The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Because he loves to keep us guessing/totally confused, James Franco will be teaching “a very special” class at Yale next winter. [via Daily Express] 2. If the Hollywood Teamsters strike on August 1, it would be even worse news for television lovers than 2007’s WGA strike. Keep your fingers crossed it doesn’t happen. [via THR] 3. Are public libraries the new cupcakes? [via NPR] 4. David Fincher screen-tested five actresses for the role of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo‘s Lisbeth Salander this week, and lucky for us, none of them were Kristen Stewart! [via Digital Spy] 5. For reasons that remain unclear, Taylor Momsen‘s new video for “Miss Nothing” re-imagines the Last Supper with lots of black eyeliner and writhing. [via Jezebel]

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