The Morning's Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. A last-minute change has been made to the Season 5 premiere episode of Mad Men! Don’t worry, it’s nothing major; they’ve just swapped out “The Look of Love” for another song, after some delightful critics pointed out that it wouldn’t have been a hit yet in 1966. [via Vulture]

2. Here’s a preview of Aziz Ansari’s new $5 stand-up special, Dangerously Delicious. You can download or stream the full thing on his website, thus making him rich like Louis CK.

3. Neil Young will be releasing a new album in June with Crazy Horse called Americana; as its name suggests, the record — his first with the full Crazy Horse lineup since 1996 — will consist of American folk standards and a “very young” children’s choir. [via NME]

4. Disney stands to lose a whopping $200 million on its epic fantasy flop John Carter. Does this mean that we need to reevaluate our take on Taylor Kitsch’s post-FNL career? [via Gawker]

5. “He played drums and lead guitar, and I played guitar and sang. It’s a bonus track on my new record and the video will probably be us looking at each other in a mirror.” — Marilyn Manson describes working with his old pal Johnny Depp on a cover of “You’re So Vain.”

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