Sorry about the late links, but I had a morning screening of District 9 to attend. Reviews in Columbus are embargoed, so I can't tell you the movie is pretty frickin' cool until opening day. Whoops.

Anyways, Paula Abdul said her official goodbye to American Idol on Twitter.

According to an email from Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, he's mending nicely after having a tumor removed.

Product placement is so 2004 - the latest rage, courtesy of Mariah Carey's new album, is advertising in CD liner notes.

In list action, EW finds 22 TV shows that need to be on DVD and Paste runs down great moments in off-key hip hop vocalizing. Biz Markie, it's your time to shine!

AV Club has a Q&A with Paul Giamatti, star of Sideways and the upcoming meta-indie Cold Souls.

Radiohead debuted a new song and the song's for sale for charity. Rolling Stone compares it to the work Jonny Greenwood did for the There Will Be Blood soundtrack.

Finally, in other hot music news, the Heath Ledger-directed animated video for Modest Mouse's "King Rat" has finally been unveiled. Since searching for a version of it with an embed code crashed my computer, I'm just going to direct you to it here.