Links for 8.9.08: Dylanomics, Bernie Mac dies, sexiest music vids…
by Josh Kimball
*Dylan on the economy: The Freakonomics blog asks readers to use Bob Dylan lyrics to talk about current economic conditions.
*Wow: Bernie Mac died. He was 50.
*Sex and videos: Nerve collects the 50 Sexiest Music Videos. I have to admit that Billy Idol’s “Cradle of Love” made me feel weird when I was 16. And by “weird” I mean that I can’t say what I mean. GOODBYE. [fimoculous]
*Paternity: Clay Aiken is a father. Now I am really depressed.
*Monster stretch: Could customer-service savants Zappos.com be getting into the music biz? Valleywag makes a leap based on some cryptic twitters. (If they do get into tunes, I have some Santogold I would like to return.)
*Personal update: On the plus side, I have not seen anyone LARPing yet today. (I really haven’t.)