The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. The same Japanese company that turned Twilight into a graphic novel is giving Gossip Girl the comic book treatment. [via MTV] 2. The Flaming Lips are selling a Christmas ornament. The Silver Trembling Fetus “is rumored to give off vibrations that help all humans progress toward an intelligence explosion.” [via Pitchfork] 3. Garey Busey is going to be a dad again at 66. [via People] 4. A real Kindle killer?: Several large publishers are drastically delaying the release of e-book versions of new works in order to protect hardcover sales. [NYT] 5. Following in the footsteps of Broadway darlings Kristin Chenoweth and Jonathan Groff, Tony winner Idina Menzel is in talks to join the cast of Glee; she’d play the choir director for New Directions’ rivals, Vocal Adrenaline. [via Ausiello Files]

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