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I don’t quite understand how the swarthy, slapstick cartoon, Popeye, fits with the uptempo, lively sound of Wilco’s new track “Dawn on Me,” but I am excited to see the spinach-guzzling seafarer once again.

Wilco teamed up with King Features (who’s been producing Popeye cartoons since 1932) to create the first hand-drawn Popeye cartoon in more than 30 years. Featuring Popeye, Olive Oyl, Swee’ Pea, Bruno, and the hamburger-obsessed Wimpy, this collaborative music video draws Wilco into the animated world of America’s oldest blue collar hero and incorporates some of the series reoccurring jokes for fans. “Ug-gug-gug-gug.”

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My mind almost exploded when I found two of my guiltiest of pleasures combined: the pacifying sound of Bon Iver’s music and the addictive oh-no-you-didn’t America’s Next Top Model.

Bon Iver’s music video (released yesterday) for the song Calgary features Cycle 14 runner-up, Riana. The video is beautiful, haunting, kind of strange, but mostly stunning. If you love the track as much as I do, you can download it for free on last.fm.