EVERY MOTHER'S SON: "Come On Down to My Boat," baby.
BELA FLECK & ABIGAIL WASHBURN played a Tiny Desk Concert.
DR DEMENTO and John Cafiero share things from Dr Demento Covered in Punk at the World Cafe.
NAKED GIANTS stopped by The Current for a chat and mini-set.
ANDRE 3000 shared a Mother's Day twofer.
KACEY MUSGRAVES released a new music video for "Mother."
FRIGHTENED RABBIT issued a statement on the death of Scott Hutchison.
ARCTIC MONKEYS'Alex Turner talks to Pitchfork about the inspirations behind their sixth LP: surreal art films, professional wrestling, monster trucks, and more.
LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM talks about his exit from Fleetwood Mac.
THE NUMBER ONES looks at the Rooftop Singers' chirpy folk song "Walk Right In."
WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: Avengers: Infinity War threepeats atop the chart with 61.8MM on a 46 percent drop. That's enough make it eighth on the all-time domestic chart, but the weekend's real story may be its 200MM opening in China, which pushed the foreign grosses over the 1 Billion mark, for a total of 1.6 Billion worldwide so far. Life of the Party places with 18.5MM, the lowest debut for Melissa McCarthy in five or six years. Breaking In shows with 16.5MM, a surprise hit against a 6MM budget. Overboard takes the fourth slot with 10.1MM on a leggy 31 percent drop, with a 29.6MM domestic total against a reported 12MM budget. A Quiet Place rounds out the Top Five with another 6.4MM on a very leggy 17 percent drop.
BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH has committed to only taking on projects in which his female co-stars receive equal pay.
RONAN FARROW's next book will tell his side of the story regarding why NBC tabled his Weinstein investigation.
ALLY SHEEDY writes about her experiences with Hollywood sexism.
BROOKLYN NINE NINE is headed from Fox to NBC.
CANNES: 5 Signs of a Festival in Decline.
CHRISTOPHER NOLAN talks about his Batman trilogy.
ROM-COMS: The A.V. Club has been doing a series on the genre, including Bridget Jones's Diary, Brinng Up Baby, When Harry Met Sally, The Big Sick, Something Borrowed, Overboard, and My Best Friend's Wedding.
JOHN TRAVOLTA had the hots for Olivia Newton-John on the Grease set, because obvsly.
WHEN A WHALE swam up to this woman and wouldn't leave her alone, she was freaked out — until she realized he was saving her life.
CHARLIE RUSSELL, a Canadian naturalist who researched grizzly bears by living among them and argued for a view of the animals based on coexistence rather than fear, died on May 7 in Calgary, Alberta. He was 76. And not killed by a bear.
A BEAR smashed a car window to get to the two dozen cupcakes inside. Just saying.
POLICE DEPARTMENTS are trying to protect their drug-sniffing dogs from Fentanyl.