Here are the links we loved today:
HelloGiggles reviews Brent Weinbach's new album, Mostly Live (psst, you can catch the stand up at Cap City in Austin all weekend).
Buzzfeed's 36 favorite MTV VMA performances.
Paul Simon talks about the experience of making his hit album Graceland.
Parents bribing their flight co-passengers: Cute or creepy?
Nicki Minaj rapped that she loves Mitt Romney, so it must be true!
McDonald's opens its first vegetarian-only restaurant.
NPR is streaming the latest from the xx, Coexist.
Lifehacker's tips for overcoming creativity blocks.
Author Emma Straub gives Largehearted Boy the soundtrack behind her new novel, Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures.
Wired reviews popular dessert-making machines.
Uh oh; proof that the Feds are tracking torrent downloads (yeah, all of them).
BBC has dug up tapes from Ringo Starr's first band, Rory Storm and the Hurricanes.
The Rumpus interviews Found Magazine editor Davy Rothbart.
What did people in 1899 get right about the future?
The Black Keys latest, "Little Black Submarine":