The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Behold! Jimmy Fallon‘s inevitable follow-up to “Neil Young Sings the ‘Fresh Prince’ Theme” — Neil Young sings “Pants on the Ground.” (video) [via TwentyFourBit] 2. This weekend, a vacant Tower Records store in the East Village will host performances, panel discussions, and conceptual art installations that lament industry troubles and the demise of music stores. [via WSJ] 3. Did Avatar rip off Soviet science fiction writers Arkady and Boris Strugatsky? [via The Guardian] 4. Fans of the Big Mac and couture rejoice: meet McFancy, an “upmarket temporary McDonald’s store that launches at Fashion Weeks across the world.” [via Refinery29] 5. Hoping to launch a new franchise, Lionsgate has acquired the worldwide rights to the screen adaptation of What To Expect When You’re Expecting. Remember, this is the same studio that does the Saw movies… [via Screen Daily]

Bonus link: Do hipsters really hate Converses?