1. Watch (at around 50 seconds in) as Beck's adorable eight year old son Cosimo joins dad on stage during his show at the Santa Barbara Bowl in L.A. last night. [via Pitchfork]

andrewwk600.jpg2. Andrew WK has written a super-funny round-up of "Rookie Party-Thrower Mistakes." For instance: "I love cats. They have soft paws, funny claws, and fresh faces. They also pounce on bugs and play with them. I once saw a cat press down on a bug's body until it was completely flat. I love dogs too. They have smiling faces, wagging tails, and nice fluffy flanks for petting, patting, and stroking. However, too many of these beasts are crazed with foam rabies -- and that can turn a party into the petting zoo from hell." [via Flavorwire]

0525-malia-obama-splash-reveal-1.jpg3. The kind folks over at TMZ helped make sense of this photo of Malia Obama at the One Direction show last night.

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4. Thank you, Vulture, for this amazing guide to Pop Culture's Greatest Lanes. But what about John MuLANEy?

mulaney_rectangle_xlarge.jpg5. George Blackburn, the man who legally changed his name to Led Zeppelin II, died of a heart attack at 64. [via WaPo]

6. New York cocktail den Weather Up -- with branches in Tribeca and Prospect Heights and a recent Girls mention -- is opening up an outpost in Austin, Texas.  [via Eater]

Screen shot 2012-05-25 at 5.15.32 PM.png7. Lower East Side music venue Cake Shop is in danger of closing! Give 'em your $$$ here!

27cover-sfSpan.jpg8. Check out Noomi Rapace on the cover of this weekend's New York Times magazine? Remember when we were the first US publication to profile her? #humblebrag