Happy 08/08/08 everybody!

EW has news on new Lost characters for Season 5.

They also have a cover story on Tropic Thunder.

Here's more on the super-shallow M.I.A. terrorism accusations.

The Times Online has a feature on David Byrne and Brian Eno.

Indie songstress Mirah got a 22,000-unit sales boost from her song appearing on So You Think You Can Dance.

AV Club asks: Is the golden age of the DVD over?

Wire fans rejoice: Bunk Moreland and Cool Lester Smooth are in the cast for David Simon's post-Katrina New Orleans drama Treme. (Thank God; we need a post-Katrina show better than K-Ville.)

Designer/Project Runway judge Michael Kors will appear in an episode of Gossip Girl.

Mary J. Blige is being sued for stealing songs.

Clay Aiken is a father, and the story is so bizarre.

I wandered by this band's unremarkable performance at Lollapalooza, so how did I miss this guy slicing off his finger?

AMC is making another period piece TV series.

Last but most certainly not least, a N.E.R.D. remix featuring Pusha T, Lupe Fiasco and Kanye? I'm there. And so are you: