The Week in Review: Pop Bits

jiff-pomBefore we ease into this extended weekend, I'm wrapping up the best things I saw/read on the internet this week, because -- what's life without some inconsequential, yet thoroughly entertaining tidbits. Hello Kitty is Not a Cat. You can file this one away in the "Huh?" folder, but Christine Yano, an anthropologist who has extensively researched the Sanrio character, explains just that in this LA Times article.

Little Dog Walks Very Fast. Jiff the Pomeranian set the World record for the fastest dog on two paws. Cute, impressive, and just the right amount of creepy.

Rockstar Gets a TV Show. A new TV show is in the works based on Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo, who, in real life, left his rock 'n' roll lifestyle to become an Ivy League normie at Harvard. How cool is that?