Morning, friends. Or afternoon, depending on where you are. It's tough being so far behind on the west coast, but I hope these headlines are getting to you at a decent time.

In sad news, if you somehow missed it, Glee star Cory Monteith died over the weekend.

Did anyone manage to read The Cuckoo's Calling before discovering it was written by JK Rowling?

I can't wait for Bill Cosby's new comedy specialFar From Finished. Comedy Central will air the special on November 24.

Leighton Meester's role in the Veronica Mars movie has been recast. Carrie Bishop will now be played by Andrea Estella, from Twin Sister.

I love the argument that Honey Boo Boo is better than The Newsroom.

Arcade Fire will release a new album in October.

Louie C.K.'s Live At The Beacon Theater has been animated. And it is great.

Watch the trailer for Boardwalk Empire's fourth season.

Check out John Lennon on the set of Happy Days.

If you're headed to San Diego this week, get your hands on an Arrow lego that will be passed out at Comic-Con.

Michael B. Jordan talks about Friday Night Lights and Parenthood in this interview.

Speaking of ParenthoodMonica Potter is rocking a new bob as part of her chemo-storyline.

The Newsroom is better in its second season.

If you missed Sharknado, don't worry, it'll re-air this Thursday.

Zachary Quinto says Star Trek 3 will shoot next year.

And for fun, watch Patton Oswalt's first paid stand-up gig, from when he was 19.

Now you have enough pop culture news to fill any dead air while you're on the phone with your mom.