The Morning’s Top 5 Culture Stories


1. Gird yourselves; Facebook Lite is live and on your computer. [via Mashable] 2. Jeffrey “The Dude” Lebowski (er, Jeff Bridges) is in talks to play a role made famous by John “Duke” Wayne in a Coen Brothers remake of True Grit. [via Variety] 3. Pearl Jam will eschew its nineties corporate backlash for a new studio album sold exclusively at Target via a partnership with the big-box chain. [via Slate and AV Club] 4. Portrait of the Artist as a Bloody Head: Marc Quinn’s extreme sculpture now on display in London’s National Portrait Gallery. [via ArtsBeat] 5. A chance to ogle Edward Norton in spandex this November when he runs the NYC Marathon with Masaai warriors from Kenya. [via MTV]