Many of today's links were plucked from Pop Candy, but I can't remember which ones at this point. Consider this due credit.

AV Club talks to Conor Oberst and lists 23 songs that should never be covered again.

Time's year-end album list is pretty much like everybody else's, except Amy Winehouse is No. 1.

Pitchfork continues its year in music news.

Here's an interview with Bun B about the death of Pimp C.

Wilco is playing every song they ever released in a series of Chicago concerts.

EW spoke to Lauren Conrad about how fake The Hills is.

Speaking of MTV, their freelancers are the latest entertainment workers to go on strike.

And speaking of strikes, there seems to be no end in sight for the writers' strike.

Thanks to the strike, presidential candidates are getting a free pass: No late night TV to mock their mistakes.

Led Zeppelin finally played that big reunion show. Here's the setlist. (No "Over the Hills and Far Away," weak.) The Daily Swarm rounded up some reviews. And here's some video.

Lots of controversial stuff after the jump...

Many of today's links were plucked from Pop Candy, but I can't remember which ones at this point. Consider this due credit.

AV Club talks to Conor Oberst and lists 23 songs that should never be covered again.

Time's year-end album list is pretty much like everybody else's, except Amy Winehouse is No. 1.

Pitchfork continues its year in music news.

Here's an interview with Bun B about the death of Pimp C.

Wilco is playing every song they ever released in a series of Chicago concerts.

EW spoke to Lauren Conrad about how fake The Hills is.

Speaking of MTV, their freelancers are the latest entertainment workers to go on strike.

And speaking of strikes, there seems to be no end in sight for the writers' strike.

Thanks to the strike, presidential candidates are getting a free pass: No late night TV to mock their mistakes.

Led Zeppelin finally played that big reunion show. Here's the setlist. (No "Over the Hills and Far Away," weak.) The Daily Swarm rounded up some reviews. And here's some video.

Lots of controversial stuff after the jump...

Cracked lists the nine least necessary greatest hits albums.

Beck has denied involvement in a couple's suicide.

Kevin DuBrow's death, however, was due to a cocaine overdose.

Here's a movie for network TV buffs, featuring cast members from Lost, Friday Night Lights and Gilmore Girls.

Wanna see Kristen Bell wearing Princess Leia's bikini?

Somebody's dreaming: Five possible plotlines for an Arrested Development movie.

PopWatch asks "What are your pop culture blind spots?" and examines what the Boston film critics' vote means for the Oscar race.

Finally, Master P is ballin' with the Klan?