Lunch Break Links: Grammys? What Grammys?

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

The list of Grammy winners has me happy I didn't watch. No offense to Taylor Swift or Beyonce (covered here by Major Lazer), but those are some of the blandest nominations I've ever seen. However, ratings were up significantly, so what do I know?

Related: Slate deconstructs Lady Gaga's dress from the ceremony.

Slate actually has a lot of good stuff today, including an explanation of why late night TV hosts' desks are always on the right and an explanation of how to convert a 2-D movie into 3-D.

During the Grammys telecast, Coldplay was appearing on The Simpsons.

The Watcher has an awesome three-part interview with Lost showrunners Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse. Here are parts one, two and three.

Crazy-ass Israeli band Monotonix finally suffered a serious injury during their performance in West Palm Beach.

Are the Cash Money Millionaires now oil barons?

The Jersey Shore cast is officially coming back.

AV Club chuckles at 26 attempts to add edge to a familiar song.

Pitchfork editor Scott Plagenhoef defended his site on the music critic hub I Love Music last week. The Daily Swarm has the highlights.

Good news for Shelley Mann: Parks & Recreation has been renewed for a third season.

The movie trailer we had up was removed, so instead we'll finish with this video from Happy Hollows. It's called “Death to Vivek Kemp.”