Just when the Backstreet Boys and 'Nsync were fading from memory, '90s fever catches up again with the Second Coming of the Boy Band. Already ridiculously popular in their native U.K., the preteen quintet One Direction has made enough of a splash in the U.S. for the predictable boy band backlash to occur. This particular parody doubles as a nice introduction to the band if you haven't heard of them yet.
Ravi Shankar, father of Norah Jones, passed away yesterday at the age of 92. Shankar was India's most important musical export to the western world, and was a huge influence on George Harrison, Philip Glass, and many others.