OK, I'm usually a big Kanye West apologist, but his embarrassing stunt at the VMAs was totally inexcusable. This has to be staged, right? Some bizarre inside joke? And 'Ye, it's too late to 'pologize to Taylor Swift. Too late!

The Dispatch has the umpteenth column about how The Jay Leno Show, which premieres tonight at 10 on NBC, could change TV forever. TV Guide has details on the show's format.

Former Judas Priest singer Rob Halford is releasing an album of original Christmas songs.

Pitchfork continues its decade-in-review features with a look back at "The Decade in Noise."

A few years back, who would have thought Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston would share a chart resurgence?

PopMatters looks at the "I'm watching you, you're watching me" nature of online music sites.

I missed the whole Shawn Merriman/Tila Tequila scandal while I was away; apparently a judge won't hear it in court.

HBO went behind the scenes of the new season of Curb Your Enthusiasm.

The New York Times remembers punk/poetry luminary Jim Carroll.

Lastly, here's Passion Pit performing "Sleepyhead" on Pitchfork TV's Juan's Basement.