The Grammy nominations are out. Response: Status Ain't Hood / Stereogum / Idolator / AV Club.

And here are the nominated music videos.

Also, UGK got its first nomination days after Pimp C's death.

List season! Mojo (In Rainbows No. 1) and The Guardian (Sound of Silver No. 1)

I keep forgetting to post this, but Donewaiting's Robert Duffy posted his favorite albums of the year.

And Pitchfork is beginning its year-end hoopla earlier than ever with The Year In Photos.

EW has a feature about the Golden Compass controversy by the honorable Jeff Jensen.

Speaking of controversy, have y'all heard about this Facebook scandal?

What about this Camel stuff?

Much, much more after the jump.

The Grammy nominations are out. Response: Status Ain't Hood / Stereogum / Idolator / AV Club.

And here are the nominated music videos.

Also, UGK got its first nomination days after Pimp C's death.

List season! Mojo (In Rainbows No. 1) and The Guardian (Sound of Silver No. 1)

I keep forgetting to post this, but Donewaiting's Robert Duffy posted his favorite albums of the year.

And Pitchfork is beginning its year-end hoopla earlier than ever with The Year In Photos.

EW has a feature about the Golden Compass controversy by the honorable Jeff Jensen.

Speaking of controversy, have y'all heard about this Facebook scandal?

What about this Camel stuff?

Much, much more after the jump.

I'd never seen this SNL parody of Sex and the City, but it's worth watching for Christina Aguilera's spot-on portrayal of Kim Cattrall. Who knew she was such a good actress?

Journey is on to its sixth lead singer.

Wait, Southland Tales already came out?

This is kind of old news, but Iran banned rap music.

The Times Online remembers Ahmet Ertegun.

TV Guide's Matt Roush wonders if TV shows are killing off too many characters.

Slate reviews Aaron Sorkin's new play about the glories of television.

Stereogum has an MP3 and Q&A from Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood, who scored Paul Thomas Anderson's new There Will Be Blood.

By the way, for those that care about this sort of thing, Stereogum's owners got in bed with something called Buzznet.

And by the way, Radiohead is shutting down the name-your-own-price In Rainbows site on Monday.

MTV posted a rundown of its most awkward movie interviews of the year.

Omigod a new Lost story!

Finally, beards.