Tom Petty says no to Michele Bachmann. (Evy Mages/TWP)

- The Claw will live on even after U2’s 360 Tour comes to an end. The band is in discussions with promoters to find a permanent home for parts of the monstrous contraption.

- This is pretty cool — with keyboardist Jenny Conlee battling breast cancer and undergoing chemotherapy treatment, the rest of her Decemberists bandmates have shaved their heads in solidarity.

Clicky shuffle: Your random song for Wednesday morning:

- Waylon Jennings, “Lay It Down”