Links for 7.4.08: Top funeral songs, Bozo’s demise, SpiralFrog’s leap…
by Josh Kimball
*Read: The Top 10 Most Popular Funeral Songs and the Top 10 Most Unusual Funeral Songs. Unusuals include: “Highway to Hell” and “Another One Bites the Dust.” [the 9513]
*Bozo the clown died. He was 83.
*Much-maligned SpiralFrog, the free, ad-supported music site that’s had its share of missteps over the past year or so, is claiming to now be getting 6M unique visitors per month. I am not one of those 6M people. [coolfer]
*Frank Zappa’s “Beat the Boot” series will go on sale via iTunes. I used to listen to a lot of Frank Zappa when I was trapped in a car and forced to.
*The gravestone of Joy Division’s Ian Curtis has been stolen.
*Off topic: Barack Obama is on the cover of Ebony.
*Video: Putin on the Ritz. With George W. Bush and Vladimir Putin dancing goodness. Tuxedos are involved.
*Very off topic: The Vagina Spa. Includes the word vagina!