The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Are you as surprised as we are that Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted beat out Ridley Scott’s epic sci-fi blockbuster Prometheus at the weekend box office? Maybe there aren’t as many hardcore Alien fans as there used to be. Or maybe they all have kids now. [via USA Today]

2. The 2012 Tony Awards offered up a few big surprises, including James Corden from One Man, Two Guvnors beating out Death of Salesman’s Philip Seymour Hoffman for Best Leading Actor and Porgy and Bess topping Follies for Best Revival. View a full list of winners here.

3. Is Thom Yorke planning a collaboration with Jack White? That’s the rumor following something cryptic that he said during Radiohead’s performance at Bonnaroo over the weekend. [via NME]

4. Also at Bonnaroo: reclusive R&B singer D’Angelo, who surprised festival-goers with a 90-minute set. It was the first time that he has performed publicly in the US in 12 years. [via AP]

5. And in other Radiohead news, here’s a video of them performing their new song “Full Stop” at a show in Chicago last night.

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