The Morning's Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. The Social Network won the box office this weekend with $23 million, which the L.A. Times calls “a solid though not a spectacular debut.” Our three-word review: See it. Now. 2. Peter Jackson‘s new Hobbit movie is slated to be released in 3-D. Is anyone surprised? [via NY Times] 3. Medical marijuana patients can now purchase a line of pot-infused sodas called Dixie Elixirs. [via Buzzfeed] 4. Although Kanye West wasn’t going to do GOOD Friday this week, he did release the track “Christina Dior Flow,” featuring Kid Cudi, on Saturday anyway. Hear it at Vulture. 5. Nicki Minaj and Jay-Z won big at Saturday’s 2010 BET Hip-Hop Awards. [via MTV]

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