The Morning's Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Over the weekend, The Hunger Games set a box office record for the largest non-sequel debut ever, bringing in $155 million. It was also the third biggest domestic debut of all-time, following Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II and The Dark Knight. [via Hit Fix]

2. The first trailer for the Season 7 of Doctor Who looks like a much better version of Cowboys & Aliens, don’t you think?

3. Some new teasers for Season 5 of True Blood also dropped over the weekend — sadly, none of them feature any footage that we haven’t already seen before.

4. After months and months of rumors, the official details on ValtariSigur Rós’ first new studio LP since 2008 — have finally been released; it’s due out on May 28, and you can check out its seven-song tracklist here.

5. Here is “Fuck Up the Fun” the new Azealia Banks track that your Monday morning was begging for. It’s produced by Diplo, but we’re not sure whether or not it will be on Broke With Expensive Taste, her debut EP that’s due out this fall.

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