Wednesday lunchtime linkage

Someone help! Lana Del Rey is stuck in a whirlpool! [sorry your heinous]
Modesty squads, of course. This is America, after all [NYT]
She and Him announce new, inevitably precious, album [AV Club]
John Castimaditis is running for mayor [Capital NY]
So is “Thrill Bill” Thompson [Observer]
Rev Run and Tyrese giving away all our man secrets! [Runnin' Scared]
Where to not watch the Super Bowl, in Greenpoint [Greenpointers]
If you bring Taco Bell to our Super Bowl party, just don’t come [Gawker]
Thou shalt tip, asshole [Consumerist]
The Awl maybe doesn’t care for Henry Blodget [The Awl]