The Morning’s Top 5 Cultural Stories


1. Joe Simpson is shopping around a Michael Jackson covers album from his daughter Ashlee. [via NYP] 2. Perez Hilton is launching his own music label. [via Perez] 3. Vampire Weekend has almost finished their second album and they’re taking you on a video tour of the Brooklyn studio where the magic’s happening. [via NME] 4. Daniel Craig and Hugh Jackman will star together as a pair of Chicago cops in A Steady Rain on Broadway. Previews begin on September 10. [via BBC] 5. Aaron Sorkin has been hired to save Moneyball, that Steven Soderbergh/Brad Pitt movie that Sony killed. Soderbergh is no longer involved. [via Gawker]