The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Kanye West hopped on stage and ruined Taylor Swift’s MTV Video Music Awards speech with a plug for Beyonce. [via AP] 2. Jim Carroll, punk poet and author of The Basketball Diaries, died of a heart attack at the age of 60 on Friday night. [via NYT] 3. Megan Fox explains how Michael Bay is like Napoleon. [via Gawker] 4. Design guru Philippe Starck is searching for an apprentice in a new show called Design for Life, which premieres on BBC2 tonight. [via The Independent] 5. A series of Andy Warhol portraits of famous athletes, has been stolen from a collector’s home in LA. [via USA Today]

Bonus link: Remember that “D”-related secret that Guillermo del Toro teased us with last week? He’s creating a new “scary animated” brand with Disney.