The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Lady Gaga will play muse on Bravo’s new fashion competition show, Launch My Line, in an episode that will air on January 6. [via People] 2. Sex and the City 2‘s new teaser trailer includes a “New York State of Mind” soundtrack and the girls riding around the desert on camels. [via rPulse] 3. T.I. was released from prison early yesterday, and admitted to an Atlanta halfway house. [via XXL] 4. Ricky Gervais is working on a new animated series for HBO based on his popular podcasts. His buddies Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington (!) will be doing voices as well; the show debuts February 19. [via THR] 5. Kim Peek, the savant who inspired Dustin Hoffman‘s character in Rain Main, has died at 58. [via Slashfilm]

Bonus link: Jesus Decides He Doesn’t Want to Celebrate His Birthday This Year.