The Emmy nominations are out, and they suck. Friday Night Lights gets snubbed, Lost gets snubbed, and Studio 60 gets five nods? Studio effing 60?

In other big news, The New York Times defied embargo orders and published a review of the final Harry Potter book.

Here's the latest on the fight to save Internet radio. (via Idolator)

Slate exposes YouTube's dark side...(!)

Also, Slate and Bill Simmons both enjoyed the NBA summer league.

Drew Carey could be the new host of The Price Is Right. (via Pop Candy)

Looks like the Fugees reunion is off. But we do get a new Pras album! Anybody?

I really, really enjoyed this Onion story.

Paste has an interview with Liars, which is something I thought I'd never see.

Pitchfork has a good interview with Common.

Status Ain't Hood has an interview with M.I.A., who I will hopefully be seeing this weekend at Coney Island.

Brian Williams is a bit of a hip music listener. She Wants Revenge, though?

I'm not in love with the new Animal Collective album yet, and this cover isn't helping.

Finally, The New York Times's Kelefa Sanneh writes on the concept of the Song of the Summer.