1. Andrew W.K. tries to clear up some of the confusion about his cancelled State Department trip to Bahrain: "I'm still as much in the dark as anyone."

2. Paint some nails on the 'net with this weirdly fun website. [LacquerLacquer]

3. Easy-Bake Ovens can be FOR BOYS TOO! 13-year-olds know what's up (re: gender equality). [via Refinery29]

4. Check out the trailer for Dave Grohl's documentary on Los Angeles' Sound City Studios.

5. Interesting recasting of Les Misérables. [@P_T_RYAN]

6. Stream Bruno Mars's new album, The Unorthodox Jukebox.