Besides being a prime time for live music, Rocktober is also one of the best months of the year for sports, so to follow up Friday's Bill Simmons links, pay a visit to Sports Illustrated's Extra Mustard section, where sports and pop culture come together.

EW has a pretty sweet roundup of Hollywood stars' early bows in the horror genre.

Keeping up the Halloween theme, check out this list of spooky music, complete with MP3s.

Also, enjoy (or cower at) this list the top 70 vampire movies.

TV Guide has a Halloween section as well. Plus: Couch Critic Matt Roush discusses fall TV's casting blunders.

Friday Night Lights is definitely getting a full season? We're absolutely sure about this? I ask because the article mentions it so casually and I haven't heard the news anywhere else. Also, it's cool that Nielsen is starting to include DVR tallies in its ratings, but why would advertisers want to buy time during a show that gets its commercials fast-forwarded every week?

XXL is previewing its Jay-Z cover story little by little.

Kid Rock was arrested after brawling at a Waffle House.

Much more after the jump...

Besides being a prime time for live music, Rocktober is also one of the best months of the year for sports, so to follow up Friday's Bill Simmons links, pay a visit to Sports Illustrated's Extra Mustard section, where sports and pop culture come together.

EW has a pretty sweet roundup of Hollywood stars' early bows in the horror genre.

Keeping up the Halloween theme, check out this list of spooky music, complete with MP3s.

Also, enjoy (or cower at) this list the top 70 vampire movies.

TV Guide has a Halloween section as well. Plus: Couch Critic Matt Roush discusses fall TV's casting blunders.

Friday Night Lights is definitely getting a full season? We're absolutely sure about this? I ask because the article mentions it so casually and I haven't heard the news anywhere else. Also, it's cool that Nielsen is starting to include DVR tallies in its ratings, but why would advertisers want to buy time during a show that gets its commercials fast-forwarded every week?

XXL is previewing its Jay-Z cover story little by little.

Kid Rock was arrested after brawling at a Waffle House.

Much more after the jump...

Even though I struggle to differentiate them from The Guess Who, I'm interested in this feature that argues Steppenwolf had much more to say than two ubiquitous hits.

Pitchfork has a conversation with neo-hippie Devendra Banhart.

Hey, a list of 21 (mostly negative) songs about law enforcement.

The New York Times compares two of the year's best new shows, AMC's Mad Men and FX's Damages. The Chicago Tribune, meanwhile, has an interview with Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner.

Rolling Stone counts down the 25 best moments from The Office, although I heartily disagree with their picks.

I've never read a page of Harry Potter in my life, and I've only seen one of the movies, so this probably means more to you than to me: Dumbledore was gay. (I thought that was Alan Rickman's character, but according to the story, I guess not.)

China is banning sex scenes from TV, including "provocative" content like bra and contraceptive commercials.

The latest musical contest show (besides The Next Great American Band) features musicians such as Sisqo, Carnie Wilson and Julio Iglesias, Jr. (not Enrique, of course) in a quest to become country music stars.

Jens Lekman covering Paul Simon's "You Can Call Me Al" seems about right. The song comes in at 16:16 on the radio stream.

I'm glad RZA is trying to help resolve the Ghostface/Wu beef. By the way, Ghost's first single from the new Big Dough Rehab is available at Nah Right.

Stephen Colbert's publicity stunt presidential run might get him and Comedy Central into big trouble.