The Morning's Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. A massive Jeff Koons sculpture of a locomotive dangling from a crane could be heading to New York City’s High Line — if they can find the funding for it. [via City Room]

2. After losing an appeal to overturn the “R” rating on Lee Hirsch’s documentary Bully, Harvey Weinstein has decided to release an unrated version of the film, which opens March 30 in New York and Los Angeles. [via THR]

3. Madonna and Deadmau5 were in a Twitter fight! It all started when he called her a “fucking IDIOT” for promoting MDMA use while onstage at the Ultra Music Festival in Miami. Madge explained that when she said, “I have a question for you, how many of you in this crowd have seen Molly,” she was actually referring to a song. They have since made up. [via NME]

4. Jet — the Aussie rock band behind early aughts hits like “Are You Gonna Be My Girl?” and “Cold Hard Bitch” — have broken up. [via P4K]

5. Today’s Google Doodle honors what would have been German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s 126th birthday with a visual ode to what many consider his crowning achievement: Crown Hall at the Illinois Institute of Technology. [via WaPo]

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