In some super-exciting news, Kristen Bell has joined the cast of Heroes. (Bell on Lost would have been better, but I'll take it.)

Speaking of Lost, TV Guide has casting news for that show as well.

Also, Flight of the Conchords has been renewed! Good TV news day.

EW counted down its favorite old-school arcade games in honor of The King of Kong.

They also have a cover story about Reese Witherspoon, who apparently is the de facto "actress of the moment" given all the recent press she's gotten.

AV Club compares Superbad to '80s "into the night" coming of age stories.

We've been enjoying this video from local rapper Young Wise in the office.

Foo Fighters covered Arcade Fire in what Stereogum notes is a string of likeable moves by the band.

Has the war on smoking gotten out of hand?

Pitchfork has interviews with Okkervil River and Aesop Rock.

Intensities in Ten Suburbs says what we were all thinking about the Alvin and the Chipmunks trailer.

In the "does this really need to happen again?" category, we have Pete Doherty's latest drug arrest and Garth Brooks' new greatest hits album.

Don't worry, Tom Breihan; I enjoy watching 50 Cent's collapse too.

Largehearted Boys Interesting DVD Releases and Interesting CD Releases are up.

The site also refers us to these links: Cracked lists the top 10 movie cameos by non-actors and New York Magazine profiles Carl Newman of the New Pornographers.

Pop Candy's daily awesomeness today includes: an archive of videos from 120 Minutes, The Smurfs' arrival on DVD and a look at bluegrass legend Bill Monroe.

Finally, what's the most watched program in cable TV history? High School Musical 2.