Robin Pecknold (of Fleet Foxes fame) covers NMH's "Two-Headed Boy."  Don't know that he adds much new to the song, but I love covers so...

Yay! Hubcap releases some new singles on MySpace (I especially love "Try Me On").  Keep your eyes on iTunes and CDBaby for their new album, out any day!

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"The Daily Beast's Jason Bellini reports that Senator Kirsten Gillibrand may introduce a bill seeking an 18-month moratorium on gay military discharges as early as tomorrow."

"In 2001, Hilary Leung started a personal illustration project called 1000strangers in which she would illustrate a different stranger she noticed in Toronto each day. It’s 8 years later, and the project continues."

Awesome choice for Surgeon General: "Dr. Regina Benjamin of Bayou la Batre, Ala., who All Things Considered listeners will remember for the compelling stories of her work to rebuild a clinic for the poor that was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and then again by a fire in 2006, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to be the next surgeon general, the Associated Press and Washington Post report."

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