The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. In case you missed it last night, here’s President Obama’s interview on The Daily Show. Our favorite part had to be when Jon Stewart referred to the president as “dude.” 2. Despite our issues with this week’s Rocky Horror-themed episode of Glee, we’ve got high hopes for this coming week. Rumor is that Kurt will have his first kiss! [via Ask Ausiello] 3. Brian Eno’s new record Small Craft On A Milk Sea is streaming in full at NPR. [via Pop Candy] 4. Hear Gossip Girl’s Leighton Meester do her best Taylor Swift impression. OK, not really. It’s a song she recorded for her upcoming movie Country Strong, which also stars Gwyneth Paltrow. [via Idolator] 5. New Line has offered Tom Cruise a role in the film adaptation of Rock of Ages. He’d be playing a singing bartender. This is not a joke. [via Deadline]

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