The News: Armchairs Edition

20 11 2008

artbidencupcakes21 -Joe Biden turns 66 and receives cupcakes from Barack Obama

-Michael Kinsely , a columnist for Time magazine, and an occasional contributor to The Post, writes an op-ed about Obama and smoking titled Let The Guy Smoke. WP

-Just announced… Andrew Bird & Lonely Dear will be playing at the 930 club on February 3rd. The soft sale begins tomorrow at 10 AM. 


story-1-Help pick Salon’s Sexiest Man Living for this year. Of the choices available, it’s a toss up between Tom Colicchio and Ezra Koenig. 

-Mayor apologizes for kids “Assasinate Obama” chant. IS

-Soaring costs for the inauguration could break the bank for D.C. EX

-On New Year’s Day, Wu-Tang Clan featuring Raekwon • Ghostface • Inspectah Deck • RZA • GZA • Masta Killa with Cappadonna and DJ Mathematics will be at the 930 club.

story-Prop 8 hits high courts. LAT

-Al Qaeda hits Obama with racial slurs. Reuters

-Ryan Adams hits out at The Killers and R.E.M. RS

-About.com lists their Top 50 hip-hop producers. AC

-New Eels track “Man Up” hits myspace. check it out


2597339534_a00791909b-Blink 182’s members have reconnected. According to Mark Hoppus, the recent death of producer Jerry Finn and Travis Barker’s plane crash brought the three back together. While this doesn’t necessarily mean a reunion, the fact that they’re all talking is a step in the right direction. “We’re just reconnecting as friends after four years of not talking,” he says. “It’s a good thing. Obviously the first question for a lot of people will be, ‘Does this mean a Blink-182 reunion?’ The answer is none of us know. We haven’t talked about it at all. Right now it’s just good for the three of us to see one another, reconnect and let the past be the past.” The band’s last show was Dec. 16, 2004, in Dublin.

 


-Radiohead will tour in 2009 beginning in Mexico! More dates eventually… Spring break?

Cabeza del Radio:

03-15 Mexico City, Mexico – Foro Sol
03-16 Mexico City, Mexico – Foro Sol
03-27 Santiago, Chile – San Carlos de Apoquindo Stadium (Cristal en Vivo Festival)

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