The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Charlie Sheen just joined Twitter, and he already has over 600,000 followers. Our favorite tweet from @CharlieSheen so far — and one of the few that doesn’t involve some variation of the word “win”: “Just got invited to do the Nancy Grace show… I’d rather go on a long road trip with Chuck Lorre in a ’75 Pacer…”

2. Because they’re sick of kids having any fun in Sunday school, the US Conference of Catholic Bishops has ordered up a new translation of the Bible where the word “booty” will be replaced by “spoils.” [via USA Today]

3. Well this isn’t surprising: Following his drunken, anti-Semitic tirade last week, John Galliano, former design director at Christian Dior, is headed into rehab. [via Gawker]

4. The Daily Mail has published yet another photograph of a man believed to be Banksy (but who kind of looks like Jason Schwartzman). The image was snapped in Santa Monica yesterday around the same time a new work for the anonymous street artist cropped up. [via Movieline]

5. Watch the first music video from the Strokes‘ upcoming album, a rather fancy looking clip for the lead single “Under Cover of Darkness.” [via Vulture]