The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo remains in a hospital in Amsterdam, NY following a tour bus accident yesterday. Remaining dates from the December Raditude Tour have been officially cancelled. [via TwentyFourBit] 2. The Zhu Zhu robotic hampster, the impossible to find toy that all the kids are asking for this season, may contain “toxic levels of tin and antimony.” [via The Daily Beast] 3. The staffs of the Louvre, Versailles, the Pompidou Centre, and several other major French museums are all on strike. What will this mean for their economy? [via Guardian] 4. A short clip from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows has leaked online. [via Pop Candy] 5. eBookNewser ,‘s thirteenth blog, has officially launched. The site will cover “eBooks, digital reading devices, publishing technology, smartphone reading applications, digital self-publishing, and the rapidly evolving future of digital publishing.”

Bonus link: Beatles 3000