Hope all you moms out there had a good Mother's Day. Now back to linking you to my favorite corners of the Web.

Pitchfork reports that our native son RJD2 will be rocking an NYC cruise ship this summer, among other performers including Bad Brains. RJ and his Columbus all-star band are coming to Skully's May 25, by the way.

Pitchfork also has an Arcade Fire interview. It'd be nice if they came back to town.

Stylus reports on a weeklong arts festival in the capital of Zimbabwe, a respite from but also a prism for the strife that plagues the country for the other 51 weeks a year.

I was intrigued by this look at a nuclear disaster simulation.

Here's a look at the Brewery District, that once rowdy but now grown-up Downtown neighborhood. It's a good read.

Doc Jensen has a seriously intriguing Lost theory up at EW, but first, two warnings: (1)It's kind of heavy reading and (2) if you're not caught up, you really shouldn't read it.

Has the Internet destroyed rock 'n' roll mystique? The New York Times Magazine and Idolator consider the question.

Tony Snow has a rock band?

It's Upfront week, which means the major TV networks are announcing their fall schedules. NBC kicked things off this morning.

Summer jams, computers vs. humans and a possible X-Men/Lost connection after the jump.

Hope all you moms out there had a good Mother's Day. Now back to linking you to my favorite corners of the Web.

Pitchfork reports that our native son RJD2 will be rocking an NYC cruise ship this summer, among other performers including Bad Brains. RJ and his Columbus all-star band are coming to Skully's May 25, by the way.

Pitchfork also has an Arcade Fire interview. It'd be nice if they came back to town.

Stylus reports on a weeklong arts festival in the capital of Zimbabwe, a respite from but also a prism for the strife that plagues the country for the other 51 weeks a year.

I was intrigued by this look at a nuclear disaster simulation.

Here's a look at the Brewery District, that once rowdy but now grown-up Downtown neighborhood. It's a good read.

Doc Jensen has a seriously intriguing Lost theory up at EW, but first, two warnings: (1)It's kind of heavy reading and (2) if you're not caught up, you really shouldn't read it.

Has the Internet destroyed rock 'n' roll mystique? The New York Times Magazine and Idolator consider the question.

Tony Snow has a rock band?

It's Upfront week, which means the major TV networks are announcing their fall schedules. NBC kicked things off this morning.

Summer jams, computers vs. humans and a possible X-Men/Lost connection after the jump.

Status Ain't Hood sizes up the songs with potential to be this year's "summer jam."

Using chess as an example, Slate purports that humans and computers make a good team.

And now for some Pop Candy recommendations:

Sawyer as Gambit? Hell yeah.

I just found out what Shark Week is not too long ago, but now it seems the host has died.

Yahoo has photos of the Transformers robots, but more importantly, Shia LeBeouf is wearing the same Strokes T-shirt I bought in high school!

And finally, the most popular baby names of 2006.