The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Sufjan Stevens will launch a fall tour of smaller venues starting September 21; also, Dan Deacon designed the cover art for his BQE CD/DVD set. [via Pitchfork] 2. Mitch Hurwitz and Will Arnett, who previously collaborated on both Arrested Development and Sit Down Shut Up are developing a third comedy for FOX. [via Ain’t It Cool News] 3. What does the music industry’s $675,000 victory over a Boston University grad student mean for file sharing champion Charles Nesson? [via NYT] 4. Many of your favorite Friday Night Lights characters are not long for this world, but Riggins is returning. [via The Watcher] 5. Richard Nash (formerly of Soft Skull Press) on why “indie” is dead. [via Richard Nash]