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Belgian festival canceled after stage collapse leaves five dead; Jon Huntsman loves Captain Beefheart; Lada Gaga to open VMAs

Volunteers look at the wreckage of a tent which collapsed following a heavy storm at the Pukkelpop music festival in Belgium. REUTERS/Sebastien Pirlet

- 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”


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