Reading While Eating for September 8: Mayors, Imams and Lady Gaga

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Mashooq Ali, 7, uses a plastic bag to protect himself from the wind while taking refuge with his family in a makeshift relief camp for flood victims in Sukkur in Pakistan's Sindh province September 7, 2010.

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Welcome to NewsFeed’s shiny, new lunchtime link roundup. Check back every weekday for your afternoon must-sees around the web.

Fessing Up: In a 193-page report, BP blames “a series of failures” by many different companies and teams for the Deepwater Horizon disaster. (AOL News)

Messing Up: Microsoft and XBOX are apologizing to a gamer after suspending him for claiming he was from Fort Gay. The West Virginia town is real. (AP)

Speaking Out: The imam behind the planned Cordoba House, a Muslim community center near Ground Zero in Manhattan, thanks supporters and defends the center’s mission in a New York Times op-ed. (NYT)

Tech Titan: Sean Parker, the founding president of Facebook, is played by Justin Timberlake in The Social Network. A new profile of Parker tells a less-fictionalized story of him, a “programmer-as-rock-star” with a brilliant mind and intense lifestyle. (Vanity Fair)

Addictive Ads: The jingle is making a comeback, and you’ll hear even more of them in upcoming commercials. Look forward to hearing jingle artists like T-Pain, the Ting Tings and Vampire Weekend, in your head, on repeat. (Advertising Age)

The Daley After: Now that Mayor Richard M. Daley has announced he will not run for reelection, chatter is deafening about who will take his place. Rahm Emanuel’s not the only person to consider. (Chicago Tribune)

Elsewhere on TIME.com: Follow TIME’s Joe Klein as he drives across America on his Election Road Trip.

Must-Watch: Larry King and Ryan Seacrest sing Lady Gaga’s “Poker Face,” ruining your eardrums forever.

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