The Morning’s Top 5 Cultural Stories


1. Sarah Palin has an Op-Ed in today’s Washington Post about President Obama’s cap-and-trade energy plan. [via Gawker] 2. Quentin Tarantino plans to retire from filmmaking at age 60: “I don’t want to have to watch the movie I made to pay for my pool.” [via NYDN] 3. The producers of Hair announced that the show will go dark on October 11 so cast members can march for marriage equality in Washington. [via NYT] 4. Now that his contract with Lost Highway has ended, is Ryan Adams planning to re-launch his Pax Americana vinyl label? [via TwentyFourBit] 5. The future of independent film: Beginning today, Chipotle will sponsor free screenings of Food, Inc. in 32 U.S. cities. [via THR]