Music, Movies and the Not So Mundane

With the exception of dopes like Joel Tannenbaum and Jammie Rasset, record labels have moved away from trying to sue the poop out of individuals for copyright infringement. But before you go look for Feist's new album on, there is a new group called Digital Rights Corp. that will go out and find suspected copyright infringers and demand you pay them $10. Yeah, 10 fucking dollars. So watch your ass when you download the Bob Marley discography, smokey.—-

The new entrants into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have been announced and they include Guns N' Roses, the Cure, Eric B. and Rakim, the Faces and Joan Jett. Click here for the rest.

Here are the Shins covering Pink Floyd's "Breathe" from Dark Side of the Moon on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.

Happy Birthday to Gwyneth Paltrow. Your gift to us can be be not making another movie like Country Strong.

Kevin Costner has dropped out of Quentin Tarantino's latest project, a spaghetti Western that tells the tale of a slave exacting revenge, Django Unchained. Costner left the project to be Clark Kent's father in Man of Steel.

Here's Liam Neeson's next movie, The Grey, which is basically Flight of the Phoenix in the arctic. And with Liam Neeson.

And here is a documentary about the guy who puppets Elmo, Being Elmo.

Both sound enthralling.

Leisha Hailey, star of Showtime's The L Word, was booted off a Southwest flight with her girlfriend for kissing. Hailey tweeted: "I have been discriminated against by @SouthwestAir. Flt. attendant said that it was a 'family' airline and kissing was not ok."

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