Friday, February 20, 2009

Antony & The Johnsons - Crazy in Love

Best cover ever?

Bill Gives Barack an A on the Economy

...and a 9 out of 10 on the Hope scale. Here's the ABC News interview everybody's talking about.

Pedro Almodovar's 'Broken Embraces'

Second Penelope Cruz post of the day! Teaser for the new Almodovar/Crus collaboration:

Will Arnett Congratulates Conan

"Guess what? You just won a douchey award, man."

Gibbs Responds to Crazy Rick Santelli

Regarding yesterday's rant:

"I'm not entirely sure where Mr. Santelli lives or in what house he lives in. But the American people are struggling every day to meet their mortgage, stay in their jobs, pay their bills to send their kids to school, and to hope that they don't get sick or somebody they care for gets sick that sends them into bankruptcy. I think we left a few months ago the adage that if it was good for a derivatives trader, that it was good for main street. I think the verdict is in on that."

Gibbs V. Santelli: He Should Read President's Plan [HuffPo]

Penelope Cruz for Best Supporting Actress

A lot of Oscar bloggers and statistics experts have been throwing around predictions for people other than Penelope Cruz. While she's definitely not guaranteed to win, she so clearly deserves an award for her performance in this movie. If you haven't seen "Vicky Christina Barcelona," add it to your queue now. And in the meantime, watch this clip:

New Music Fridays

For this week's New Music Friday, we've got a new track from the upcoming Grizzly Bear album, something from the Black Key's Dan Auerbach's solo effort, and a live version of Jenny Lewis' Carpetbaggers (in honor of the Oscars). Enjoy.

Grizzly Bear - While You Wait For The Others [Pasta Primavera]

Dan Auerbach - The Prowl [Aquarium Drunkard]

Jenny Lewis - Carpetbaggers [Anyone's Guess]

Kanye Realizes Gay People Aren't Aliens

"I found out that people are human beings." Good for you, Kanye.

Bush 'Chillin' Out' on Email

Good ole' George W. Bush is spending some quality time on the email according to brother Jeb. "He's not on Facebook, is he?!"

Joy Behar Interviews Ann Coulter

BEHAR: "Do people hate you?"