NEKO CASE sings "Red Tide" for Fallon.
BRENDAN BENSON stopped by The Current for a chat and mini-set streaming now via MPR. Hear about his kitteh rescue!
BOWERBIRDS played a Tiny Desk Concert at NPR.
THE SWELL SEASON stopped by Oregon Public Broadcasting for a chat and mini-set in audio and video.
FEVER RAY is advance streaming the Live at Lulea album via NPR.
CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG drops a video for "Heaven Can Wait," featuring Beck.
VELVET UNDERGROUND REUNION: Lou Reed, Maureen Tucker and Doug Yule will make an extremely rare joint public appearance on Dec. 8 at the New York Public Library, to discuss the band's music and legacy with rock journalist David Fricke.
THE GIMME SHELTER YOU DIDN'T SEE: Critic extraordinaire Michael Azerrad looks at the outtakes from the infamous Rolling Stones documentary, included with the recent reissue of Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out.
HOLD STEADY frontman Craig Finn talks to Pitchfork about his first band, Lifter Puller.
BELLE and SEBASTIAN: Hmmmm...
JOHNNY DEPP is People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive for the second time.
RYAN O'NEAL claims he isn't bitter about being left out of the Farrah Fawcett's will.
PENELOPE CRUZ dodges engagement questions.
NICOLE RICHIE checked herself into a L.A. hospital, where she is being treated for pneumonia.
JASON LEE will play an Elvis impersonator in a new series for TNT.
THE 25 BEST LIVE TV MOMENTS of the decade, according to Paste.
HEATHER LOCKLEAR boosted the Melrose Place reboot a paltry 14 percent from its series-low-matching performance last week.
RACHEL McADAMS denies the Spider-Man 4 casting rumor.
ANTHONY MICHAEL HALL is accused of stalking an ex-girlfriend.
STAR TREK 2.0.2: Most likely not until 2012, but rumors abound.
MISS UNIVERSE threesome tape.
IRAN's foreign minister said that the regime would not ship its stockpile of low enriched uranium out of the country, making him the highest ranking official so far to declare that Iran would renege on a deal aimed at defusing a confrontation with the West over its nuclear program. So of course, the UN has been secretly negotiating a deal to persuade world powers to lift sanctions and allow Tehran to retain the bulk of its nuclear program.
IRAQ: Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi said Wednesday that he had vetoed Iraq's new election law, throwing preparations for the January voting into disarray. A postponement of the election could affect the schedule for withdrawal of US troops.
FEEDING A KITTEH with chopsticks. Nom nom nom.
JACK THE COLLIE survives a 130-ft plunge from a cliff.
KILLER BEES may be among the most feared of all insects - but they ain't too smart.
LIVE LIKE A HAMSTER: A French hotel tests the Furry market.