The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Here’s your first look at the Greendale crew’s video game avatars from Thursday night’s 8-bit season finale of Community. It’s also worth noting that three new episodes of the show are airing that evening — at 8pm, 9pm, and 9:30pm. [via THR]

2. It’s official: Aaron Sorkin has signed on to write the screenplay for Sony’s Steve Jobs biopic that’s based on Walter Isaacson’s best-selling biography — which is not to be confused with that Ashton Kutcher indie movie that’s already in production. [via Slashfilm]

3. Bill Ward, the original drummer for Black Sabbath, will be sitting out on the band’s three upcoming reunion gigs because he’s unhappy with “the amount of involvement he was offered.” Basically, Ozzy & Co. were planning to only have him play on a handful of songs at each of the shows. [via ArtsBeat]

4. Ya Know, the new posthumous album from Joey Ramone which contains material that the Ramones singer wrote between 1977 to 2000, as well as two tracks previously recorded by the band, is now streaming here.

5. A rare photo of The Beatles walking across Abbey Road in the opposite direction of the famous album cover shot by the late Iain Macmillan is going up for auction, and is expected to fetch up to £9,000. [via NME]

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