- Republican presidential nominee Jon Huntsman — Captain Beefheart fan?! It’s true. After gaining thousands of new followers because of a tweet about evolution and global warming, the former Utah governor followed it with a tweet proclaiming his love for the late, legendary avant-garde rocker. Our own Chris Richards tried to find out Huntsman’s favorite Beefheart album, but was never @’d back, alas.
- Lady Gaga said she had a big announcement for Thursday night but it’s just that she’s opening next weekend’s VMAs on MTV.
Clicky shuffle: Your random song for Friday morning:
- Jane Birkin & Serge Gainsbourg, “La Decadanse”