The Morning’s Top 5 Cultural Stories


1. The results of today’s union vote could decide if The Times shuts down The Globe. [via NYT] 2. Sweden’s Pirate Party captures a seat in the European Parliament. [via Reuters] 3. Hmm: “A secret sect of kung fu assassins could have silenced actor David Carradine as he delved into their shadowy activities, according to his family’s lawyer.” [via NYP] 4. Proving she’s crazy like a fox, Susan Boyle hires Ossie Kilkenny — the financial whiz who formerly advised Bono — as her manager. [via TDB] 5. Conan won his first week, but his audience shrunk with each episode. [via THR]