A few quick links for the first day back from Bonnaroo:
Conor Oberst, Jim James and M. Ward are combining for an album under the name Monsters of Folk.
At long last, EW's Jeff Jensen has returned with his post-season Lost theories column.
As for that show's stars, Michael Emerson doesn't have any spoilers about season 6, but Matthew Fox has some vague ones.
AV Club interviewed Dana Carvey and Robert Smigel about the recently reissued The Dana Carvey Show, which helped birth the careers of Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Louis C.K., and Charlie Kaufman.
Speaking of Colbert, is he the new Bob Hope?
The New Yorker looks back at 30 years of Sonic Youth.
The latest hot musical genre to emerge is "jerk music."
Chris Knox, founder of legendary New Zealand label Flying Nun Records, is suffering the after-effects of a major stroke.
With the release of The Taking of Pelham 123, Slate wishes pop culture would stop romanticizing the "grit" and "authenticity" of 1970s New York.
We conclude with the new video for Animal Collective's "Summertime Clothes," which seems like good timing considering summer officially begins this Saturday.