We would be remiss if we didn't note that a Facebook campaign successfully broke the X Factor winners' monopoly over the formerly exciting (perhaps exciting again?) battle to claim the top spot in the Official UK Charts weekly top 40/75/100/whatever (theofficialcharts.com) coming out during the week including Christmas Day.
This is amusing on many levels, almost none of them having any meaning over here in the States, but still.
The All-American Rejects are way better than they SHOULD be, but doesn't change the fact that they (or at least some of their songs) are pretty good. Not world-changing or anything, but good enough. And "Faint"...eh.