The Friday Linkfest: 2/27/09

Written by Linkfest, Popdose Lists

The Wall Street Journal wonders if Irving Azoff is the man who can save rock ‘n’ roll, and heralds the return of the green-haired animated superhero known as Captain Planet;

Cahl’s Juke Joint reviews Eddie Mack: The Complete Recordings and Gurf Morlix’s Last Exit to Happyland;

Eddie Money proves that the rock-musical trend has finally gone too fucking far;

Everyone’s favorite Lefsetz goes cuckoo for the new U2;

On the Trail of the Great shows some love for singer/songwriter Don McGlashan;

Ickmusic issues a disappointing update on Prince’s newest Web venture, then reviews J.J. Cale’s new album, Roll On;

Rolling Stone takes a peek inside the upcoming Zappa box, Lumpy Money;

Idolator interviews Ne-Yo;

The Beastie Boys talk to the BBC about their “strange” next album, Tadlock’s Glasses;

Wings for Wheels posts the eight funniest words in movie history;

Topless Robot counts down the eight most awesome old school 3-D flicks;

Slacktivist looks at the other side of the myth of the undeserving poor;

Kinder Trauma relives the horror of Toto’s “Stranger in Town” video;

The long-lost 20th take of “Revolution 1” makes its way onto the Web;

Def Leppard, Cheap Trick, and Poison just made our old pal Kurt Torster cream in his acid-washed jeans;

Jeff Vrabel, a.k.a. the Michael Phelps of Monopoly, looks under the Boardwalk of the game’s 4,219th reinvention;

Styx, REO Speedwagon, and 38 Special have come up with a “rock ‘n’ roll stimulus package” that we urge every state governor to reject;

Steven Page splits with the Barenaked Ladies, breaking the tender heart of our very own Jason Hare;

…and Taylor Hanson, Bun E. Carlos, Adam Schlesinger, and James Iha debut their first single as Tinted Windows, “Kind of a Girl”:

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