The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. After some light touring in 2008, beloved New Jersey postpunk band The Feelies have announced plans to release their first new album in 20 years next spring. [via Pitchfork] 2. Zach Galifianakis smoked pot on Real Time With Bill Maher while talking about Prop 19 and marijuana legalization. While he politely passed the joint around, none of the other guests cared to partake. [via NYDN] 3. The Promise, aka the album that Bruce Springsteen would have released post-Born to Run if not for legal issues with his then-manager, is currently streaming on NPR. It’s due out on November 16th. 4. Parker Posey will guest star as Amy Poehler’s old rival on the upcoming season of Parks and Recreation. [via EW] 5. Emmy award-winning filmmaker George Hickenlooper (Mayor of Sunset Strip, Factory Girl) was found dead Saturday in Denver, where he was promoting his latest film, Casino Jack. He was 47. [via THR]

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