The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. This should be juicy: Aaron Sorkin will make his directorial debut with Andrew Young’s John Edwards tell-all The Politician. [ via PopWatch] 2. Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston are reportedly pitching a bringing-up-baby reality show. So that’s probably why they’re back together. [via TMZ] 3. Art legend Claes Oldenburg has plans to build a giant paintbrush sculpture for the plaza in front of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. [via UnBeige] 4. Actor-director Stanley Tucci is shopping around a film tentatively titled Mommy & Me, starring two of our biggest girl crushes, Meryl Streep and Tina Fey. [via L.A. Times] 5. Country music songwriter Hank Cochran, who penned classics including Patsy Cline’s “I Fall to Pieces,” has died at age 74. [via BBC]