A&E has announced the creation of an M.C. Hammer reality show called Hammertime.

Is it weird to anybody else that Pitchfork is now contributing to ABC News broadcasts?

Per Rolling Stone, The Roots have to write 200 new songs to be Jimmy Fallon's house band because NBC is too cheap to pay royalties.

A previously unreleased work by J.R.R. Tolkien is coming soon to a bookshelf near you. It's based on Norse mythology and it predates The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.

Does this lineup constitute a supergroup?

TV Tattle points to Conan's first meeting with David Letterman back in 1993.

Kid Rock is getting his own brand of beer.

Idolator wishes Dr. Dre a happy 44th birthday.

A new Wednesday means a new Lost means a new Doc Jensen column! And TV Guide has an interview with Michael Emerson.

You can stream some of the bonus material from Pearl Jam's Ten reissue at MySpace.

The Office's Rainn Wilson posted a commentary on CNN about religious persecution in Iran.

Details has a Kanye West feature that has PopWatch squirming in their seats. Also, Kanye endorsed The Fray's cover of "Heartless."

Also, lastly, here is Cosby sweater-sporting 'Ye himself (along with Cleveland's Kid Cudi) in the new "Welcome to Heartbreak" video. As Yeezy explains at his blog, the next single is actually "Amazing," but they decided to drop this video now since Chairlift just released a clip using the same technology. That must drive Kanye insaaaaaaaaane.


KANYE WEST "Welcome To Heartbreak" Directed by Nabil from nabil elderkin on Vimeo.