And now for something entirely different. Halo 3: ODST has been almost fully unveiled, look for it on September 22. The hype hammer is just about in full swing.
Check here for info: http://www.bungie.net/Projects/ODST/default.aspx.
Also, check out Them Crooked Vultures, the best thing ever. It's a band, with Dave Grohl, Josh Homme, and John Paul Jones. http://www.themcrookedvultures.com.