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-The top albums lists for 2010 are starting to appear; he are Paste’s and NPR’s.

-Wolf Parade has announced an “indefinite hiatus.”

-A new band called Mister Heavenly features the lead singers of Man Man and Islands, along with instrumental support from Modest Mouse’s Joe Plummer and…Micheal Cera on bass.

-While speculation has long been rampant that NBC would try a three-hour comedy block on Thursdays, it now appears that 30 Rock will move to 10:30 in the shift.

-Finally, check out this Muppet art.

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-Arcade Fire have just released their Spike Jonze-directed music video for “The Suburbs.”

-Pavement will appear on an upcoming episode of Ace of Cakes.

-The creator of the Feed the Animals sample site has done the same for Girl Talk’s new album, All Day.

Several indie labels have left eMusic.

Jenna Fischer talks about her upcoming film A Little Help, which features original music from Jakob Dylan; you can also watch a trailer at that link.

-Alexander Payne is no stranger to adaptations, but his next project may take on a graphic novel.

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The links:

-Jack White hinted to Vanity Fair that a White Stripe reunion could be in the works.

-White also recently produced these beautiful covers by Laura Marling for Third Man’s Blue Series.

-Colin Meloy gave Spin an intimate look at the new Decemberists record, The King Is Dead.

Paste counts down the top concept albums of the century, but somehow forgets Separation Sunday.

Details are starting to emerge about Moon Rise Kingdom, the next film from director Wes Anderson.

Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas has yet another television deal in place, this time with Fox.

Danny Pudi (Community) sat down with the AV Club to talk referential comedy.

Jonathan Safran Foer talks about his ambitious new book with Vanity Fair.

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The links:

-Zoolander will indeed return, but only in animated web form.

-President Obama has scheduled appearances on both The Daily Show and Mythbusters.

-Fox is developing a sitcom with Patton Oswalt, while CBS recently secured Demetri Martin to a development deal, and HBO is planning a spy series penned in part by Malcolm Gladwell.

The house band for Conan’s new show has been revealed, as has the first-night musical guest, Jack White.

Anna Kendrick will star in an upcoming LCD Soundsystem video.

The Flaming Lips will play their 1999 classic, The Soft Bulletin, in its entirety at their New Year’s show in Oklahoma City.

A Nirvana exhibit is slated to open at Seattle’s Experience Music Project.