[VIA IDOL] Rumors are swirling that Taylor Swift will be appearing in the big screen adaption of Lois Lowry’s 1993 novel “The Giver.” So excited! Though it will be hard for T. Swift to top her role in “Valentine’s Day” or as I like to call it, the greatest movie since “Kate & Leopold.” [MTV]
Tour stops for annual hip hop festival Rock the Bells have been cancelled in Washington D.C. and New York due to poor ticket sales. More importantly, if you’re reading this Hip Hop please come back!!! [HuffPo]
[VIA INDIE] The members of Arcade Fire offer definitive proof that their heads are getting way too big in this promo for the season premiere of Saturday Night Live. And for the record, yes, they are officially on my list. Have been for a while. [YouTube]
In an interview with Rolling Stone, Eddie Vedder said that today’s pop music “almost feels like tabloid journalism. It’s crap that people seem to like.” Or at least that’s what the interviewer thinks he said. I mean, can anyone actually understand a word that comes out of Eddie Vedder’s mouth? Seriously, we want to know. [RollingStone]
Scottish trio CHVRCHES (yes, that’s how it’s spelled) released a cover of Whitney Houston’s “It’s Not Right But It’s Okay.” And it’s actually okay. Hooray! Sorry, it’s been a long week. [CoS]
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