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Stuff we missed over the weekend

On rare occasions, it's hard to feel all that upset about censorship—especially when it screws up the Emmys broadcast. Also, The Sopranos wins best drama. (Associated Press)

And while we're pretending that awards are newsworthy, we might as well plug our pal David Cronenberg, whose new film Eastern Promises won the "best film" award at this year's Toronto Film Festival. (Variety)

The Sundance Channel has picked up Peter Bogdanovich's Runnin' Down A Dream, a four-hour documentary about Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. For those who obsess over the guy, that's probably better than cutting it down to a theater-friendly length. (Variety)


For eyewitness accounts of the splendor/carnage/squalor of Austin City Limits and the Toronto Film Festival, hit up The A.V. Club Blog. But also click over to Stereogum for that blog's reports on an ACL porta-potty fire.

Swell hip-hop news: Ghostface Killah will headline Adult Swim-sponsored shows at 12 campuses across the country; tour dates here. And, as if there were much reason to worry, Kanye is still kicking 50 Cent's ass. Yay! (AllHipHop)

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