The Sound of Music Live on NBC + Iggy Pop's Relationship to His Penis = Eight Items or Less

1. NBC will team up with the producers of Smash on a live broadcast of The Sound of Music. Producer Craig Zadan said, "It isn't our intention to produce a remake of the movie version of 'The Sound of Music'... What we want to do, instead, is to give audiences a completely fresh experience of this great Tony Award-winning stage musical in the form of a classic television event... there will be no lip-synching to pre-recordings." [via EW]

2. Hairstylists are now eligible for Oscars! Werrrrrk. [via Vanity Fair]


4. The Coney Island Cyclone turns 85 tomorrow. Happy birthday, old man! [via Gothamist]

5. Just in time for the sweltering weekend... how to sneak into a private pool.

6. "Has your relationship with your penis changed?" -- best interview question ever, courtesy of Andrew Goldman. Iggy Pop's answer is pretty epic, too. [via New York Times Magazine]

7. Framed frames. [courtesy of Miss Moss]

8. Do you realize? Last night in New Orleans, the Flaming Lips beat Jay-Z's Guinness World Record for the most concerts played in multiple cities during a 24-hour period. [via Pitchfork]

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