This Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. MGMT, Silversun Pickups, the Walkmen, and the Clipse are among the artists playing free shows on the Soul Collective tour. [via Rolling Stone] 2. Where the Wild Things Are director Spike Jonze is also working on a “secret robot short” that will premiere in November. [via Slashfilm] 3. True Blood makes Sex and the City look like nun’s play. It’s also an allegory for American life. [via New York Times] 4. After tackling the Halloween franchise, Rob Zombie plans to write, direct, and produce a remake of The Blob. [via Variety] 5. Dirty Projectors have set the dates for their fall tour; they’ll also play Letterman on August 31. [via Pitchfork]