The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Lady Gaga has announced her Monster Ball tour dates with Kid Cudi; the multimedia show will be in the style of the first-ever “pop electro opera” and she’ll kick things off on November 27 at the Bell Center in Montreal. [via MTV] 2. Think twice before you poke someone on Facebook. It could land you in jail. [via Gawker] 3. Damien Hirst topped ArtReview’s list of the 100 most influential people in the art world last year. Now he’s at number 48. [via Bloomberg] 4. Wes Anderson has responded to accusations that he’s a sociopath and directed Fantastic Mr. Fox (which the Hollywood Reporter liked) over email. [via Slashfilm] 5. FOX has renewed Seth MacFarlane’s Family Guy spin-off, The Cleveland Show, for another season. [via TV Guide]