Last Lap: Simon Cowell’s Latest Talent Show Will Find The World’s Best DJ

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Simon Cowell’s Latest Talent Show Will Find The World’s Best DJ
Simon Cowell (and Overbrook Entertainment, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith‘s company) is preparing to launch a new reality show to search for the world’s best DJ. Cowell says, “DJs are the new rock stars, it feels like the right time to make this show.” What with all the club led anthems of 2011, we’re thinking Cowell might be hitting the doof-doof nail on the turntable. [BBC]

Lana Del Rey Still Babysits
Lana Del Rey is just a regular girl after all. Telling MTV that she still babysits when she’s at home, we can hear a resounding “naw!” echoing across the Internet. [MTV Buzz Worthy]

Lady Gaga’s Parents Open A Restaurant In New York City
Lady Gaga‘s folks have opened, Joanne Trattoria, a restaurant on 68th Street in New York City’s Upper West Side. Named after her father’s sister who died of lupus at age 19, the restaurant will remain separate from the Gaga personality, and her parents say they won’t use her celebrity to promote it. We’re thinking: good luck! There’s no escaping fans like Little Monsters! [Pop Dust]

The Flaming Lips Preview Collaborations With Bon Iver, Erykah Badu, and Ke$ha
Even if you’re not a Flaming Lips fan you should probably listen to these sneak peeks of their collaborations with Bon Iver, Erykah Badu, and Ke$ha. The first Badu preview of the bunch is really funky, and getting us pretty excited. [Pitchfork]

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