Animal Collective, shown here performing at Merriweather Post Pavilion, are working on a follow up to “Merriweather Post Pavilion.” (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP)

- Dear Santa, If you can’t bring me a Flipper t-shirt made to look like the one Kurt Cobain wore during the height of Nirvana-mania because Forever 21 has decided to discontinue it, please bring me a medium white Hanes T (crew neck, not v-neck!) and a Sharpie.

- Washington City Paper has an update on Willy “Black Cat Bill” Turner, the 14th Street fixture who was mistakenly reported be dead a few weeks back.