Monday, January 26, 2009

What have you been reading, listening to, watching?

So It's Come To This
I guess this had to happen eventually. They Might Be Giants is now booking two shows, one for kids and one for their aging parents. When they inevitably switch and make the kids' show the later one in the evening, I'm out.

In case you hadn't heard, Prince is issuing not 1, not 2, but 3 new albums this year. Why? Who knows. But you gotta hand it to the guy in the area of self-importance if nothing else. Check out the website devoted to the first, Lotus Flow3r.

Book Critic Finalists
National Book Critics Circle Finalists have been announced. These are the books that will later tempt you with the reassuring "national finalist" seal on the paperback cover when you're browsing at Border's.

SAG Winners
The Screen Actors Guild heralds: Meryl Streep, Sean Penn, Kate Winslet, Heath Ledger, the cast of Slumdog, among others.

Weekend Box Office

1. Mall Cop
2. Underworld
3. Gran Torino
4. Hotel for Dogs
5. Slumdog Millionaire

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