Paul Ryan brags about listening to ‘Bawitdaba’ (Village Voice):
“So one of us is running for Vice President, but only one of us listened to ‘Bawitdaba’ on the way over here in the Secret Service motorcade,” Paul Ryan said this morning at a rally in Royal Oaks, Michigan.
Mitt Romney enjoys the Killers (SPIN):
“Well, I would certainly want to hear from the Beach Boys, even though I know it’s not the same group it used to be,” Mitt said. “Also Garth Brooks and Kenny Chesney and Toby Keith, and today’s rock stars — the Killers are one group I enjoy.”
The National are opening for Obama (Pitchfork):
… according to their Twitter account, they’re re-upping their support by opening for the president at a September 1 speech in Des Moines, Iowa.
Lynyrd Skynyrd pulled out of the RNC (The Hollywood Reporter):
Of the myriad concerts and film screenings scheduled, only a few—an outdoor appearance by Lynyrd Skynyrd set for Sunday at Liberty Plaza being the most notable—have been canceled thus far due to the threat of Hurricane Isaac.