I FEEL TERRIBLE, especially because the true master of this domain was likely in the midst of the California wildfires on Wednesday. As one wag quipped on Twitter: "One does not simply commute into Mordor." But I have things!
THE RAMONES: "Merry Christmas (I Don't Wanna Fight Tonight)."
THE DREAM SYNDICATE stopped by The Current!
THE RURAL ALBERTA ADVANTAGE stopped by The Current.
KING KRULE played a Tiny Desk Concert, and Jon Pratt digs it.
SUFJAN STEVENS shares a song about "Tonya Harding."
FATHER JOHN MISTY shares a video for the 13-minute epic, "Leaving LA."
JOHNNY HALLIDAY, France's biggest rock star, has died after a battle with lung cancer. He was 74.
DAVID BOWIE snag with DEVO, and the tapes likely exist.
JIMI HENDRIX gets another posthumous release, including 10 previously unheard recordings.
25 GREAT EPs from 2017, according to Stereogum.
STAR WARS: Princess Leia is the most popular character, Americans continue to prefer the originals, and more statistics.
CASABLANCA: The accidental classic turns 75. Here's looking at you, kid.
HARVEY WEINSTEIN: Six women have filed a proposed class action lawsuit against disgraced Hollywood mogul and his former company members.
JEFFREY TAMBOR now says he has not quit Transparent and has no plans to do so.
JENNIFER LAWRENCE gave a wide-ranging interview to Oprah.
EDGAR WRIGHT teases a sequel to Baby Driver.
DEXTER FLETCHER replaces BRYAN SINGER as director of Bohemian Rhapsody.
DECEMBER 7, 1941: A "date which will live in infamy." I'll be watching Tora! Tora! Tora! this weekend. BTW, the first nation invaded by the US after entering WWII was Morocco, then Algeria, iirc. War is strange.
AGGRESSIVE MANTIS SQUAD prepares for glory.
MOUNTAIN LIONS are so scared of humans that the sound of talk radio sends them running. Same, tbh.
SERVICE DOG causes chaos at Cats performance.
MUTANT RATS could be released in Britain to solve a rodent problem. I'm sure it's fine.