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Rachel Flotard and her cool friends on Letterman tonight

Seattle's favorite girlfriend Rachel Flotard (of Visqueen and general Rachel Flotard fame) is helping Neko Case on her performance on David Letterman tonight!

Also sharing the stage will be Eric Bachmann (Archers of Loaf/Crooked Fingers) on guitar.

Like the watching recent Jimmy Fallon episodes didn't already remind you that Dave is King, here's another reason. Let's watch Paul drool over the double trouble duo of Neko and Rachel!

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Latest comment by: Chris Grantham: "See Rachel on Letterman here: http://theaudioperv.com/2009/04/16/neko-case-on-letterman-415-video/"

I want to go on a crafting date with this guy

This isn't at all indie-pop related -- it is more pop culture related, which I love nearly as much... and it is so mega fantastic I have to share.

I've been trying to figure out which TV stage set diorama is my favorite. Family Ties (above) Facts of Life vs Brady Bunch vs Alice vs The Price is Right vs Three's Company? I can't wait for him to finish the Mama's Family set.

What vintage TV stage would you want him to recreate? Laverne & Shirley would be cool.

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As Seen On TV: Morrissey and Apples in Stereo

For all of us who missed Moz when he was at the Paramount Theater a while back (ether because we aren't good planners or too cheap for the pricey tickets), we can see a mini-performance on David Letterman tonight! Other notable things? Hmm...

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Latest comment by: Betsy Boston: "John Krasinski meee-YOW."

Creature Comforts: RIP, appointment TV

Nick Park and Aardman Animations graced us with an American version of Creature Comforts, and CBS cancelled it after three airings. I knew it was too good/clever/subtle to last on American network TV.

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Latest comment by: Sketer: "Yeah...so I get home at 11:30 pm last night from work and get ready to watch Creature Comforts on my Tivo and it's not there. Then I look on my Tivo and it tells me that there are no upcoming episodes! This show is the only thing worth watching on Monday nights. I ...

As Seen On TV: Bright Eyes, Amy Sedaris, PB&J, Patrick Wolf and more!

This is the kind of week of late night TV I can get behind. Bright Eyes will be performing TWICE!

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As Seen On TV: BRMC, PB & J, and a bunch of political guys!

It's rerun week for late night hosts this week, so we get to relive some of our favorites of the past few months. The landscape is littered with political (albeit interesting) candidates this week, but don't fear 'cause next week we're getting a couple of really exciting musical guests.

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Latest comment by: imaginary liz: "Of course! Dave vs. *Dr.* Phil? Priceless."

YouTube: Veronica Mars fraks up

Veronica Mars adopts the Battlestar Galactica cuss word "frak" in this sweet dollop of pomo goodness.

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Latest comment by: Betsy Boston: "Maybe after you watch season 3 we can start posting our VM season 4 fan-fiction to TIG. It's a date!"

As Seen On TV: PB & J, Bob Barker, Modest Mouse, M. Ward, Lily Allen, and more!

Wow -- Wednesday night seems to be the big night for cool folks to appear on TV. I'm especially excited that Bob Barker is making an appearance. I wonder why he's kinda slumming it and not on Letterman or Leno? Is it a network thing?

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Latest comment by: stella: "And if you're a diehard Bob Barker/TPIR fan, there are also 2 primetime specials this week feting Bob for his 50 years on television -- Wed and Thurs nights on CBS (I think at 8pm). Bob's retiring next month... Having just come off a jaunt to LA and a post-TPIR ...

As Seen On TV: Amy Sedaris, Modest Mouse, BRMC, Arctic Monkeys and more!

For as many listings we've got this week, there's nothing I'm super excited about. Amy Sedaris is always a hoot (she and Letterman have quite the banter). Kaiser Chiefs are all over the place, and Alice Cooper chatting up Carson Daly (or vice versa) could be interesting.

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Latest comment by: imaginary boy embracey: "Tuesday night. Or Wednesday night. What gives?"

As Seen On TV: Iggy Pop, Amy Winehouse, The Fratellis, Arctic Monkeys, Jarvis and more!

Time for the weekly "As Seen On TV" post! There's something every night that makes it worth programming your VCR.

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Latest comment by: Jenniii: "to tell da truth im more into rnb but wen i heard the likes of razorlight and the kooks it got me thinkin ow amazin all this sort of music is, i started listen to it all and the fratellis come on the radio with chelsea dagger nd i loved i brought there album and i ...