Lunch Break Links: New Jay-Z/Rihanna/Kanye track

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

"Run This Town," a new Jay-Z/Rihanna/Kanye West song from The Blueprint 3, leaked. Pitchfork proclaimed it a late-breaking summer jam.

Phish announced a three-day festival at the Coachella site over Halloween weekend. The band will play a staggering eight sets during that time. (My roommate Keenan must have fainted when he heard about this.) Speaking of Phish, Sleater-Kinney's Carrie Brownstein spent a week examining the band and its fans on her NPR blog.

Is Jon Stewart really America's most-trusted news anchor?

Slate has a feature on Armando Ianucci, "the man who taught Ricky Gervais and Sacha Baron Cohen everything they know."

Thom Yorke really will contribute a new song to New Moon, the Twilight sequel. So will Bon Iver. Can't fault the guys; it's instant cash, and perhaps it will win them some fans from the swooning teenage female demographic.

Because there's no reason not to have a Lost link every day in the middle of summer, TV Guide previews the show's presence at Comic-Con.

Apparently Canada's music community really is a broken social scene.

The NFL Draft is moving to prime time next year.

How will Grey's Anatomy deal with title star Ellen Pompeo's pregnancy?

R&B singer The-Dream is supposedly retiring after his next album.

Lastly, Chris Brown has had a pretty bad year, but at least he inspired the ultimate wedding entrance video. It's seriously one of the most joyous things I've ever seen. I can't stop smiling. See for yourself: