The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Amy Winehouse promises to have a new album out early next year. We’ll believe it when we hear it. [via AFP] 2. Harvey Pekar had several projects in the works at the time of his death, earlier this week. And it looks like some of them will see the light of day. [via MTV] 3. Now that he is, for some reason, a free man, Roman Polanski plans to direct a film adaptation of the play God of Carnage. [via Daily News] 4. Apple has planned a surprise press conference tomorrow morning to discuss… something about the iPhone. [via WaPo] 5. Ever wish you could have William Faulkner as your English teacher? Now you can! His lectures from a stint at UVA have been posted online. [via NPR]

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