All the web's Neutral Milk Hotel devotees are freaking out about Jeff Mangum's performances this weekend in Pittsburgh and Columbus. Pitchfork, Stereogum and You Ain't No Picasso are all marveling at our town's good fortune. Definitely bummed that I decided to skip this one. I'm having so much fun watching the video that I've embedded a second time up above for your viewing pleasure.

Why would they make a Lost movie? That would be dumb.

So would a Broadway version of Once, but that's what we're getting.

We're also getting a third season of Mad Men whether or not series creator Matthew Weiner comes along.

Could Facebook still be pondering a leap into the music biz?

Sarah Palin visited SNL, but Amy Poehler's rap stole the show.

The first two episodes of Starz' very loose TV adaptation of Crash are streaming online.

AV Club counts down 13 fake presidential bids.

The Philadelphia Inquirer examines indie rock's return to house shows.

Pitchfork has an interview with Of Montreal.

Premiere talked to Gogol Bordello frontman Eugene Hutz on his role in Madonna's new film Filth and Wisdom.

The Sarah Conner Chronicles, uh, will be back.

Not so The Long Blondes, who have called it a day after guitarist Dorian Cox suffered a stroke. Sad story!

We finish up with Beck's new video for "Modern Guilt." I love this song.