While Paltrow has displayed some genuine talent as a performer, might this development register as at least mildly vexing for singers who have been trying to make it in Music City sans pre-existing celebrity? Will GOOP be taken seriously as a singer? Can anyone nicknamed GOOP be taken seriously as a singer? Do you guys care? More to the point, do people who buy CDs at places like FYE and Walmart care? Also from the People Doing Stuff Other Than the Stuff They’ve Been Known to Do Department, our own Adam Gold is currently planning on taking a two-year vow of silence while working as Aerosmith’s archivist, and Steve Haruch will soon take his much-anticipated stand-up comedy routine on the road.