The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds topped the weekend box office, but because of a deal with Universal, the Weinstein Company will only take in half of the profits. [via The Daily Beast] 2. Thanks to The Streep Effect, Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking is topping the best-seller list 48 years after it was first published. [via NYT] 3. Do we really believe that Prince wants to join Team Obama? [via TwentyFourBit] 4. YouTube’s new search and delete system also allows copyright holders to monetize infringing videos. [via Wired] 5. Will the 2016 Olympics be the death of Chicago’s famed Gropius architecture? [via CSM]