Let's start out with our daily dose of Kanye.
Status Ain't Hood's Tom Breihan lists his 10 favorite moments on Graduation and explains why, despite its flaws, the album keeps pulling him back in.
And what's this? A video for "Good Life"? Ya don't say!
Beth Ditto wants to ban size 0.
Mastodon's Brent Hinds has been hospitalized for severe head trauma he experienced Sunday after the VMAs.
One more VMAs bit, I swear, then we can let it be wiped from our collective consciousness forever: You should read Tommy Lee's explanation for his scuffle with Kid Rock and watch video of the encounter at Stereogum.
Jon Stewart will host the Oscars again next year.
EW's The Glutton lists the best movie Satans.
I really enjoyed Stylus' look back at Biggie's Life After Death.
I'm kind of uncomfortable admitting it, but I'm looking forward to this new show Gossip Girl. It's from The OC's Josh Schwartz. Read about it in The New York Times.
And speaking of The OC, Adam Brody has a new project.
As someone who loves tons of New Order-inspired stuff but have never fully appreciated the inspiration, I am glad Suburbs put together this guide.
TNT's The Closer drew 9 million viewers for its finale, i.e. 50 percent more people than watched 30 Rock on average last season on NBC. Cable's drawing power continues to impress.
Speaking of NBC, it's offering pilots of its new shows on demand on many cable services.
Seth Green does AV Club's always-entertaining Random Roles feature.
Variety questions whether TV networks' tendency to pull the plug on poorly rated shows so early is a good idea.
From LHB: Slate thinks Portland is America's indie rock mecca and The Wall Street Journal wonders if technology limits in MP3s and iPods are ruining music.
Finally, Led Zeppelin is set to make a "special announcement."