've entered National Ice Cream Month.

The Daily Swarm interviewed Big Star drummer Jody Stephens.

The Root reports on the deepening ties between hip-hop and Islam.

We conclude with Britney Spears' new video for "Radar."