Happy Inauguration Day to you all! I'm peeking at the day's events over my laptop while rounding up the daily links. And we begin with a topic almost as important as a new president getting sworn in...

That would be Lost. As tomorrow's premiere looms, more big interviews with the showrunners are popping up. EW added more video interviews, and Alan Sepinwall ran the full transcript of his chat.

Does Lost's midseason return signal the end of the conventional TV season?

Also, what would happen if Lost met Heroes?

AV Club talks to Andrew Bird, whose new Noble Beast is still streaming at NPR.

Want to see video of Joaquin Phoenix rapping?

A new song by The National is streaming at MySpace for today only.

The Source picked a strange time to get principled about its advertisers.

Pitchfork has an interview with Animal Collective.

Alex Trebek will host a reality show called Canada's Next Prime Minister. (?)

Dennis Haysbert thinks Barack Obama could have become president without Haysbert's President Palmer character on 24.

PopWatch remembers George Bush's best pop cultural moments.

Mad Men's writers are back to work.

Boy George fears he will be murdered in prison.

Paste has some singing tips from Antony Hegarty, who is carrying the torch for Boy George these days.

Lastly, this video by Daft Punk vs. Adam Freeland seems appropriate for today. It's called "Aer Obama."


Daft Punk vs. Adam Freeland - "Aer OBAMA" from Gold Greendot on Vimeo.