As a sad, sappy sucker who got into Pavement a few months after they disbanded in 2000, I'm ecstatic to report that the band will officially reunite next year for their first concerts in 10 years. Hopefully those Coachella rumors will come true because announcing this thing a full year in advance seems like absolute craziness. (via Pitchfork)

You can stream the pilot of Bored to Death, HBO's new comedy series starring Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianakis and Ted Danson, at Amazon, iTunes and Fancast.

Coldplay settled with Joe Satriani, ending the lawsuit over the band allegedly ripping off the bald-headed shredder for "Viva La Vida."

ColbertNation.com will now stream full albums by musical guests on The Colbert Report.

EW and Columbus rapper Blueprint chimed in with some wisdom about the ridiculous public outcry over Kanye West's VMA incident.

Ray Wise (the devil from Reaper) is joining the cast of Dollhouse.

Lots of old school cast members will reportedly pop up during Lost's final season, including this guy.

Speaking of Lost, EW has a new Doc Jensen column. Holla!

Sleater-Kinney guitarist Carrie Brownstein dissected the anatomy of a guitar riff at her NPR blog.

Will Hulu destroy TV? I'm still going to use it anyway, including right here:

We close up with Phoenix's unfortunately underwhelming run through "1901" on Conan.