The Friday Linkfest: 3/20/09

Topless Robot counts down the 13 greatest Garbage Pail Kids and — oh happy day — the 10 best movie games for the Atari 2600;

The A.V. Club finds 20 examples of TV shows that mutated during their time on the air;

Popular Science wonders if the iTunes App Store can be saved;

WebMD teaches you how to make your own sports drink;

Slashfood shows you how to turn an old wine bottle into a terrarium;

Bob Lefsetz gets into a slapfight with Gene Simmons, and the Internet goes wild;

Michael Jackson’s run of “comeback” concerts sells out lickety-split;

Cahl’s Juke Joint reviews the least funny Bill Cosby album ever made;

Jeff Vrabel explores the seamy side of quilting (get it? Ha, ha, ha!)

Something Else! surveys the latest from Mike Marshall;

Stereogum unveils the artwork, track listing, and story behind Ben Folds’ latest, University A Cappella;

In its latest installment, the Boston Globe’s Big Picture documents some scenes from the recession;

Ickmusic’s latest Ick’s Pick looks at the latest from Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears;

Cahl’s Juke Joint reviews Hugh Masakela’s Home Is Where the Music Is;

A chimpanzee is the greatest music critic of all time;

The Decemberists invite you to stream their Hazards of Love in its entirety;

…and Nine Inch Nails and Jane’s Addiction release a free EP.

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