Beirut to Headline the Northside Festival + John Cusak Was Playing Phish in Today's Eight Items or Less

Elizabeth Thompson

1. Beirut is headlining the Northside Festival this year, as announced by Brooklyn borough president Marty Markowitz this morning. [BV]

2. Kanye West was shut out of the Balmain show at Paris Fashion Week when he showed up invited. Perhaps they agree that no one man should have all that power. [Page Six]

3. 20 sad Etsy boyfriends. [Urlesque]

4. IHOP is featuring chicken and waffles on its menu for a limited time. [Eater]

5. There was a possible UFO sighting in Williamsburg the other night. [FreeWilliamsburg]

6. John Cusak was actually playing Fishbone's "Bonin' in the Boneyard" in the first cut of the boombox scene in Say Anything. [via Daily Swarm]

7. Breaking: people who post a lot of photos of themselves on Facebook are attention-seekers. [Neatorama]

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