Sorry about posting these so late. To start off, let's note that Animal Collective came out on top when Spin released their top 40 albums of 2009.

So did AV Club, who tallied up 25 picks topped off by that album I mentioned earlier today.

They also did a Random Roles feature with Michael Shannon.

MTV is getting death threats over their sleazy new reality series Jersey Shore.

Doc Jensen has a new Lost column up at EW.

EW also listed its top 10 TV shows of the decade.

Kristen Wiig is hosting SNL's Christmas special in character as Gilly? That might be a little too much annoyance to handle.

Speaking of SNL, Kenan Thompson is surprisingly frank about his role on the show.

In light of the "Free Gucci" campaign, The Village Voice looks at the history of "Free (blank)" movements.

Apple paid $80 million for LaLa?

Slate wonders if this decade killed hip-hop.

Lastly, here's Jawbox reuniting for the first time in 12 years on Fallon to perform "Savory." Two more tracks they did for the web are embedded after the jump.

Sorry about posting these so late. To start off, let's note that Animal Collective came out on top when Spin released their top 40 albums of 2009.

So did AV Club, who tallied up 25 picks topped off by that album I mentioned earlier today.

They also did a Random Roles feature with Michael Shannon.

MTV is getting death threats over their sleazy new reality series Jersey Shore.

Doc Jensen has a new Lost column up at EW.

EW also listed its top 10 TV shows of the decade.

Kristen Wiig is hosting SNL's Christmas special in character as Gilly? That might be a little too much annoyance to handle.

Speaking of SNL, Kenan Thompson is surprisingly frank about his role on the show.

In light of the "Free Gucci" campaign, The Village Voice looks at the history of "Free (blank)" movements.

Apple paid $80 million for LaLa?

Slate wonders if this decade killed hip-hop.

Lastly, here's Jawbox reuniting for the first time in 12 years on Fallon to perform "Savory." Two more tracks they did for the web are embedded after the jump.

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