The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Over 7,000 people in a photo taken at this year’s Glastonbury Festival in England have tagged themselves on Facebook, setting a Guinness World Record. [via Gizmodo] 2. Mel Gibson‘s reported cameo in The Hangover 2 has been canceled. According to director Todd Phillips, “I thought Mel would have been great in the movie, but I realize filmmaking is a collaborative effort, and this decision ultimately did not have the full support of my entire cast and crew.” [via People] 3. The New York Times now has more Twitter followers than they do print subscribers. [via Business Insider] 4. Check out a new Brian Eno track called “Emerald And Stone.” This sleepy piano piece is from his upcoming album, Small Craft On A Milk Sea, which is due out on November 2nd from Warp. [via Stereogum] 5. Netflix is refusing to stock copies of Harmony Korine’s film Trash Humpers (which we reviewed here), even though they carry all of his previous, and arguably, equally controversial, work. [via AV Club]

Bonus link: Listen to Alec Baldwin recreate his famous Glenglarry Glen Ross speech