The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. James Cameron‘s film adaptation of Charles Pellegrino’s The Last Train From Hiroshima: The Survivors Look Back might be tripped up by some major factual errors in the book. [via Vulture] 2. Barry Hannah, who won the William Faulkner award for his debut novel Geronimo Rex, died yesterday at 67. [via The Guardian] 3. Did James Franco start a trend? Julianne Moore will return to As the World Turns in April, playing half-sisters Frannie and Sabrina Hughes. [via TV Guide] 4. Jessica “Sexual Napalm” Simpson will discuss John Mayer‘s recent Playboy interview and her fluctuating weight when she visits Oprah tomorrow. [via MTV News] 5. After a handful of side projects, The Black Keys will release Brothers, their sixth album, on May 18. [via Pitchfork]

Bonus link: The Onion on Museum Attendance During Recession