This Morning’s Top 5 Cultural Stories


1. Pushed over the edge by the blocked release of those detainee pics, Jon Stewart finally rips on Obama. [via Gawker]

2. The idea of Natalie Portman “cavorting” with Sean Penn kind of blows my mind, but if he could convince me that he was Harvey Milk, the man is capable of anything. [via NYP]

3. New York Times food critic Frank Bruni calls it quits at the paper and moves over to the mag. We’ll miss him. [via LAT]

4. Warner Bros. has acquired the screen rights to Primeval, the insanely popular Brit sci-fi series that you can watch on BBC America. [via Variety]

5. Kanye introduces us to Mr. Hudson, an artist who could be “bigger than him.” Like we’d really believe he’d do something like that. [via MTV]