Happy MLK Day everybody. For those of us who still have to work, some links:

TV Guide is offering daily profiles of Lost characters to refresh your memory as the Jan. 31 season premiere approaches. Desmond Hume: This is your life, brotha!

Meanwhile, here's an interview with Michael Emerson aka Benjamin Linus.

Portishead and The Verve are among the early confirmations for the Coachella lineup. Rumors continue to swirl that Radiohead will headline the Coachella people's East Coast festival to be named.

Oliver Stone wants to make a movie about George W. Bush with Josh Brolin in the lead role. Does Josh Brolin really look that much like George W. Bush?

I didn't think Cloverfield would do this well at the box office, but I guess that's why I don't predict such things.

Nominated musicians are conflicted about appearing at the Grammys, which is going on without approval from the striking TV writers.

Nate Dogg recently suffered a stroke, and bloggers are (big surprise!) harshly critiquing his girlfriend's monotone 911 call.

Slate presents The Mitchell Report: American Gladiators edition.

More links after the jump.

Happy MLK Day everybody. For those of us who still have to work, some links:

TV Guide is offering daily profiles of Lost characters to refresh your memory as the Jan. 31 season premiere approaches. Desmond Hume: This is your life, brotha!

Meanwhile, here's an interview with Michael Emerson aka Benjamin Linus.

Portishead and The Verve are among the early confirmations for the Coachella lineup. Rumors continue to swirl that Radiohead will headline the Coachella people's East Coast festival to be named.

Oliver Stone wants to make a movie about George W. Bush with Josh Brolin in the lead role. Does Josh Brolin really look that much like George W. Bush?

I didn't think Cloverfield would do this well at the box office, but I guess that's why I don't predict such things.

Nominated musicians are conflicted about appearing at the Grammys, which is going on without approval from the striking TV writers.

Nate Dogg recently suffered a stroke, and bloggers are (big surprise!) harshly critiquing his girlfriend's monotone 911 call.

Slate presents The Mitchell Report: American Gladiators edition.

More links after the jump.

Pitchfork has some obscure older records you might want to check out.

Have any interest in the latest exploits of Ryan Adams?

This new Metasonix amp merits a parental advisory before you even start making the devil's music with it. (Maybe NSFW due to big, bold language in garish font.)

SF Weekly counts down the best beards in rock.

CNet says Radiohead and Trent Reznor's pay-what-you-want experiments show the music business should be left in the hands of businessmen.

After reports surfaced that Shady is not so Slim anymore, Slim Fast has offered Eminem an endorsement deal.

Which film stars can suffer box office flops and get right back in the game? AV Club knows.

Stereogum has a new Hot Chip MP3.

What in the world is a "documusical"?

Largehearted Boy has this week's interesting CD and DVD releases.

Finally, Dan Marino, turn off your damn cell phone!