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The Must List: Week of August 10, 2008

''Baldwin Hills,'' Pink's new single, ''The Half Blood Prince'' trailer, and 12 other pop-culture gems that YOU -- and the EW staff -- are loving this week

Baldwin Hills

MOVIE
1. HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE teaser
Darkness descends in a foreboding trailer that pushes Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) into the shadows, but throws a chilling light on the boy-who-would-be-Voldemort.

TV
2. PROJECT RUNWAY on Bravo
Take one last stilettoed stroll through NYC before Runway bids it auf Wiedersehen and goes Hollywood on Lifetime. (TV Watch)

TV
3. JURASSIC FIGHT CLUB on History Channel
Riveting CGI dino death matches are great and all, but we’re sure you’re really tuning in for the paleontology lectures…and you read Playboy for the articles.

MUSIC
4. ”SO WHAT,” Pink
The singer’s her old self again with this taunting, raspy rebel yell of an anthem that boasts a mean hook. Like the song says: She’s rockin’ out, she’s still a star, and if her marriage is in the bin, ”so what”?

TV
5. BALDWIN HILLS on BET
Real teens with loving parents and great futures? It’s subversively normal…until ”Auntie” Star Jones drops by. (DVD Review)

BOOK
6. THE NIGHT OF THE GUN, by David Carr
Ever a journalist, Carr uses his pals as sources to fill gaps in his drug-addled memory for this unflinching memoir. (Review)

MOVIE
7. MELISSA LEO in ‘Frozen River’ The Homicide vet uses the lines of her face to map the lonely miles her desperate gambler’s wife travels when she resorts to human trafficking to feed her kids. (Review)

INTERNET
8. CLARISSA EXPLAINS IT ALL on iTunes
Convenient! Now Miley, Zoey, and iCarly can download pointers from original tween queen Melissa Joan Hart, and take notes on something called the ’90s.

MUSIC
9. ”TWO WEEKS,” Grizzly Bear
The Brooklyn band flirts with pop without losing an ounce of cool, as their breezy falsettos float over driving keyboards.

READER’S CHOICE*: TV
10. SPACED on DVD
Late to the Office party? Redeem yourself with this ace Britcom from Jessica Hynes and Simon Pegg. The idea is to get your friends laughing with you. (Review)Michelle Melnar

READER’S CHOICE*: MUSIC
11. Ace Young’s self-titled debut album
Arguably the best album from an American Idol alum. Produced by Desmond Child and featuring songs by Diane Warren and Ace himself, it is sure to blow up if radio is willing to take a chance on an independent artist. —Jill

READER’S CHOICE*: BOOK
12. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer

Yeah, yeah, I jumped on the bandwagon, but I’m enjoying the ride. —Lauren

Read it so fast after picking it up at midnight that I was done and rereading it by 6 p.m. Saturday. My only sadness is that it’s ending. My new find, through Stephenie Meyer, Blue October. That’s a serious soundtrack for the Twilight series. —Danielle

READER’S CHOICE*: TV
13. Hating Big Brother’s Jessie
Can we all agree that hatred of Jessie on Big Brother 10 is an absolute Must? Do you really think it’s possible for a guy to be this stupid and annoying? No wonder Ollie and April are spending so much time having sex under bedsheets; they just don’t want to listen to Jessie talk anymore. —Todd

READER’S CHOICE*: MOVIE
14. Danny McBride
Danny McBride is an underrated comedy force who has on many occasions saved films including The Heartbreak Kid and Hot Rod. His role in Pineapple Express should be a brilliant departure from his typical mustachioed dough boy. —Josh

READER’S CHOICE*: TV
15. Californication Season 1 on DVD
Maybe Fox Mulder’s porn fetish should’ve tipped us off, but David Duchovny kills in this hilariously raunchy comedy from Showtime. So glad I picked up the season 1 set to prepare me for season 2. —Tom