Music, Movies and the Not So Mundane

Oct 5, 2011 at 1:49 pm

The Simpsons is facing a possible cancelation after negotiations with voice actors hit a standstill. According to The Daily Beast, if the actors don't take a 45 percent pay cut, the show will end after this season. If they do, Fox will still make back-end profits off syndication and lower production costs. If the actors don't take the cut, Fox will still make money off the more than 500 episodes re-airing without having to pay to produce more episodes. The actors currently earn around $8 million each for 22 weeks of studio work.—-

After making gobs of money (that's French for $100 million) by rereleasing The Lion King in 3D, Disney has decided to go 3D on two other old animated classics (Beauty and the Beast and The Little Mermaid) and two Pixar productions (Finding Nemo and Monsters Inc.).

Johnny Depp issued an apology after comparing a photo shoot to being sexually assaulted during an interview with Vanity Fair. “You just feel like you’re being raped somehow,” Depp said. “Raped … It feels like a kind of weird — just weird man.”

You can stream a bunch of remixes of Radiohead's The King of Limbs here.

The University of New Mexico chapter of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity discovered a severed goat head on the porch of their fraternity house last week. Phi Gamma Delta President Javier Manriquez (there is no way that's his last name) said there was a note attached to the partially-skinned goat head that had the word "done" written on it with a heart over the letter "o."

NBA 2K12 is the shiz.