The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Cultural Stories


1. Coldplay will cameo in an upcoming episode of The Simpsons where Homer wins the lottery and buys a private performance for Bart. [via NME] 2. There’s a new website that allows you to Mad Men-yourself. [via Pop Candy] 3. Possibly inspired by all the Wild Things hype, they’re looking to bring kiddie classic Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH to the big screen again. [via THR] 4. Jon Hamm, Rebecca Hall, and Ben Affleck will star in The Town, an adaptation of Chuck Hogan’s Prince of Thieves; Affleck will also direct. [via Variety] 5. Apple and the four major recording labels are working on project called ‘Cocktail’ that will give consumers more value for digital downloads. [via NYT]