Bites: Ames is Bored to Death, Thurston on grunge, Sampsell talks to Elliott, Jeter and Jesus = same thing, and more

Is Bored to Death (starring Jason Schwartzman, pictured above) the next HBO show in line that becomes that show people who “don’t watch tv” actually get into (The Wire, The Sopranos, etc.)?  Not sure.  But knowing that Jonathan Ames is the writer can give one hope.  He talks to Huffington Post.


  • ” The Da Vinci Code, chapter 3: My French stinks, Langdon thought, but my zodiac iconography is pretty good.” one of twenty of Dan Brown’s worst sentences.


  • Beck + Devendra Banhart + Todd Solondz =’s awesome