THE MUPPETS: "Bohemian Rhapsody."
THE HEAVY stopped by KEXP for a mini-set you can stream and download via NPR.
CYMBALS EAT GUITARS did the four free songs thing for Daytrotter, one previously unreleased. Frontman Joe D'Agostino talks to Flavorpill about the band's recent tour and finding big, magical moments inside a song.
SONGS FOR STUFFING: A Thanksgiving mix from NPR.
BEST SONGS OF THE DECADE, according to Spinner.
ANIMAL COLLECTIVE: Hear "Graze," the first track off their new EP.
THE VELVET UNDERGROUND: Previously unreleased material will appear on a limited edition single included with a new book on the seminal band.
CALIFONE has a new video for "Funeral Singers."
SONIC YOUTH: Thurston Moore shuffles his iPod for the Boston Globe.
FANFARLO frontman Simon Balthazar talks to the SF Examiner about The New Yorker, books, and the bloody video shoot for "The Walls Are Coming Down."
FRIGHTENED RABBIT: Scott Hutchison talks to Drowned In Sound about the band's upcoming album.
20 BEATLES BURIED TREASURES -- to the extent there are such things -- according to PopMatters. ALSO: The Beatles on Record premieres tonight at 10PM ET/PT on the History Channel.
20 MOVIE-INSPIRED BAND NAMES, courtesy of Spinner.
NOW SHOWING: The holiday weekend brings Old Dogs, which is currently scoring 7 percent on the ol' Tomatometer, and Ninja Assassin, which is scoring 30 percent, while the Fantastic Mr. Fox expands wide, scoring 92 percent.
BRITNEY SPEARS is telling friends she's ready to marry her boyfriend Jason Trawick. Has he turned her down?
PAULA DEEN: The celebrity chef was helping the Hosea Feed the Hungry charity load up food when an errantly tossed ham hit her in the face. Video at the link.
BRADGELINA gave over six million dollars to charities last year, more than double what they gave in 2007.
JOHN MAYER and GERARD BUTLER: Soul mates?
TILA TEQUILA threatens to sue over an allegedly stolen sex tape that has leaked onto the Internet.
THE 100 BEST MOVIES OF THE DECADE, according to Popdose.
WERNER HERZOG: The legendary director talks to Salon about his non-remake of Bad Lieutenant, which is scoring 84 percent.
IRAN is again interested in stringing out nuclear negotiations to avoid sanctions.
HEY, BULLDOG: Riding Tony Hawk's Skateboard. I remember when dogs used to skate outdoors for real exercise.
A SQUIRREL attacks a dog to save its baby. Awww...some action pics at the link.
WHEN KANGAROOS ATTACK: An Australian man has been slashed across the abdomen and face by a kangaroo that was holding his dog underwater.
DEEP SEA ODDITIES: A slideshow.
A MASSACHUSETTS WOMAN is seeking donations to help pay for eye surgery for her turkey named Jerry.