The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Richard Prince’s Spiritual America, a nude portrait of a then 10-year-old Brooke Shields, has been pulled from a show scheduled to open tomorrow at the Tate Modern after the museum had a visit from the obscene publications unit of the Metropolitan police. [via The Guardian] 2. Contrary to previous reports, Comcast is not in talks to buy NBC-Universal from General Electric. This is good news for Jack Donaghy. [via] 3. Paramount has shifted the release date of Up in the Air, hopefully avoiding a George Clooney vs. George Clooney showdown at the box office. [via THR] 4. Flavor Flav — who dropped out in the 10th grade — is shopping around a new reality series that would send him back to high school to receive his diploma. [via THR] 5. Download “Scoff,” an unreleased Nirvana song from Sub Pop’s upcoming Bleach reissue. [via Pitchfork]