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NY Magazine had an extensive feature about the upcoming Woody Allen film Whatever Works, which stars Larry David.  The article focuses on the disappearing art of Jewish humor with an obvious focus on Allen and David.

-Wanna read some funny tweets?  Check out this list of comedians on Twitter, though it fails to include the awesome @azizansari.

One of the members of the alt-hip-hop group Subtle was awarded over $18 million in a law suit against Ford stemming from a 2005 auto accident.

-First came news that Archie (of Archie Comics fame) was going to propose in an upcoming issue, then came the disappointing spoiler: it’s Veronica.

Videogum presents: “The Five Worst Parallel Parking Videos of All Time.”  Worst=best.

The YouTube highlights:

A couple of videos from the fictional TV show Yo Teach…! from the upcoming Judd Apatow film Funny People hit the internet this week.  Check it:

New music spotlight:

Grizzly BearVeckatimest

If you have access to the internet and more than a passing interest in music, chances are that you’ve heard a mountain of praise about Veckatimest already.  While I can’t say it’s undeserved, I would like to point out two things: first, Yellow House is better, no question, and, second, Grizzly Bear knows one trick and, although it’s a hellagood one, don’t expect anything different from the chamber-pop Brooklynites.  Still, it’s easily one of the top releases of the year, and will no doubt further their “American Radiohead” status:

Grizzly Bear – “Two Weeks” from Veckatimest, out now on Warp

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