Among the TV critics covering the network preview meetings is The Dispatch's Molly Willow, whose blog I just discovered on the Dispatch site today. It's got several good tidbits and interesting anecdotes. Particularly intriguing is her report on the Television Critics Awards, which seems to have gotten a lot more right than the Emmys (though I'm not sure how Friday Night Lights could be Best New Show and Heroes, also a new show, could be program of the year).

Speaking of TV, big news: Drew Carey is officially taking over for Bob Barker on The Price Is Right.

A trailer for Wes Anderson's new The Darjeering Limited is out. (via Pop Candy)

Among the rumors at HITS is that James Taylor could be the next signing to Starbucks' Hear Music. Idolator has other speculations.

Hip-hop's birthplace is eligible to become a historical landmark.

I'm kind of interested in Damages, the new FX show debuting tonight. Here's Variety's take.

EW published the top 25 of its best love songs countdown.

Premiere lists 10 TV shows that should be films. (via LHB)

Kelly Clarkson seems to be trying to make amends with Clive Davis.

Indie rock interviews, reverse product placement, The Watchmen and more after the jump...

Among the TV critics covering the network preview meetings is The Dispatch's Molly Willow, whose blog I just discovered on the Dispatch site today. It's got several good tidbits and interesting anecdotes. Particularly intriguing is her report on the Television Critics Awards, which seems to have gotten a lot more right than the Emmys (though I'm not sure how Friday Night Lights could be Best New Show and Heroes, also a new show, could be program of the year).

Speaking of TV, big news: Drew Carey is officially taking over for Bob Barker on The Price Is Right.

A trailer for Wes Anderson's new The Darjeering Limited is out. (via Pop Candy)

Among the rumors at HITS is that James Taylor could be the next signing to Starbucks' Hear Music. Idolator has other speculations.

Hip-hop's birthplace is eligible to become a historical landmark.

I'm kind of interested in Damages, the new FX show debuting tonight. Here's Variety's take.

EW published the top 25 of its best love songs countdown.

Premiere lists 10 TV shows that should be films. (via LHB)

Kelly Clarkson seems to be trying to make amends with Clive Davis.

Indie rock interviews, reverse product placement, The Watchmen and more after the jump...

Paste continues to surprise me by interviewing the Black Lips. Nice job branching out, folks. (Seriously! Not sarcasm.)

Continuing the trend of artists who I saw at Siren Fest, Drowned in Sound has an interview with Scottish shoegazers The Twilight Sad.

LHB's Book Notes feature today features Patton Oswalt.

Status Ain't Hood blogs on the "grim implications of Lil Wayne's arrest."

It's bad enough to have your wife leave you for another woman. Now this?

Here's an interview with many of the minds behind the film version of beloved graphic novel The Watchmen, including Losties Damon Lindelof and Brian K. Vaughn. (via Pop Candy)

Goodbye, Weekly World News.

Finally, you can now buy Rihanna-endorsed umbrellas, ellas, ellas, ey, ey, ey.