The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Artist Urs Fischer — a sculptor who many call the next Jeff Koons — has asked the New Museum to lower the second floor gallery’s ceiling by 2 feet for his upcoming show. [via WSJ] 2. The New Moon soundtrack is now streaming over on MySpace. [via Pop Candy] 3. After a few big studio flops, Will Ferrell has signed on to star in Everything Must Go, an indie film based on a Raymond Carver story. [via Variety] 4. According to Alison Mosshart, the Dead Weather is already halfway through recording their second album. [via NME] 5. is cutting the prices of popular books before they even hit the shelves. That’s a 66 percent price cut on Sarah Palin’s upcoming memoir Going Rogue. [via Reuters]

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