Aziz Ansari and TV on the Radio's Dave Sitek are working on a rap mixtape for Aziz's obnoxious alter ego, Raaaaaaaandy. So stoked.

How did 2Pac, Muse and Fleet Foxes end up on an official Vatican MySpace playlist? (And since when does the Vatican have a MySpace?)

Brace yourselves, empty nesters: CBS canceled long-running soap opera As the World Turns.

Buzzfeed presents "2009 in auto-tune."

Is Parks and Recreation "the Wu-Tang Clan of comedy?"

AV Club talked to Slayer's Kerry King.

EW interviewed J.J. Abrams about Lost, Star Trek and lots more.

They also listed their top 10 movies of the decade.

In other pop-minded instant nostalgia news, Slate's music club discusses the year's best music.

New Scientist attempts to explain the file-sharing mess.

Strangly, a lot of Family Ties stars in the news lately.

Neko Case is programming Turner Classic Movies tonight.

Stereogum has a new Liars track. And a new Smashing Pumpkins song too.

Michael Jackson composed music for Sonic 3?

We end today with These New Puritans' long-ass video for "We Want War."