Lunchtime Links


The Daily Texan Life and Arts section is happy to complement your afternoon procrastination with a smattering of news from across the cultural spectrum.

Did you watch last night’s episode of "Girls?" This thoughtful review might interest you.

Pope Benedict announced that he will resign at the end of this month. Here are some pope jokes to help you grieve.

New Justin Timberlake music! Not only did he debut a new song during the Grammys, but he also released “Mirrors.” Eight minutes of bliss, in our humble opinion.

We live blogged the Grammys last night, but if you want to watch a few of the best performances, here they are.

For those of you who aren't alone and bitter this Valentine’s Day, this is quite possibly the most romantic gesture. If you are bitter, just skip this one and avoid the sad spiral guaranteed to follow. 

And the trailer is here for the One Direction 3D movie. This will be cuter and involve more hair gel than we ever though possible.

If you are looking for a new artificially flavored sugary way to start your day, Moutain Dew is launching a new drink called “Kickstart.” It will go well with cookie dough flavor Pop-Tarts.

A lot of music news this morning. The Postal Service released a new single. Ben Gibbard is back just in time for a mope-y Valentine’s Day.

While we were busy trying not to sweat, the Northeast was hit with a pretty massive blizzard. Here are some photos so you don’t forget what snow looks like.