*Kanye: Kanye brings the rhetoric in an open letter calling out the haters. He never made out with Rihanna. And I like how he explains his punctuation choices at the end. (I really do.)
*Ideas: Music Think Tank ponders the possibilities of monetizing P2P filesharing. Maybe you could add your ideas instead of being such a negative asshole all the time. Oops, that was supposed to be internal monologue.
*Politics: As you may have heard, Barack Obama’s weekly radio addresses will be put up on YouTube. (I wonder if there’s any way they could show a nearly static video of an old-timey radio while the sound plays in these things.) Here’s the video of the first address.