The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. What do you think of Tao Lin’s near-exact replication of Jonathan Franzen’s Time cover for The Stranger? Is it parody or homage? [via Thought Catalog] 2. Kick-Ass star Chloe Moretz will play cult icon Emily The Strange in an upcoming film adaptation of the Dark Horse comic. [via Deadline] 3. Exciting news for former English majors: Carson McCullers, author of The Heart is a Lonely Hunter and The Member of the Wedding, is getting the biopic treatment. [via Variety] 4. Watch Betty White rap with Donald Glover and Danny Pudi on last night’s season premiere of Community. [via Vulture] 5. During the ’90s, Jon Hamm had a brief stint in the porn industry. But before you get way too excited, we should tell you that he was only a set dresser. [via E!]

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