The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Could it be true? Amazon has a page up for a new Animal Collective release called Fall Be Kind, with a release date set for December 8. [via Pitchfork] 2. The word of the day is: “annoyed.” Pee-wee Herman’s show has been pushed back until January and moved to a different venue, angering many fans. [via LAT] 3. Ellen Page, Alia Shawkat, and Sean Tillmann will write and executive produce Stitch N’ Bitch, a new single-camera comedy for HBO about a pair of Brooklyn hipster artists who relocate to Silver Lake. [via THR] 4. The 2009 Nobel prize for literature has been awarded to Herta Müller for depicting the “landscape of the dispossessed” with “the concentration of poetry and the frankness of prose.” [via The Guardian] 5. Brian Wilson has been chosen to finish unfinished songs George Gershwin left behind when he died in 1937. [via LAT]