The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. The heavily hyped Inception debuted to an impressive $60.4 million at the box office this weekend. [via MTV] 2. Westboro Baptist Church (a.k.a. the loathsome “God hates fags” folks) demonstrated at a Lady Gaga performance in St. Louis this weekend. Gaga advised her little monsters, via Twitter, to ignore the crazy. [via Monsters and Critics] 3. Wesley Snipes has lost an appeal and could face three years in prison on misdemeanor tax charges. [via NY Times] 4. Tom Jones is planning to record with The Killers. Huh. [via NME] 5. Comedy gold: David Cross will reunite with Will Arnett and Arrested Development creator Mitch Hurwitz for the pair’s new series Running Wilde. [via TV Squad]

Bonus video: The annual Gathering of the Juggalos gets a trailer. Er, short film.