The Morning’s Top 5 Cultural Stories


1. Bruno‘s performance peaked on opening night and had a huge drop the rest of the weekend, finishing with $30.4 million. [via Yahoo!] 2. Brooklyn band TV on the Radio isn’t as popular with fans in the UK. [via NME] 3. “A made-for-tv gun battle erupted outside a Brooklyn baby shower for the wife of a star of the HBO crime series The Wire Sunday, killing one teen and wounding two men, cops said.” [via NYDN] 4. Green Day’s drummer would like to have Banksy tattoo rats on his chest. [via NYP] 5. Why is Target afraid of being associated with Anna Sui’s Gossip Girl-inspired collection? [via NYDN]