The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. German Chancellor Angela Merkel tops Forbes’ list of The 100 Most Powerful Women for the fourth year in a row. [via Reuters] 2. The details of Karen O’s Where the Wild Things Are soundtrack have been revealed; it comes out September 29! [via Pitchfork] 3. Remember Jayson Blair of New York Times plagiarism scandal fame? He’s now a life coach. [via AP] 4. Disney and director Robert Zemeckis are in negotiations to remake The Yellow Submarine using 3-D technology, but the rights to certain songs might trip them up. [via Variety] 5. Will super expensive video ads save magazines? CBS and Pepsi are testing the waters in an upcoming issue of Entertainment Weekly. [via FT]