The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Alex Chilton of the Box Tops and Big Star died yesterday at a hospital in New Orleans. He was 59. [via The Commercial Appeal] 2. In the wake of reported infidelity by her husband Jesse James, Sandra Bullock has left the family home and canceled a trip to London for the UK premiere of The Blind Side. [via People] 3. This year’s Radio & Television Correspondents Dinner featured a hilarious comedic set from Joe Biden. He was then asked to leave. (video) [via Gawker] 4. Your next TV could be a Google TV. We want one now. [via Wired] 5. After watching the video for “Telephone,” Quentin Tarantino is reportedly eyeing Lady Gaga to play an assassin in his next film. [via Daily Mail]