• A new Bon Jovi
song will be premiered during this weekend’s American Football League (AFL) telecasts. The Rock Radio
reports: “The song is called "We Got It Goin' On," and it's been chosen as the theme song for the AFL's weekly programming, which debuts Sunday (March 4th). It will also be featured in the show-opening video, which takes fans inside an AFL arena. The footage will air before games between the Dallas Desperados and the New York Dragons, and the Chicago Rush versus the Kansas City Brigade. The AFL telecast begins at 12:30 p.m. ET on ABC, and Jon Bon Jovi has recorded team-specific lyrics for every one of the AFL franchises to air throughout the season, including his own Philadelphia Soul.”
We've got a soft spot for Mr. Jon Bon, what with his cowboy ridin’ atop a steel horse and all... But new Bon Jovi songs? We stopped caring around the time he did the Young Guns 2
• Justin Timberlake
is on TV. He’s in your iPod. He’s making out with Scarlett Johansson. He’s in Black Snake Moan
. And now he can be on your plate… at least metaphorically speaking. The popstar will be opening his third restaurant, Southern Hospitality, in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The eatery will focus on – duh – southern food, with an emphasis on such down-home fixins as barbecue.
• Pearl Jam
will headline Lollapalooza, according to the festival’s hometown paper The Chicago Sun-Times
. Eddie Vedder and his band of flannel-shirted men first played Lollapalooza in the summer of 1992, as their debut album Ten
stormed the Billboard charts alongside Nirvana’s Nevermind
. Welcome back, boys.
is an interesting website, as recently pointed out by the ever-aware folks at Stereogum
. Example: Jenny Lewis singing with a puppet!