House of Cards‘ second season will debut on Valentine’s Day. [AP]

Local author Manil Suri takes home the Bad Sex in Fiction prize. [New York Times]

GEMS releases an uncut version of “Medusa.” [All Things Go]

All Songs Considered names the best music of the year. [NPR]

The 15 best music venues in D.C., according to DCist. [DCist]

Keep your eyes peeled for a truck rolling around town with neon letters that say “You are on an island.” [Post]

Hey, look at this new Tereu Tereu music video. [DCist]