Pop and culture in brief

By DAVID THORPE  |  September 18, 2012

Even with the season just starting, the real world is already encroaching: Steven, the sappy doofus, was arrested just days after the premiere for "open and gross lewdness" — and if that's a crime, you might as well shut down the whole show. Watch it while you can.

We'll end with the Big Hurt Featured Consumer Product of the Week: SONY AND SIMON COWELL'S "X HEADPHONES," ultra-premium audio gear for those in the nonexistent spot on the Venn diagram where caring deeply about the quality of music overlaps liking Simon Cowell.

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