Music, Movies and the Not So Mundane

Kanzi the bonobo knows how to say around 500 words via a keyboard, start a fire with matches and make his own food. He has a leg up on the modern 12-year-old.

A family from Canada recently welcomed their 100th grandchild to the family. It is alleged that the children each receive a $1 gift card to the Planned Parenthood gift shop from the grans each Christmas.

Gucci Mane and V-Nasty released an album called Baytl. People are calling it the worst hip-hop collaboration since Snoop Dogg teamed up with astronaut Buzz Aldrin to drop “Rocket Experience.”—-

When Cee-Lo covered John Lennon’s “Imagine” on New Year’s Eve he changed a few words around. Well, Lennon fans went absolutely ape shit about the whole thing and Cee-Lo responded via tweets that have been since been removed.

Yo I meant no disrespect by changing the lyric guys! I was trying to say a world were u could believe what u wanted that’s all,” the 7Up endorser said.

B.o.B yesterday announced the release date for his second album, Strange Clouds. The sophomore effort, which will feature Lil Wayne, will drop March 13.

Elton John says that Justin Timberlake is his No. 1 pick to portray him in an upcoming biopic about the “Yellow Brick Road” star’s career. Timberlake previously played John in a video for “This Train Don't Stop There Anymore.”

Swordsman Bob Anderson has died at the age of 89. Anderson previously staged fights for two of the three original Star Wars films as well as the Lord of the Rings series.

Martin Scorsese says he’ll stick to the 3D format for his next film, Silence.

Happy Birthday to John Paul Jones, Mel Gibson, Bruce LaBruce, Thomas Bangalter and Jason Marsden.

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