The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. How to insert yourself in the brouhaha: Wearing a wig and a prosthetic chin, and speaking with a slight lisp, Jimmy Kimmel did his entire show as Jay Leno last night. [via HuffPo] 2. Everybody and their mother told Conan O’Brien not to write that angry fuck-you letter. Also: how long will we have to wait to watch him on FOX? [via Vulture] 3. Netflix‘s instant streaming service (already being enjoyed by Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 owners) is coming to the Nintendo Wii this spring. [via USA Today] 4. Brad Ferro, the Queens gym teacher who punched Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi in the face on Jersey Shore, will be fired from his job after being found guilty of simple assault. He had previously been hanging out in a teacher reassignment center. [via TMZ] 5. Irony: News of Google‘s threat that it would stop cooperating with Chinese Internet censorship and possibly shut down operations in the country was heavily censored in China. [via NYT]

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