The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. According to TMZ, Lil Wayne was hospitalized yesterday in Texas after suffering “seizure-like symptoms” on his private jet, but has been released and is now “doing better.”

2. If you liked “Losing You” as much as we did, you’ll be happy to hear that Solange Knowles’ upcoming full-length called True will be digitally released on November 27 through Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor’s Terrible Records. [via Pitchfork]

3. We think this new Obama campaign ad starring Lena Dunham is pretty adorable, but many right-wing bloggers are flipping out about it. [via Gawker]

4. Adam Sandler’s next project is a comedy Western called Ridiculous 6, a film that he will both co-write and star in. At this point, doesn’t it seem like he’s just messing with us? [via Vulture]

5. William Faulkner’s estate is suing Sony Pictures Classics for misquoting a line from Requiem for a Nun that was used without permission in Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris. As to why this is just happening now, we can only guess someone at the estate must have a very epic Netflix queue. [via Vulture]

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