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*Henry Sutton picks the top 10 most unreliable narrators of all time. Number One? Humbert Humbert. Number eight? James Frey. (Just kidding!)
*Sliding deeper into debt, EMI makes moves to sell Abbey Road studios. (Last business year, the company sustained losses of £1.75 billion—which, I believe, is even more in dollars.) Paul McCartney, meanwhile, may back a bid to save the studio, the Independent reports.
*The Times shows some love to Arena Stage’s new Mead Center. As many have observed, the company’s 2010-11 season has no shortage of Albee.
*John Mellencamp to run for Evan Bayh‘s vacant Senate seat? Some people hope so. The Seattle Stranger? Not amused.
*Preservation Hall Jazz Band drops a new one! Guests on this installment: Tom Waits, Merle Haggard, Del McCoury, Steve Earle, Andrew Bird, and Pete Seeger. Buddy Guy and Elvis Costello presumably were unavailable due to their appearance on Santana‘s forthcoming ¡Colaboración!
*L.A. Weekly recaps Carly Simon‘s romantic history, including such little-known conquests as Spiro Agnew and the 14th Dalai Lama. No word yet from Simon’s lawyers.
*Tonight in City Lights: “Adam De Boer: Memory Meets Imagination Halfway” at District of Columbia Arts Center.