These should be good times for Ms. Cyrus: the Hannah Montana movie is previewing on Disney Channel, thus auguring another round of Miley-mania -- above and beyond the business-as-usual Miley mania that has become the de-facto mode of operation for pre-voting-age American girls of every persuasion.
Instead, she's experiencing simultaneous trainwrecks: her Ashlee Simpson-esque performance on British television's answer to SNL, in which she apparently forgot the words to her latest single, has (inevitably) become the talk of YouTube; and she's currently suffering the insult-to-injury indignity of an industrial-grade Twitter-account hack
1. Carrie Underwood's guitarist.
2. Kanye's hair.
3. MIA, MIA's baby, MIA's baby dress.
4. Thom Yorke's dancing.
5. Mallpunk. Don't just thank Blink-182. Also remember to thank your higher being of choice.
1. Coldplay's outfits
We caught up with our old friend Stacy Jones (Letters to Cleo, Veruca Salt, American Hi-Fi) at the tail end of his current freelance gig, which just happens to be the biggest pop tour in the universe -- let's just say he's now the Tommy Lee of tweenpop.