Linkdown: 8/23/11

- Interview with the ever-awesome Paul Rudd of Our Idiot Brother [Grantland]

- Parker Posey (also awesome) talks about her random roles with the AV Club, including roles from Best In Show, Dazed and Confused, The Daytrippers and "Parks and Recreation" [AV Club]

- The rights to Akira Kurosawa’s films have been bought, so brace yourself for potential remakes [AV Club]

- A preview of the second season of Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant’s "An Idiot Abroad" [Buzzfeed via Flavorwire]

- Interview with Stephen Malkmus, who just released an album with his other band, The Jicks [Vulture]

- So, there is a Neutral Milk Hotel video game [Flavorwire]

- Slave Ambient, the new album from The War on Drugs, is named Best New Music [Pitchfork]