Compiled by Ryan

The links:

self-titled scored an interview with The Dead Weather, and it includes bits about upcoming Jack White projects, one of which is some sort of White Stripes film.

Any excuse to post a picture of this man.

Any excuse to post a picture of this man.

-Will Oldham (of Bonnie “Prince” Billy fame) doesn’t do many interviews, so it was nice to read one in A.V. Club this week.  Spoiler: he doesn’t like the way Wes Anderson uses music in his movies.

Mark Wahlberg and James Franco have been added to the upcoming Tina Fey and Steve Carrell comedy Date Night.  Unfortunately, so has Leighton Meester.

-CNN headline: Woody Harrelson claims he mistook photographer for zombie.

-Watching the NFL on television just won’t be the same without John Madden, for better or for worse.  The legendary announcer is retiring.

The YouTube highlights:

I’m a sucker for cool animal videos (save your emails: I’ve already seen all the good ones).  This fox rox:

A couple of New Pornographers stopped by Letterman this week, albeit on different nights.  Here’s A.C. Newman with “Like A Hitman, Like A Dancer” and Neko Case with “This Tornado Loves You”:

New music spotlight:

There was really nothing that came out this week that I found noteworthy, so instead I’ll give you a new song from the upcoming Sunset Rubdown record:

Sunset Rubdown – “Idiot Heart” from Dragonslayer, out June 23 on Jagjaguwar