The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Pitchfork‘s top 100 tracks of 2009 list is up, and Animal Collective nabbed the number one slot with “My Girls.” (Dirty Projectors‘ “Stillness Is the Move” came in second; Phoenix, “1901,” third.) [via Pitchfork] 2. Jason Reitman’s Up in the Air swept this morning’s 2010 Golden Globe nominations with six nods. Glee dominated the TV categories with four nominations. [via ArtsBeat] 3. Are its latest privacy settings a sign that Facebook has crossed over to the dark side? [via Gawker] 4. ABBA and The Stooges are among this year’s inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Unfortunately for Gene Simmons and his family jewels, Kiss got dissed. [via Rolling Stone] 5. Australia — a democracy, mind you — is planning to introduce an Internet filtering system that would block “obscene and crime-linked Web sites.” [via HuffPo]

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