The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Watching Stephen Colbert, Michael Stipe, and Mandy Patinkin sing “Good King Wenceslas” just made our morning. Absolutely delightful. [via Pitchfork]

2. If you skipped Barbara Walters’ “10 Most Fascinating People” special last night, then you might be interested to know that David Petraeus nabbed the top spot. There was also an interesting interview with Hillary Clinton (who insists she’s not running in 2016) and this funny photo of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie as a skinny kid.

3. Of course Drunk Uncle showed up along with Seth Meyers at last night’s 12/12/12 concert.

4. Here’s a new TV spot for the Doctor Who Christmas special which airs at 9pm on Christmas Day.

5. The Philip Glass remix project REWORK_Philip Glass remixed is now available as an app for iPad and iPhone thanks to developer Scott Snibbe Studio, the same people behind Björk’s Biophilia app. Check it out here.