Lunch Break Links: Morrissey, Flaming Lips, Paul Haggis

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Morrissey was hospitalized after collapsing due to "breathing difficulties" during a concert in the UK.

Pitchfork interviewed The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne.

Director Paul Haggis (Crash) officially broke ties with the Church of Scientology due to the church's support of California's anti-gay ballot initiative Proposition 8.

Is Arcade Fire working on their third album for 2010 release?

The Southland-to-TNT deal sounds like it's all set.

Red Hot Chili Peppers music was used to torture Gitmo prisoners? The jokes write themselves.

Lil Wayne may be going to jail, but that's not stopping him from recording sick freestyles. "I still eat rappers/ Mmmm, scrumptious!"

Das Racist, those rappers responsible for the ridiculous(ly awesome) "Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell," have some harsh words for New Yorker music critic Sasha Frere-Jones.

Pop Candy has the latest details on the forthcoming Arrested Development movie.

And The Playlist has news about the 23rd James Bond film, set to shoot next year.

The Quietus interviews The Buzzcocks' Pete Shelley.

"Weird Al" Yankovic turned 50 last week, and the new compilation The Essential "Weird Al" Yankovic is streaming at Spinner.

I don't understand why people like Jeff Dunham so much.

Lastly, here's Yo La Tengo performing "Here To Fall" on a rooftop for Pitchfork's Don't Look Down series.