Sunday, November 06, 2005

Jumbled links

those Marathon runners love to litter; the street was filled with Spongebob sponges and paper cups.

Jeff Tweedy on side projects

In 2006, a new album from Rilo Kiley guy side project The Elected

The shadow of Andy Kaufman looms

The Boondocks tv show starts tonight.

Fluxblog says that Toshi Fiery Furnace has a new band: Kapow. fb has a song; there's another one on the Kapow site.

Mcsweeneys has started a dvd magazine thing.

Stephin Merrit news:
Nonesuch Records will release "Showtunes," a selection of original theater music
by Stephin Merritt composed for director Chen Shi-Zheng's "The Orphan of Zhao"
(2003), "Peach Blossom Fan" (2004), and "My Life as a Fairy Tale" (2005). The
projected release date is mid-February, 2006.
(from the House of Tomorrow newsletter)

Sounds like there are some interesting extras in the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory dvd.

there is going to be a Bee Season movie coming out next week. They changed a bunch of things (inventing a reason for Kate Bosworth to be in the movie, moving the setting) and casted Richard Gere and Juliette Binoche as the parents. Maybe people will like it; I'm not sure.

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