Interactive Quiz Matches Favorite Downton Abbey Character with Rock Star: Go find out over at the Low Times. Frequent contributer to the Low Times podcast/site, Tom Scharpling, is having his WFMU pledge show tonight (starting 6pm PST) and is sure to have plenty of surprise celebrity guests (recent years have seen the likes of Ted Leo, John Hodgman, Ben Gibbard and Patton Oswalt stop by the Jesery radio station).
President Obama Thinks I'm Really Cool Now: Mr. Show/Arrested Development/Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret funny man David Cross apparently did a "tick" sized amount of cocaine at the White House Corespondents' Dinner, with Barack Obama sitting just a few feet away.
Blur to Close Out Olympics: Re-united Britpoppers will headline a show in London at the conclusion of this summer's Olympic games, with New Order and the Specials also performing. I recommend getting your tickets NOW, because this could definitely SELL OUT FAST!!! Blur also have a new song if you haven't heard that yet.
You Know All Those Sweet Videos OK Go Videos?: The band's manager likens the money they receive from all of their imaginative music videos to finding change on the street.
I Thought Helicopter Lessons Were Part of the Grammys Prize Package: Fresh off of winning every award at the Grammys, Adele plans on learning how to fly a helicopter.
You Didn't Get Your Music News Yesterday: Yesterday I had to shuttle back home to Southern California, and reprise my role as Chester Arthur in a very special live performance at Disneyland's Hall of Presidents. Here's a song vaguely about Presidents.