The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. NBC is currently casting a new Project Runway-style reality fashion program, and the prize is pretty major — the winner will launch their own line in a major retail store across the country. [via CocoPerez]

2. We’re not sure how to feel about the news that Glee is doing an episode based on Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours album; given the way that they fumbled the >Rocky Horror episode, it seems like the ’70s might not be their best decade. [via Vulture]

3. Watch a video of Jack White’s surprise parking lot performance at SXSW; he was in Austin to promote the maiden voyage of the Third Man Records Rolling Record Store, which is part record store, part recording studio. [via NPR]

4. Refusing to let a $430,000 defamation lawsuit get her down, Courtney Love has reportedly returned to Twitter under a new handle — @cloverxxxlove — and with a new target of disdain — Chelsea Handler. [via Gawker]

5. The Unsound Festival comes to New York City April 6 – 10 in various venues around Manhattan and Brooklyn. The lineup includes Emeralds, Julianna Barwick, Blondes, Arp, Harald Grosskopf, Kode9, Lone, Ben Frost, Laurel Halo, Pink Skull, Tin Man and Oni Ayhun, among others. [via Pitchfork]

Bonus link: Fake Irish Blessing