The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. The judges for the Guggenheim‘s YouTube contest have just been announced and will include Animal Collective, Darren Aronofsky, and Takashi Murakami. [via Vulture] 2. Someone robbed a Chase bank on Long Island Wednesday while wearing a Darth Vader costume. [via Daily Intel] 3. So this is kind of amazing: 4,000 years later, scientists have discovered that Stonehenge has a wooden “twin.” [via The Independent] 4. Billy Corgan blacked out and then wiped out during a performance of “Bullet [With Butterfly Wings]” in Tampa on Wednesday night. [via EW] 5. MTV received GLAAD‘s first ever “excellent” rating thanks to the fact that 42 percent of its original programming included content “reflecting the lives of gay, bisexual, and transgender people.” [via Vulture]

Bonus link: The history of canned laughter