The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Harry Potter could star in an upcoming Broadway revival of the ’60s musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. [via Variety] 2. Despite Dan Brown’s best efforts, book sales are down for fall. [via NYT] 3. The formerly confidential, behind-the-scenes account of the Jeremy Piven/Sushi-Gate battle. [via NYT] 4. Can’t score tickets to see one of the Pixies sold-out shows? You can buy live recordings from their London, Amsterdam, Brussels, and Paris stops. 1,000 copies will go on sale 10 minutes after each show ends. [via NME] 5. Brooks Brothers is teaming up with Mad Men costume director Janie Bryant to release a limited run of suits inspired by the show later this month. [via Boston]

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