The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Moby, Animal Collective, and The Roots have all scored films premiering at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. [via TwentyFourBit] 2. Wowza: After only three months The Jay Leno Show has had enough product mentions to top Nielsen’s list for “product placement activity” in 2009. [via Vulture] 3. In related news, Fox says Glenn Beck is not a “paid spokesman” for gold-coin seller Goldline International. They just advertise on his programs. If you have no idea what we’re talking about, watch this Daily Show clip. [via The Daily Beast] 4. Here are the promo photos for the final season of Lost. [via Pop Candy] 5. Attention holiday shoppers: The reviews for the Nook, Barnes and Noble’s Kindle killer, have been rather mixed. [via eWeek]

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