The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Two new piano works found in his sister’s music notebook have been attributed to an elementary school-age Mozart. [via NYT] 2. Funny People topped the weekend box office with the smallest number-one draw of the summer causing many to wonder, is Apatow’s hot streak over? [via THR] 3. Steven Spielberg has signed on to direct an adaptation of the Mary Chase Pulitzer Prize-winning play Harvey, which follows a man’s relationship with a six-and-a-half foot invisible rabbit. [via Variety] 4. The Red Hot Chili Peppers will end their two-year hiatus by starting work on a new album come October. [via NME] 5. Random House is offering Colum McCann’s fantastic new novel, Let the Great World Spin, as a free download for 48 hours on [via PW]

Bonus story: A Washington Post reporter feels ripped off by Gawker. [via WaPo]