ABBREVIATED DAY, but here we go...
PORTUGAL THE MAN stopped by The Current for a chat and mini-set.
LAURA MARLING performs for WNYC Soundcheck.
HAPPINESS advance streams Write In.
WIRE: Colin Newman and Graham Lewis look back on how they remade rock at Rolling Stone.
SON VOLT's Jay Farrar talks Notes of Blue with the Chicago Tribune.
BECK, ranked by Paste.
FIVE LESSONS from The Guardian's departing music editor.
MEL B claims estranged husband Stephen Belafonte was a monster, brutally beating her, extorting her into doing 3-ways with other women and threatening to release sex tapes.
JESSE EISENBERG and his longtime girlfriend, Anna Strout, have welcomed their first child together, a baby boy.
GET OUT is now the highest-grossing movie ever for a feature debut for a writer/director of an original screenplay.
ROMAN POLANSKI: A Los Angeles County judge has denied the latest effort by Roman Polanski to resolve his 40-year-old statutory rape case, saying that the filmmaker cannot be sentenced in absentia because he remains a fugitive from justice.
LA LA LAND, as directed by David Lynch.
16 DIRTY JOKES that probably shouldn't be in family films.
TERRY TEACHOUT's sixty-one years, sixty-eight films.
A BADGER buries an entire cow.
AN INDONESIAN PYTHON swallows a man whole.
A HEN laid an egg bigger than a baseball.
STAG PARTY: Don't come home with a bra in your antlers. The More You Know. Swoosh.