Top o' the mornin' to you. Oh, not feeling so well, are we? Mama needs a bloody mary? Express has the recipe for you, here.
NPR loses its government funding, as you've probably already heard. But you might not have noticed this Washington Post article about the vote – which, unless it's been fixed by the time you read this, is just one giant hyperlink. How is that redesign working out for you guys?
Ted Scheinmann comes out of grad school retirement to break down what will be missing from Theater J's upcoming production of Imagining Madoff.
Gaga will be honored by the Council of Fashion Designers of America.
Resident Baltimore weirdos explain why Baltimore is so weird.
Everyone is angry at the Smithsonian again.
Tween pop-bot Rebecca Black gave her first interview to Newsbeast, and I bet Vulture and Gawker are just fuming. She hates on her haters, and says she's going to release an acoustic version of Friday so that she can prove she can sing. Says her manager at Ark Music Factory: “Funniest part of the whole thing is Rebecca Black is actually [an] amazing singer [with] a unique tone and a fantastic fun person. The concept we feel seems to have crossed a lot of boundaries, for the better or worse.”
Because, hey you guys, it's FRIDAY FRIDAY GOTTA GET DOWN ON FRIDAY FUN FUN FUN. Tomorrow is Saturday. Enjoy it!