*Dr. Pepper: Best Buy is set to become the exclusive retailer of Guns N’ Roses long-awaited album “Chinese Democracy” before year-end. If I am reading the contract correctly, this means we all get a free Dr. Pepper. [licensing plate]
*Reviews: Pitchfork reviews the Replacements, as seen through this year’s rerelease by Rhino: 8.7, 9.3, 8.0, 6.3.
*Beverages: Have I mentioned Kid Rock’s forthcoming beer yet? Also: Kid Rock cigars. From Mr. Rock’s commenters: “When are you moving into sunglasses?” Incisive. [meg]
*Quizicality: Digital Music News. No links. To anyone. Ever? Great use of the Internet. Depressing.
*Stories: The tale of Muxtape and the RIAA.
*Politics: A post-debate analysis from Will.i.am: “we should put security where security needs to be…
i’m terrified if we are to have 4 more bush-like years…
we can’t afford it…”
Also, a fact that you may find frightening: one of the top search results as reported by Google’s Trends feed for several hours after the debate was: “who won the debate.” Nuance: Who needs it? [huffpo]