Compiled by Ryan

The links:

-You’ve probably heard the dead polo horses story by now, but it’s easily the best link of the week, so here’s the NYT version.

Hulu is quietly developing an iPhone app, which is weird because the phones hate Flash, which is the basis for Hulu’s normal website.

-I really enjoyed this Variety piece on why Lost still matters and Heroes doesn’t.  (Hint: have an endgame.)

Do you think the fact that Scott Mednick looks eerily similar to Splinter landed him the producer role on the upcomming "TMNT" movie?

Do you think the fact that Scott Mednick looks eerily similar to Splinter landed him the producer role on the upcomming "TMNT" movie?

-Demetri Martin is all over the place these days, and I’m really excited to see him in the film version of Moneyball, which promises to be a total nerd piece posing as cool.

-There was some back and forth about The Flaming Lips’ “Do You Realize??” being named the official state rock song of Oklahoma this week.  I love the Lips, but doesn’t the legislative body of OK have better things to do than determine its state’s official rock song?

-Girl Talk spoke to Billboard about his evolving sound and what it might mean for his next album.

The YouTube highlights:

I generally like Andy Milonakis, but I’m not sure how I feel about his Twitter rap:

Tony Danza being a dick [via Videogum]:

New music spotlight:

Art BrutArt Brut vs. Satan

Art Brut are a bit of an acquired taste, but I generally find them to be pretty enjoyable.  Bang Bang Rock & Roll is one of the better rock albums to come out of the UK this decade, but I wasn’t so hot on It’s A Bit Complicated.  Luckily, I hear more of their debut than their sophomore effort on this new one, plus bonus points for wordplay:

Art Brut – “Alcoholics Unanimous” from Art Brut vs. Satan, out now on Downtown

Tinted WindowsTinted Windows

Do you really need me to tell you who Tinted Windows are?  They’re everywhere now, but for those unaware the band is Adam Schlesinger (Fountains of Wayne), Taylor Hanson (Hanson, duh), James Iha (Smashing Pumpkins), and Bun E. Carlos (Cheap Trick, terrible-trying-to-be-funny nickname club).  It’s pretty much exactly what you’d expect: straight-ahead pop-rock:

Tinted Windows – “Kind of a Girl” from Tinted Windows, out now on S-Curve

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