The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Just a day after the trailer was released, the full version of Lana Del Rey’s video for “National Anthem” — in which she plays both Marilyn Monroe and Jackie O opposite of A$AP Rocky’s JFK — has arrived online.

2. If you’re lucky enough to be going to San Diego Comic-Con this year, you’ll get to see the season premiere of Breaking Bad on July 14th, a full day before the rest of us schlubs. [via LAT]

3. Apparently Florence Welch is working on a dance music side project that’s called Side Project. “We made this weird house track that sounded quite churchy,” she says. “As yet it has never seen the light of day.” [via NME]

4. When Joanna Newsom and Philip Glass performed together at San Francisco’s Warfield Theater on Monday night, she debuted a new song called “The Diver’s Wife.” Listen to the track here. [via Consequence of Sound]

5. Word is that Savannah Guthrie will replace Ann Curry as a co-host on the Today show — but rather than taking a $10 million payout as was previously reported, Curry will be given a different role within NBC’s news division. [via TVLine]

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