Around the horn
Get busy for a few days, and a lot passes you by. Por ejemplo:
The EARL has added David Bazan (of Pedro the Lion) to their schedule on November 10. All Smiles will open up.
David Bazan - Cold Beer and Cigarettes
All Smiles - Moth in a Cloud of Smoke
Bill Callahan will be at the 40 Watt in Athens on September 1.
Bill Callahan - Sycamore
Soulful crooner Martin Sexton will be at the Georgia Theatre on October 23.
Martin Sexton - Angeline
Both Okkervil River and Damien Jurado will be at the 40 Watt on October 3. Jagjaguwar has the full tour schedule.
Okkervil River - Our Life is Not a Movie or Maybe
Damien Jurado -What Were the Chances
The cast of the movie adaptation of classic graphic novel Watchmen has been confirmed.
Harold Perrineau is returning to Lost. No word whether Michael will still be running around shooting disposable cast members.
The United States Postal Service will finally unveil its Marvel Comics stamps at Comic-Con this weekend. You can get hi-res images of each from the USPS site (halfway down the page, between the commemorative pollination and jury duty stamps).
Zachary Quinto, who portrays villain Sylar on Heroes, will take on the role of Mr. Spock in the forthcoming Star Trek prequel.
If I missed other big news, please pass it along. I've already heard about the death cat.