· Laugh all you want at the very notion of "Canadian hip-hop," but Halifax's Buck 65 is actually pretty damn good. He brings his brand of blunted ironic stylings to Joe's Pub tonight at 7:30pm.
·Joe Scarborough and media watchdog Bryan Keefer duke it out at the CUNY Graduate Center in a debate titled "Flip-Flops, Spin & Outright Lies: Is Honesty Possible in Politics and Which Party Has a Stronger Claim to It?" As a public service to you, dear reader, we'll save you the effort of actually attending and answer the questions right here: no, and neither.
· James Ellroy reads from his new work, the aptly-titled Destination: Morgue! L.A. Tales, at Barnes and Noble tonight, 7:00pm.